Initial Planning Meeting of the HydroSOS

Initial Planning Meeting of the HydroSOS - group picture

The Initial Planning Meeting of the HydroSOS was held in Entebbe, Republic of Uganda from 26 to 28 September 2017, bringing together approximately 50 participants, including some regional and national Hydrological Advisers, international experts, stakeholders from the pilot river basins, and members of the Commission for Hydrology’s Advisory Working Group.

The purpose of the meeting was to establish a dialog in the community to help consolidate the planning of the System by addressing the needs of the various stakeholders and by directly building on recent advances by the global environmental science community, along with other current WMO initiatives and existing capabilities to deliver a unique operational system providing up-to-date hydrological information from NMHSs to a range of end-users.