World Metrology Day 2021: Purpose, Theme
The day of 20th May is observed as World Metrology Day in order to celebrate the International System of Units. The International Organization of Legal Metrology (OIML) organizes this day in the collaboration of Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (BIPM).
- This day also the anniversary of the signing of the 1875’s Metre Convention.
- The theme 2021 for World Metrology Day is Measurement for Health.
- it aims to create awareness of the important role measurement plays in health, and thus in the wellbeing of every one of us.