Chairperson (until end 2023):Mrs Sadie DaintonVice chairperson (until end 2023):Dr Eunsook Moon
ISO Technical Programme Manager [TPM]:ISO Editorial Manager [EM]:
- Creation date: 1978
COPOLCO membership is open to interested member bodies as participating (P) or observer (O) members and to interested correspondent members as observer (O) members.
Terms of reference
- To study means of helping consumers to benefit from standardization, and means of improving consumer participation in national and international standardization.
- To provide a forum for the exchange of information on the experience of consumer participation in the development and implementation of standards in the consumer field, and on other questions of interest to consumers in national and international standardization.
- To advise ISO Council as to the consolidated viewpoints of consumers on matters relevant to ISO's current and potential standardization and conformity assessment work.
- To advise ISO Council on the need for new or revised policies or actions within ISO as they relate to consumers' needs.
More information about COPOLCO and related ISO activities can be found in the section Resources for consumers.