UNUnited Nations Economic Commission for Europe

Working Party on Regulatory Cooperation and Standardization Policies (WP.6)




Working Party 6 is a forum for dialogue among regulators and policy makers. A number of organizations regularly attend our meetings and contribute to the development of our work. These include governmental bodies, intergovernmental organizations, business associations and private firms, standards-setting organizations, certification bodies, test houses, international schemes for conformity assessment, the civil society and consumer organizations. Among the most important:


African Regional Organization for Standardization (ARSO)

Interstate Council for Standardization, Metrology and Certification of the Commonwealth of Independence States (CIS) - a.k.a. Euroasian Interstate Coucil (EASC)

Enhancing Market Surveillance through Best Proactice (EMARS)

European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC)

European Committee for Standardization (CEN)

European Free Trade Association (EFTA)

European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

International Accreditation Forum (IAF)

International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)

International Electrotechnical Commission System for Certification to Standards Relating to Equipment for use in Explosive Atmospheres (IECEX)

International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC)

International Organization of Legal Metrology (OIML)

International Standards Organization (ISO)

International Trade Centre (ITC)

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Product Safety Enforcement Forum of Europe (Prosafe)

Standardization Organization for G.C.C. (GSO)

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

WHO/FAO Codex Alimentarius Commission

World Bank

World Trade Organization (WTO)