The Institute for Standardization of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BAS) is a governmental organization.
It was founded by the Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2004 pursuant to the Decision on the Foundation of BAS as the national standards body for Bosnia and Herzegovina in order to represent the interests of Bosnia and Herzegovina national standardization in the international and European standards organizations.
BAS performs the following tasks:
- Preparing, adopting, issuing and maintaining Bosnia and Herzegovina national standards and other documents of the Bosnia and Herzegovina national standardization system,
- Keeping a register of Bosnia and Herzegovina national standards,
- Collecting, filing and providing standards and other standardization documents,
- Providing information concerning standardization,
- Maintaining databases on standards and other standardization documents and providing information from the databases,
- Publishing a quarterly publication "Glasnik" which includes information on adopted and withdrawn Bosnia and Herzegovina national standards, standardization documents and related activities,
- Promoting the application of national standards, processes or services through the use ofBosnia and Herzegovina standards (BAS standards),
- Conducting training in the area of standardization and organizing workshops and seminars.