Mission, Vision & Core Values

The ARSO Council in its 39th Session in July 2009 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia redefined the strategic Mission and Vision of ARSO towards fulfilling the needs of the African standardisation in accordance with the ARSO Strategic Framework 2009-2014, which seeks to respond to the challenges of globalisation in the African continent.


To be an excellent standardisation centre that promotes trade and industry.


To facilitate intra-African and global trade through providing and facilitating the implementation of harmonised standards.

Core Values

  • Integrity
  • Value for Employees
  • Team Work
  • Passion for Creativity and Innovation
  • Customer Focus