Internaitional Bureau o Wechts an Meisurs

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Internaitional Bureau o Wechts an Meisurs
French: Bureau international des poids et mesures
Metric seal.svg
Seal o the BIPM
Abbreviation BIPM
Formation 20 May 1875
Teep Intergovrenmental
Location
Region served
Warldwide
Offeecial leid
French (offeecial), Inglis
Director
M.J.T. Milton
Wabsteid www.bipm.org

Coordinates: 48°49′45.55″N 2°13′12.64″E / 48.8293194°N 2.2201778°E / 48.8293194; 2.2201778 The Internaitional Bureau o Wechts an Meisurs (French: Bureau international des poids et mesures), is an internaitional staundarts organisation, ane o three such organisations established tae maintain the Internaitional Seestem o Units (SI) unner the terms o the Metre Convention (Convention du Mètre). The organisation is uisually referred tae by its French ineetialism, BIPM.

The BIPM reports tae the Internaitional Committee for Wechts an Meisurs (French: Comité international des poids et mesures, CIPM), which is in turn owerseen bi periodic meetins o the General Conference on Wechts an Meisurs (French: Conférence générale des poids et mesures, CGPM). Thir organisations are an aa commonly referred tae bi thair French ineetialisms.