In 1960, the 11th General Conference on Weights and Measures adopted the name Système International d'Unités (International System of Units) for the recommended practical system of units of measurement.
2013 Director's report now available: The 2013 Director's Report is now available in English on the BIPM website. It is being translated into French and will be made available as soon as possible on the website. The final printed report will be distributed later in the year as a single pack including the minutes of the 2013 meeting of the CIPM and the Rapport Annuel in both French and English. Read more about BIPM publications