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The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) is proud to host the 30th ARSO General Assembly in Abuja, Nigeria from June 17th to 21st, 2024, at the Abuja International Conference Centre. This event, a vital moment for Africa’s journey towards unified standards and trade facilitation under the AfCFTA, will bring together stakeholders from across Africa and the world. The General Assembly is ARSO’s highest governance body and a major annual event designed to engage, inspire, and empower the Participants.  From insightful keynote addresses to interactive technical sessions, delegates can expect a rich tapestry of knowledge-sharing, networking, collaboration and innovation.




  1. 30th ARSO General Assembly: This flagship event promises insightful discussions on Standardisation, Quality Infrastructure, and Trade facilitation, featuring key policy-makers, experts, and professionals.
  2.  Key Events:
  • Opening Ceremony: Hosted by the Honourable Minister of Industries, Trade, and Investments, featuring distinguished speakers and cultural performances.
  • African Day of Standardisation: Technical workshops on sector-specific topics, providing tools and collaborative opportunities.
  • Made in Africa Expo: Running alongside the General Assembly, showcasing products, innovations, and services in standardization and quality assurance.
  • Gala Dinner and Cultural Tour: Delegates will have the chance to immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of Nigerian culture and hospitality.
  1. Networking and Social Events: Delegates will enjoy networking opportunities and cultural experiences, fostering cross-border connections and camaraderie.

During the 30th ARSO General Assembly, attendees can anticipate witnessing the signing of agreements, the introduction of collaborative initiatives, and the acknowledgement of remarkable contributions to the standards and quality infrastructure field by both individuals and organizations.


Join Us:

Date:  June 17th to 21st, 2024

   Venue: Abuja International Conference Centre

   City: Abuja, Nigeria

About ARSO

The African Organization for Standardization (ARSO) is a continental standards body mandated to facilitate intra-African trade and industrial development through harmonized standards and conformity assessment. With a vision to be the leading standards organization driving Africa’s integration and global competitiveness, ARSO is committed to promoting excellence, innovation, and sustainability in standards development and implementation across Africa.

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