Interstate Council on Hydrometeorology of the Commonwealth of Independent States
The Council activity is guided by the CIS rules, regulations, procedures and legislation, as well as by the decisions of the Council of Presidents, the Council of Prime-ministers, the Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs and the Economic Council of the CIS.
The ICH is subordinated to the CIS Council of the prime-ministers. The Council interacts with the CIS Executive Committee, other CS bodies, the Secretariats of other International Organizations and with the CIS authorities.
The ICH has been established based on the Interstate Agreement for Collaboration in the field of Hydrometeorology, that was concluded on 8 February 1992 and then, amended on 9 October 1997.
The ICH of CIS has concluded Working Arrangements with WMO in 1996.