ISO’s Committee on Development Country Matters (DEVCO) provides technical assistance and training to its members in developing countries.
The assistance entails strengthening the strategic, technical and operational capacities of National Standard Bodies (NSB) and to increase the involvement of developing countries in international standardization.
SIS coordinates its support to developing countries with ISO Secretariat and ISO/DEVCO. SIS is also holding a seat in the ISO/DEVCO Chair Advisory Group (CAG) that determines the overall strategy for the support to developing countries. CAG consists of representatives from eight developing and three developed countries.