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The WMO Services Commission, in collaboration with the Research Board, is convening a series of Aeronautical Meteorology Scientific Webinars (web-based seminars) across all six WMO regions on 7, 8 and 9 June 2022. (Note, different regions on each day.) The theme of the webinars is: “Scientific and
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Regional Association VI is in the middle of the WMO reform process in support of the UN reform, which aims at optimizing its structure and at increasing efficiency of its bodies. As part of it, regional business is being scaled up, while its intra-and inter-regional cooperation, collaboration is
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Weather, climate and water extremes are becoming more frequent and intense as a result of climate change. More people are exposed than ever before to multiple hazards. Forecasts of what the weather will be are no longer enough. Impact-based forecasts on what the weather will do and what people
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The Final Report and Executive Summary of the Second Meeting of the Standing Committee on Services for Aviaton (SC-AVI-2) are now available here. The meeting was held in a hybrid mode (in-person and online) between 29 March and 1 April 2022. In addition, the results of a Satisfaction Survey on the
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Following the strategic objectives of the World Meteorological Organization related to establishments and maintaining of the Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems (MHEWS) in its Member states, WMO together with its partners and Members is active in designing, upgrading and/or making of operational
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Dear WIGOS community, We are pleased to announce that two new tutorial videos on OSCAR/Surface have just been published on Vimeo. With many thanks to Luisa Ickes (WIGOS consultant) and several Secretariat colleagues, the new tutorial videos on OSCAR/Surface have been produced to address the recently
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The 2021 Safety Report of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) was published in April 2022 and is available for download here. Through his involvement in IATA's Accident Classification Task Force (ACTF), Head of WMO's Services for Aviation Division, Greg Brock, directly contributed to
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Regional Forum on Sustainable Development, convened annually by the UNECE, is a key platform at the regional level for policy debates, exchange of good practices and peer learning on Sustainable Development Goals' implementation. The 2022 UNECE Regional Forum on Sustainable Development aimed to
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On 10 April 2020, during the onset of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Services for Aviation Division of WMO launched a webpage containing preliminary guidelines to support aeronautical meteorological service providers in their response to the pandemic. With effect today (1 April 2022) this
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Generic Automatic Weather Station (AWS) Tender Specifications is a set of documents intended to support the tendering process for AWSs. It aims at guiding NMHS and other stakeholders to ensure their requirements align with international best practice, and helping equipment vendors to provide