The Associate Membership Program is open to organizations in a country with a developing economy without a National Committee or Associate National Committee. Eligible organizations in a country are either the National Standards Body or National Metrology Institute of a country, only one orgnization can be the AM of a given country.
The program shall enable developing and newly industrializing countries to participate in the work of the CIE and to benefit fully from its International Standards and its scientific expertise. Associate Members can participate in the technical work of the CIE but do not have the right to vote.
The Letter of Invitation gives further informtion about this programm, to join the Associate Membership Programme please use the the Associate Membership Pledge form.
Countries currently benefiting from this programme are:
AE - Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology
BW - Botswana Bureau of Standards
BY - Belarusian State Institute of Metrology - BelGIM
CG - Association Congolaise de Normalisation
ER - Eritrean Standards Institution
ET - Ethiopia Standards Agency
GD - Grenada Bureau of Standards
JO - Jordan Institution for Standards and Metrology
KE - Kenya Bureau of Standards
MD - National Institute for Standardization and Metrology of Moldova
NG - Association of Illumination Professionals
RW - Rwanda Bureau of Standards
SC - Seychelles Bureau of Standards
SL - St. Lucia Bureau of Standards
TH - National Institute of Metrology, Thailand
UG - Uganda National Bureau of Standards