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Scope

Standardization of graphic character sets and their characteristics, including string ordering, associated control functions, their coded representation for information interchange and code extension techniques. Excluded: audio and picture coding.

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54

published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2

3

ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2

27

Participating countries

21

Observing countries

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2/WG 2 Universal coded character set Working group *

* The convener can be reached through the secretariat (See contact information below)

Liaison Committees to ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 22 Programming languages, their environments and system software interfaces ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 Document description and processing languages ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 37/SC 2 Terminographical and lexicographical working methods ISO
ISO/TC 46/SC 4 Technical interoperability ISO
ISO/TC 211 Geographic information/Geomatics ISO
ISO/TC 215 Health informatics ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 22 Programming languages, their environments and system software interfaces ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 Document description and processing languages ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 35 User interfaces ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 37/SC 2 Terminographical and lexicographical working methods ISO
ISO/TC 46/SC 4 Technical interoperability ISO
ISO/TC 204 Intelligent transport systems ISO
ISO/TC 211 Geographic information/Geomatics ISO
Organizations in liaison
Acronym Title Liaison type
ISOC Internet Society A
ITU International Telecommunication Union A
UNICODE The Unicode Consortium A
CCSDS Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems B
EC - European Commission European Commission B
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development B
UNECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe B
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization B
WMO World Meteorological Organization B
HKITF Hong Kong Information Technology Federation C
SAT Daizōkyō Text Database SAT Daizōkyō Text Database C
TCA Taipei computer association C
UC Berkeley University of California, Berkeley C
UNU-IIST United Nations University International Institute for Software Technologies C
W3C World Wide Web Consortium C
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
25-29 September 2017 China ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2 **

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2 - Secretariat

JISC Japan
IPSJ/ITSCJ
Room 308-3, Kikai-Shinko-Kaikan Bldg.,
3-5-8, Shiba-Koen, Minato-ku
Tokyo 105-0011
Japan

Tel: +81 3 34 31 28 08
Fax: +81 3 34 31 64 93

Secretariat direct:
Ms Toshiko Kimura
Tel: +81 3 3431 2808
Fax: +81 3 3431 6493