Concepts & Terminology

General Committee for Standards

A committee emerged from the Technical Council to conduct tasks and functions assigned to it.

Technical Committee (TC)

The Technical Committee formed by GSO to prepare standards for a sector of standards.

Sub-Committee (SC)

A committee emerged from a Technical Committee to conduct tasks and functions assigned to it within the program of this Technical Committee.

Working Group (WG)

A limited number of experts group formed by the Technical Committee members designated in their personal capacity to carry out specific tasks.

Working member:

The standardizing body participating in any technical or subsidiary committee shall have the right to vote.

Observer Member

A standardization agency that has expressed the desire to be informed of the work of the Committee and has no right to vote.