THE AFRICAN ELECTROTECHNICAL STANDARDIZATION COMMISSION, AFSEC was inaugurated on 28 February 2008 as a result of a collaborative effort among stakeholders since 2005, and underpinned by a declaration of the Conference of African Ministers of Energy held in Algiers on 17th February 2008.



AFSEC- PROVISONAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR 2015


IEC Africa Regional Office- Advertisement for position of Officer (click here for details)


Fourth General Assembly 10-12 September 2014 , Kinshasa

The Fourth AFSEC General Assembly was hosted in Kinshasa D R Congo by the Government and National Electrotechnical Committee of the D R Congo at La Grand Hotel, Kinshasa.

Fourth General Assembly Unconfirmed Report - English (zip file)

Fourth General Assembly Unconfirmed Report - French (zip file)


 

WHAT ARE THE OBJECTIVES OF AFSEC?

In the field of electricity, electronics and related technologies, the African Electrotechnical Standardization Commission (AFSEC) is responsible for:

  • Identification of existing standards and prioritization of standards needs,
  • Harmonizing existing standards, through either the adoption of international standards; or where necessary their adaptation to African conditions,
  • Where there is a need, identifying draft standards to be developed by the members of AFSEC for adoption, and
  • Recommending harmonized standards for application by the appropriate bodies of the African Union.