International Organization for StandardizationWikipedia short information
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations.
Founded on 23 February 1947, the organization promotes worldwide proprietary, industrial and commercial standards. It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, and as of March 2017 works in 162 countries.
It was one of the first organizations granted general consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.