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Resolution 11 of the 20th CGPM (1995)
Version française
Metrology: long-term needs

    The 20th Conférence Générale des Poids et Mesures,

    referring to Resolution 1: The need to use SI units in studies of Earth resources, the environment, human well-being and related issues, Resolution 2: World-wide traceability of measurement standards, and Resolution 3: The need for long-term metrological research,


  • the particular impact of metrology on the economic growth and international trade of Member States,
  • the contribution to these of the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (BIPM) and the national metrological laboratories,

    requests the Comité International des Poids et Mesures to study and report on the long-term national and international needs relating to metrology, the appropriate international collaborations and the unique role of the BIPM to meet these needs, and the financial and other commitments that will be required from the Member States in the coming decades.

Comptes Rendus de la 20e CGPM (1995), 1996, p.225
Metrologia, 1996, 33(1), 81-89

The reader should note that the official version of this Resolution is the French text.

Other Resolutions of the 20th CGPM (1995)
Resolution 1
Resolution 2
Resolution 3
Resolution 4
Resolution 5
Resolution 6
Resolution 7
Resolution 8
Resolution 9
Resolution 10
Resolution 11