Regional Engagements

GS1 is engaged with policy makers at the global, regional and national levels. We work with global organisations such as the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the World Health Organisation (WHO), the United Nations (UN) and the World Customs Organisation (WCO). At the regional level we are engaged with government organizations including the European Commission (EC), the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum, and the Organisation of American States (OAS).  GS1 Member Organisations in 110+ countries work directly with their government to address policy needs for a wide range of issues.

Explore this section. Learn more about country-specific and regional initiatives illustrating how GS1 supports governments and their public policy goals. Find your local GS1 contact and schedule a meeting to learn more.

North America

United States government agencies recognize GS1 standards as an industry proven means to achieve regulatory compliance and adoption.

Latin America & Mexico

In the coming years, ensuring the highest level of consumer and patient safety is a critical objective for governments in Latin America.

Europe

The European Union, with its 28 Members States, provides a unique opportunity for GS1 to contribute to the elaboration of harmonized rules.

Asia Pacific

Asia-Pacific is a dynamic and diversified fast growing region.

MEMA

In the coming years, ensuring the highest level of consumer and patient safety is a critical objective for governments in the Middle East.

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