Bureau international des poids et mesures (BIPM)

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History

Established 20 May 1875, Paris (France), by Metre Convention, signed by 17 States. Modified 6 Oct 1921, Sèvres (France). Agreement signed with French Government, 25 Apr 1969; amended 23 July 2007. Often referred to in English as International Bureau of Weights and Measures. Statutes Registered in 'LNTS 427'.

Aims

Work with NMIs of Member States, RMOs and strategic partners, using international and impartial status to promote and advance the global comparability of measurements.

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Languages

English, French.

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 9 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 20 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 90 countries
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Subjects *

  • Research, Standards
    • Measurement

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

UIA Org ID

C1440

Last News Received

26. Oct 2017
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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