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CEN/CENELEC European Committee for Standardization (CEN; Comité Européen de Normalisation) and European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC; Comité Européen de Normalisation Electrotechnique), voluntary associations of ISO/IEC members that in effect represent federations of all the national standards-making institutes of the European Union. CEN/CENELEC aims to harmonize members' national standards and adopt new European standards, including those for computing.