ISO Cookstoves Committee to Hold First Meeting in Nairobi: Travel Support Available
The first meeting of the International Organization of Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee (TC) 285 on Clean Cookstoves and Clean Cooking Solutions will take place 4-8 November 2013 in Nairobi, Kenya. The Plenary will begin on 4 November 2013 at 0900 and conclude no later than 1300 on 8 November 2013. All National Bodies who plan to send delegations to the meeting are invited to offer a 15 minute presentation on national activities surround Cookstoves and Cookstoves standards. National delegations are requested to submit these presentations to the TC 285 Secretaries, Mr. Zacharia Lukorito (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Ms. Sally Seitz (email@example.com) no later than 20 September 2013. National Bodies are requested to send official delegate lists to the TC 285 Secretaries no later than 4 October 2013 so that the meeting host can finalize logistical arrangements.
This first meeting will focus on committee organization and structure, a review of comments received on the ISO TS/P and feature technical discussions based on the ISO IWA 11:2012 – guidelines for evaluating cookstove performance. It is intended that this first meeting will last five days. A meeting announcement, logistics package and draft agenda will be circulated to ISO TC 285 members shortly.
As per ISO procedures, any full member of ISO may join TC 285 at any point, and Correspondent and Subscriber members may join TC 285 as one of the five committees they may participate in. Interested National Bodies should communicate their intent to participate via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.