IFAN Statutes and Rules of Procedure, (8th Edition, updated 2018)
Lays down the main rules governing the work of the International Federation of Standards Users (IFAN). The brochure includes, inter alia, clauses related to status and objectives of the organization, its members, structure, IFAN officers, relations with other organizations, finance, etc.
Guide 5:2020 Introduction to the world of European standards for standards users
An introduction for beginners in the standardization department of organizations
Guide 4:2018 Education and Training about Standardization (Updated 2018 and corrected by corrigenda 1)
Different needs for different roles.
(521 kB), free
Guide 3:2018 Guidelines to assist members of standards committees in preparing user-friendly European standards (Revised 2018)
Guidelines that provide a checklist which contains requirements for European Standards in order to assist standards committee experts in preparing user-friendly standards.
(270 kB), free
Guide 2:2019 Second edition of Guidance for establishing a National Standards Users Group
Guidance for establishing a National Standards Users Group. The brochure includes, inter alia, information on the objectives, membership, benefits of membership, structure, etc. of the National Standards Users’ Society. It is designed to facilitate the creation of national standards users’ societies.
IFAN European Group Achievements (2013)
The document lists the achievements of the IFAN European Group since its creation in 2002.
(420 kB), free
Benefits of IFAN membership, (2019)
The leaflet lists the benefits which are available to IFAN members from their membership in IFAN.
Guidance on the application of ISO 26000
The following documents were prepared by IFAN Member Guido Guertler and his daughter has kindly given her permission for us to continue to host them.
1. Check tool for using ISO 26000
2. User Guide
3. Powerpoint presentation on the correct use of ISO 26000