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The World Standards Day or International Standards Day is celebrated annually on 14th of October in many countries across the world.
The World Standards Day aims to mark the development of voluntary engineering and scientific standards.
The World Standards Day focuses to raise awareness regarding the significance of standardization in the global economy, among regulators, industry, and consumers.
The World Standards Day also honors the efforts of thousands of experts across the globe, who came together to develop the voluntary technical agreements that are published as international standards.
The World Standards Day also celebrates the work of experts and their standards development organizations such as the IEC (the International Electrotechnical Commission), ISO (The International Organization for Standardization), ITU (The Intern differentiation Telecommunication Union), IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force).
The World Standards Day was first celebrated on 14th October 1946, where it saw representatives from 25 countries gathered in London for the first time with the aim of creating an international organization solely focused on facilitating standardization.
The World Standard Day was formally established in the year 1970 by Mr. Faruk Sünter, the then President of IES (International Organization for Standardization).
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