• Secretary:
    Ms Sari Rajakoski
  • Chairperson (until end 2018):
    Mrs Lena Dargham
  • Creation date: 1961



DEVCO membership is open to interested member bodies as participating (P) or observer (O) members and to interested correspondent members as observer (O) members.

Terms of reference

  • To identify the needs and requirements of developing countries in the fields of standardization and related activities and to assist the developing countries, as necessary, in defining these needs and requirements.
  • Having established these needs and requirements, to recommend actions to assist the developing countries in meeting them.
  • To monitor the implementation of The ISO Action Plan for developing countries.
  • To provide a forum for the discussion of all aspects of standardization and related activities, and for the exchange of experience among developed and developing countries.

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Participating members


Observing members

Reference Title Type
ISO/DEVCO/CAG Chair's advisory group Working group *

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

Liaison Committees from ISO/DEVCO

ISO/DEVCO can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/CASCO Committee on conformity assessment ISO
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
19 September 2017 Berlin (Germany) ISO/DEVCO *

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