COOMET President’s Council
The 14th meeting of the COOMET President’s Council was held on 18–19 November 2009 in Braunschweig, Germany. 13th participant from 5 countries took part in PC-14.
СООМЕТ continues extending and covering new countries
On 18 November 2009 the Director of the Agency for Standardization, Metrology, Certification and Trade Inspection of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan signed MoU. Thus, Tajikistan became the 18th country to join COOMET.
Mr Bakhtiyor Shukurov the Deputy Director of the Tajikstandart got a Member of the COOMET Committee.
Among former SU republics only Turkmenistan has not joined our RMO yet.
Common Research in Metrology
COOMET President G. Sydorenko and COOMET Vice-Presidents discussed possible changes in the distribution of responsibilities among the Vice-Presidents taking into account the new structural body (TC 5 “Common Research in Metrology”).
COOMET Vice-President K.-D. Sommer kindly agreed to coordinate the activities of TC 5 and include the coordination of common research projects (TC 5) into his terms of reference as a COOMET Vice-president, particularly: Changes in the structure of TC 2 “Legal Metrology”
TC 2 Chairperson O. Kühn informed about the proposals to change the structure of TC 2 “Legal Metrology”. COOMET Vice-President K.-D. Sommer expressed his proposals with regard to the names of new TC 2 subcommittees. COOMET Vice-President N. Zhagora informed about the history of this issue and briefly laid out the results of the last TC 2 meeting.
The members of PC had decision to approved of the changes in the TC 2 structure and to include the approval of the changes in the TC 2 structure into the agenda of the 20th meeting of COOMET Committee.
Results of the regional seminars
Head of COOMET Secretariat P. Neyezhmakov and Representative of the National COOMET Secretariat in Germany A. Kögler informed about the results of the regional seminars within COOMET SC 4.5 “Calibration, Verification and Traceability” (14–16 July 2009, Yerevan, Armenia) and “Implementation of Quality Management Systems at NMIs according to ISO/IEC 17025” (14–15 October 2009, Tbilisi, Georgia).
Venue and date of the next meeting of COOMET President’s Council
COOMET Vice-President N. Zhagora kindly proposed to hold the 15th meeting of COOMET President’s Council in Belarus in November 2010.