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Joint Committee of the Regional Metrology Organizations and the BIPM (JCRB)
The 39th meeting of the JCRB will take place on March 14, 15 and 16, 2018
at Sèvres, France.

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