HydroSOS End of pilot phase workshop

The End of the Pilot phase workshop introduces the major milestones achieved during the pilot phase of World Meteorological Organization’s Hydrological Status and Outlook System (HydroSOS): A system for monitoring and predicting global freshwater hydrological conditions and briefs on the future plans of the project. This event provides an overview of HydroSOS which provides a platform for assessing the current hydrological availability and providing outlooks under a changing climate.  Water status and outlook systems are key components of evidence-based decision-making regarding climate change adaptation. The event will feature an outline of the HydroSOS concept, progress in the project so far which includes the technical developments done during the pilot phase, and a presentation on the challenges and opportunities associated with global implementation.


  • Discuss the technical developments of the pilot phase of HydroSOS, its demonstration portal, and the major conclusions from this phase.
  • Share lessons learnt and discuss new entry points and innovative approaches to improve the System/framework and encourage participation of the members to the project.
  • Discuss the benefits of implementing the system
  • Explore potential partnerships for HydroSOS and invite members to implement or engage in HydroSOS at a national and regional scales.

This event was highly informative showcasing presentations from speakers followed by a Q&A session. It was delivered in English with interpretation in Spanish, Russian and French.



Find the detailed agenda here. For more information find the concept note of the program here.

The full report is accessible in all UN languages: ar - zh - en - fr - ru - es.


Recording of the event