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World Standards Day 2021: Theme, History, Significance

World Standards Day 2021: Theme, History, Significance

World Standards Day is celebrated on 14th October across the world. this day is also called International Standards Day. the main purpose of this day is to raise awareness about the importance of standardization in the global economy among consumers, regulators, and industry.

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World Standards Day 2021: History

  • In 1946, World Standard Day was designated in London, UK, and the day was first celebrated in 1970 by Faruk Sunter, the then President of IES.
  • The international standards bodies including ISO (the International Organization for Standardization), IEC (the International Electrotechnical Commission), and ITU (the International Telecommunication Union) participated in the event.

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World Standards Day 2021: Theme

  • The theme for World Standard Day 2021 is ‘Standards for sustainable development goals- a shared vision for a better future’.
  • In 2020, the theme was ‘Protecting the Planet with Standards,’.
  • and, in 2019, The theme for the day was ‘Video standards create a global stage’.

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World Standards Day: FAQs

When is World Standards Day observed?

World Standards Day is celebrated on 14th October across the world.

What is the theme of World Standards Day 2021?

The theme for World Standard Day 2021 is ‘Standards for sustainable development goals- a shared vision for a better future.

Why World Standards Day is observed?

World Standards Day is observed to raise awareness about the importance of standardization in the global economy among the consumers, regulators, and industry.

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