The UIC IT / eBusiness cooperates with international standard bodies in order to promote interoperability and comptatibility between different world regions and transport modes.
CEN is the European Committee for Standardization, founded in 1961 by the national standards bodies in the European Economic Community and EFTA countries.
CEN defines voluntary technical standards, which promote free trade, the safety of workers and consumers, interoperability of networks, environmental protection, exploitation of research and development programmes, and public procurement.
The CIT’s tasks are
Implementation of the COTIF
Standardisation of the legal relations between rail actors
Representation of interests in dealings with public and private institutions
The OSJD is the Organisation for Railway Cooperation headquartered in
Warsaw, Poland. OSJD and eBusiness collaborate in the drafting of common leaflets and the management of the company codes.
The United Nations body UN/CEFACT encourages close collaboration between governments and private business to secure the interoperability for the exchange of information between the public and private sector.