• Secretary:
    Mr José Baltar
  • Chairperson:
    Mr Christoph Winterhalter
  • Creation date: 2018


  • Reports to the Council;
  • Reviews ISO's governance structure, policies and procedures
  • Reviews adequacy of the implementation of the ISO policies and procedures
  • Assesses the performance of Council (body and members)
  • Develops and maintains a code of conduct for ISO governance and management
  • Reviews the conduct of the Secretary-General and ISO Central Secretariat staff
  • Reviews any concerns reported in confidence by ISO Central Secretariat staff.

Quick links

Reference Title Type
ISO/COUNCIL/CSC/OVE/WG   Council CSC/OVE Working Group Working group
ISO/COUNCIL/CSC/OVE/WG 2   Council CSC/OVE Working Group Working group
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
5 November 2024 Virtual () ISO/COUNCIL/CSC/OVE *
18 February 2025 Geneva (Switzerland) ISO/COUNCIL/CSC/OVE *
3 June 2025 San José (Costa Rica) ISO/COUNCIL/CSC/OVE *
7 October 2025 Kigali (Rwanda) ISO/COUNCIL/CSC/OVE *

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional