– the intergovernmental organization through which Member States act together
     on matters related to measurement science and measurement standards.
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BIPM News:
The new KCDB website (KCDB 2.0) is live. The BIPM is pleased to announce that the new KCDB website (KCDB 2.0) has gone live. New Presidents of the CCAUV and CCRI The CIPM appointed two new Consultative Committee (CC) Presidents at Session II of its 108th meeting (October 2019). The CIPM has made Dr Barry Inglis an honorary member The CIPM has bestowed honorary membership on Dr Barry Inglis in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the work of the committee. "Français et Sciences 2019" competition The BIPM and the LNE are partners in support of the competition "Français et Sciences" (French Language and Sciences), which this year is dedicated to the Moon.
For more information please see: presentation | registration | rules | 2019 winners

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The BIPM's mission and role:

  • Our vision is to be universally recognized as the world focus for the international system of measurement.

  • Our mission is to work with the NMIs of our Member States, the RMOs and strategic partners world-wide and to use the BIPM's international and impartial status to promote and advance the global comparability of measurements.