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Standardization of principles, methods and applications relating to terminology and other language and content resources in the contexts of multilingual communication and cultural diversity.

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50

published ISO standards *

related to the TC and its SCs

26

ISO standards under development *

related to the TC and its SCs

33

Participating countries

30

Observing countries

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 37/SC 1 Principles and methods Sub committee
ISO/TC 37/SC 2 Terminographical and lexicographical working methods Sub committee
ISO/TC 37/SC 3 Systems to manage terminology, knowledge and content Sub committee
ISO/TC 37/SC 4 Language resource management Sub committee
ISO/TC 37/SC 5 Translation, interpreting and related technology Sub committee
ISO/TC 37/AG 0 Advisory group Working group *
ISO/TC 37/JAC 0 ISO 639 RA Joint Advisory Committee Working group *
ISO/TC 37/TCG Terminology Coordination Group for TC37 Working group *
ISO/TC 37/WG 9 Data category registry Working group *

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

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 37

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 37 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 1 Terminology IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1 Information technology ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 22 Programming languages, their environments and system software interfaces ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 Coding of audio, picture, multimedia and hypermedia information ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 31 Automatic identification and data capture techniques ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 36 Information technology for learning, education and training ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 12 Quantities and units ISO
ISO/TC 20 Aircraft and space vehicles ISO
ISO/TC 20/SC 8 Aerospace terminology ISO
ISO/TC 46 Information and documentation ISO
ISO/TC 61/SC 1 Terminology ISO
ISO/TC 120 Leather ISO
ISO/TC 154 Processes, data elements and documents in commerce, industry and administration ISO
ISO/TC 173/SC 2 Classification and terminology ISO
ISO/TC 176/SC 1 Concepts and terminology ISO
ISO/TC 184/SC 4 Industrial data ISO
ISO/TC 215 Health informatics ISO
ISO/TC 232 Learning services outside formal education ISO
ISO/TC 266 Biomimetics ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 37

ISO/TC 37 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1 Information technology ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 Coding of audio, picture, multimedia and hypermedia information ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 12 Quantities and units ISO
ISO/TC 20 Aircraft and space vehicles ISO
ISO/TC 20/SC 8 Aerospace terminology ISO
ISO/TC 24/SC 8 Test sieves, sieving and industrial screens ISO
ISO/TC 46 Information and documentation ISO
ISO/TC 46/SC 4 Technical interoperability ISO
ISO/TC 46/SC 9 Identification and description ISO
ISO/TC 120/SC 2 Tanned leather ISO
ISO/TC 145 Graphical symbols ISO
ISO/TC 154 Processes, data elements and documents in commerce, industry and administration ISO
ISO/TC 173/SC 2 Classification and terminology ISO
ISO/TC 176 Quality management and quality assurance ISO
ISO/TC 176/SC 1 Concepts and terminology ISO
ISO/TC 184/SC 4 Industrial data ISO
ISO/TC 201/SC 1 Terminology ISO
ISO/TC 215 Health informatics ISO
Organizations in liaison
Acronym Title Liaison type
AILA International Association of Applied Linguistics A
CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research A
EAFT European Association for Terminologie A
EC - European Commission European Commission A
eCl@ss e.V. eCl@ss e.V. A
ETSI European Telecommunications Standards Institute A
EUATC European Union of Associations of Translation Companies A
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations A
FIT International Federation of Translators A
GALA Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) A
GTW GTW - Association for Terminology and Knowledge Transfer A
IFLA International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions A
Infoterm International Information Centre for Terminology (Infoterm) A
ISKO International Society for Knowledge Organization A
IUPAC International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry A
KPI Kamusi Project International A
LAS League of Arab States A
LSA Linguistic Society of America A
OASIS Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) A
OMG Object Management Group A
OMG - BSL Business Semantics Ltd A
REALITER Réseau panlatin de terminologie A
RIFAL Office québécois de la langue française A
TERMNET International Network for Terminology, TermNet A
UATI International Union of Technical Associations and Organizations A
UEA - Esperanto Universala Esperanto-Asocio A
UIC International Union of Railways A
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization A
WHO World Health Organization A
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization A
IIF International Institute of Refrigeration B
ITU International Telecommunication Union B
UN United Nations B
UNECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe B
UPU Universal Postal Union B
WMO World Meteorological Organization B
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
25-30 June 2017 Vienna (Austria) ISO/TC 37  

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

ISO/TC 37 - Secretariat

SAC China
Standardization Administration of China
BaijiazhuangDongli Bld.13
Chaoyang District
Beijing 100026
China

Tel: +86 10 8226 2622
Fax: +86 10 8226 0660

Secretariat direct:
Mr Changqing Zhou

ISO/TC 37 - Twinned Secretariat

ASI Austria
Austrian Standards Institute
Österreichisches Normungsinstitut
Heinestrasse 38
A-1020 Wien
Austria

Tel: +43 1 213 00 610 / +43 1 213 00 613
Fax: +43 1 213 00 609

Secretariat direct:
Dr Christian Galinski
Tel: +43 664 7313 1771
Fax: +43 1 4277 58027