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The State of the Climate in Europe 2022 report, a collaboration between the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Regional Association VI and the European Union's Copernicus Climate Change Service, has highlighted the urgent need for action in response to Europe's climate crisis. During the report
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The second WIS 2.0 training workshop was held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago for the Caribbean Meteorological Organization, from 12 to 16 June 2023. The aim of this workshop is to help Caribbean countries to implement WIS 2.0. The training addresses capacity building of the Caribbean
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Prof. Costanza Bonadonna, a core expert in the Advisory Group on Volcanic Science for Applications (AG-VSA) of WMO's Standing Committee on Services for Aviation (SC-AVI), has recently been elected as President of the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior
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The WMO Regional Association IV (North America, Central America and Caribbean) Expert Team on Services for Aviation (ET-AVI) will convene a web-based seminar ('webinar') on quality management systems (QMS) on 29 and 30 June 2023, 1600-1815 UTC daily. The webinar will cover topics that include QMS
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Issue 1/2023 of the WMO Services for Aviation Newsletter has just been issued. The newsletter, issued two times per year, brings the meteorological and aviation communities up-to-date on some of the latest developments within WMO, its Members and its partner organizations such as ICAO. The latest
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The World Meteorological Organization's (WMO) Regional Association VI has spearheaded a survey to assess the accessibility and utilization of numerical analysis and Earth system prediction products in its region. This strategic initiative, aligned with WMO strategy, aims to enable greater access and
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Ms Andrea Henderson (Australia) has today become a new co-vice-chair of the Standing Committee on Services for Aviation (SC-AVI). Andrea joins the SC-AVI leadership team alongside Ms Gaborekwe Khambule (South Africa) as follow co-vice chair and Mr Ian Lisk (United Kingdom) as chair. Andrea also
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The nineteenth World Meteorological Congress (Cg-19), convened in Geneva, Switzerland from 22 May to 2 June 2023, adopted an amendment to the qualification and competency requirements of aeronautical meteorological personnel. The amendment will be reflected in the Technical Regulations (WMO-No. 49)
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The report of the Proceedings of the Eighth International Workshop on Volcanic Ash (IWVA-8) is now available here (in English only). The workshop was held in Rotorua, New Zealand on 4 and 5 February 2023. Its purpose was to demonstrate the worldwide progress made in supporting the scientific and
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Under the leadership of the Spanish Meteorological Agency, the experts in seasonal climate forecasting convened the 20th session of the Climate Outlook Forum for the Mediterranean region to discuss and reach a consensus on the Climate outlook for summer 2023. Traditionally, each Climate Outlook