International memberships The Republic of the Philippines, through the ITDI-NML, is a full member of the Asia Pacific Metrology Programme (APMP) and the Asia Pacific Legal Metrology Forum (APLMF), and an Associate State of the General Conference on Weights and Measures (Conférence Générale des Poids et Mesures, CGPM). Network activities The NML represents the interest of the Philippines in General Assemblies and Technical Committee meetings, and actively participates in the activities and events organized in the Region such as interlaboratory comparisons in various fields of measurements, preparatory and concluding workshops, symposiums, train-the-trainer courses/workshops among others. Mutual Recognition The ITDI-NML is a signatory to the CIPM Mutual Recognition Arrangement. The CIPM, International Committee for Weights and Measures (Comité International des Poids et Mesures) is made up of eighteen individuals, each from a different Member State under the Metre Convention whose principal task is to promote world-wide uniformity in units of measurement and it does this by direct action or by submitting draft resolutions to the General Conference (CGPM).