20th meeting of TC 1.9 "Ionizing Radiation and Radioactivity": 12 December, Online
The COOMET Joint Committee for Measurement Standards (COOMET JCMS) was formed at the 12th COOMET Committee Meeting (Havana, May 2002) due to the COOMET’s restructuring.
In its activities, the JCMS is guided by the COOMET Memorandum of Understanding (COOMET Document D1/2022) and COOMET Rules of Procedure (COOMET Document D2/2021); COOMET Mission, Vision and Strategy; decisions of the COOMET Committee and COOMET Presidential Council; COOMET programs, documents, and recommendations; documents of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) and the Joint Committee of the Regional Metrology Organizations and the BIPM (JCRB).
A Vice-President responsible for cooperation in the field of measurement standards coordinates the COOMET JCMS activities.
You can find the full text of JCMS rules in the Regulation on the COOMET Joint Committee for Measurement Standards (JCMS) (Document CООМЕТ D5.1/2023).
The JCMS provides coordination and methodological support of cooperation of national metrology institutes (NMIs) and designated institutes (DIs) of COOMET member countries within the following areas:
- implementation of the Mutual Recognition Arrangement of national measurement standards and of Calibration and Measurement Certificates issued by national metrology institutes (hereinafter CIPM MRA);
- planning, organization, and methodological support of the COOMET key and supplementary comparisons;
- other issues related to cooperation in the field of development, research, and comparisons of measurement standards regulated by Section 4 of the COOMET Memorandum of Understanding.