Resolution-CGPM-23-1

Resolution 1 of the 23rd CGPM

On the initiatives taken to strengthen the collaboration between National Metrology Institutes and recognized National Accreditation Bodies

The 23rd General Conference,

noting the initiative by the International Committee for Weights and Measures (CIPM) and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) to address the concerns raised in Resolution 11 of the 22nd General Conference on the importance of a close technical relationship between the staff of National Metrology Institutes and recognized National Accreditation Bodies,

welcomes

  • the joint statement by the CIPM and the ILAC on the role and responsibilities of National Metrology Institutes and recognized National Accreditation Bodies,
  • the regular meetings now taking place internationally, regionally and nationally to strengthen the relationship,
  • the work of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) and the ILAC to identify areas of collaboration between the two bodies so as to strengthen the integrity of traceable measurements worldwide with the aim of benefiting users of the world metrology system,

recommends Member States to take note of the joint statement and to adapt it to their national situation,

invites the BIPM and the ILAC to pursue further initiatives to enhance their cooperation and regular dialogue.

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

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