– the intergovernmental organization through which Member States act together
     on matters related to measurement science and measurement standards.
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Joint Committee of the Regional Metrology Organizations and the BIPM (JCRB)
The terms of reference of the JCRB are defined in Appendix E of the CIPM MRA, which charges the Joint Committee with:
  1. coordinating the activities among the RMOs in establishing confidence for the recognition of calibration and measurement certificates, according to the terms of the CIPM Mutual Recognition Arrangement (CIPM MRA);

  2. making policy suggestions to the RMOs and to the CIPM on the operation of the CIPM MRA;

  3. analysing the application by each RMO of the criteria of the CIPM MRA;

  4. analysing and entering into Appendix C the proposals of each RMO in respect of the calibration and measurement capabilities of their member NMIs and reporting to the CIPM;

  5. facilitating appropriate inter-regional supplementary comparisons;

  6. writing an annual report on the activities of the Joint Committee to the CIPM and to the signatories of the CIPM MRA.

JCRB Rules of Procedure