World Metrology Day - 20 May
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World Metrology Day is celebrated annually on 20 May to commemorate the signing of the Meter Convention on 20 May 1875.
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The theme for World Metrology Day 2023 is "Measurements supporting the global food system".
The Meter Convention established a framework for international cooperation in the science of measurement and its applications in industry, commerce and society.
The purpose of the Meter Convention isto ensure global uniformity in measurement.
The World Metrology Day project is a joint effort of BIPM (International Bureau of Weights and Measures) and OIML (International Organization of Legal Metrology).
The website provides resources for participants to locate and encourage countries and metrology organisations to join and participate in this year's event.
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