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THE RUSSIAN DELEGATION TOOK PART IN INTERNATIONAL EVENTS IN THE FIELD OF LEGAL METROLOGY

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MOSCOW, 25 October  2021 –Russian delegation headed by the Deputy Head of Rosstandart Evgeny Lazarenko took part in the 16th Conference of the International Organization of Legal Metrology (OIML) and the 56th meeting of the International Committee of Legal Metrology (CIML), all meetings were  held online. The participants of the event included 47 representatives of OIML member States.

In the report on the activities of the organization, the President of the International Committee of Legal Metrology Roman Schwartz noted that over the past five years the OIML has revised 17 fundamental documents, introduced new unified certification system, which currently covers 39 categories of measuring instruments, 12 issuing authorities,    26 testing laboratories, 33 users (including the Russian Federation). 

At the final session of the CIML meeting, the First Vice-President of the Committee Charles Ehrlich reported on the work of regional metrological organizations related to digital transformation in the field of ensuring the uniformity of measurements. The participants of the session also decided to create a new working group "Digitalization in Metrology", which will be headed by a Russian specialist, laboratory head of the Institute of Metrological Service of Rosstandart
Andrey Pankov.

"The global technical infrastructure developed by the OIML effectively supports the traceability of measurements used in strategically important areas for the member States – trade, healthcare, ecology. Our participation in this joint work significantly reduces technical barriers to trade and provides internationally recognized relationships within which users can be confident in the reliability and acceptability of measurement results," said Evgeny Lazarenko, Deputy Head of Rosstandart.

Now, the OIML consists of 62 full-fledged participants and 63 corresponding members from among the national specialists in ensuring the uniformity of measurements of the OIML member countries. Russia has been a full member of the organization since 1955.

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