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Within its terms of responsibility as defined hereunder and under the delegated responsibility of the parent technical commission, each technical commission Management Group shall be responsible for advising and supporting the president and co-vice-presidents on all matters related to the work of the Commission, and particularly:
(a) Oversight of the development, maintenance, and prioritization of the Commission’s Work and Operating Plans supporting structures and related resource needs, in close consultation with the other technical commission, the Research Board, regional associations, and other relevant bodies to ensure strategic alignment with the WMO Strategic and Operating Plans;
(b) Coordination of the Commission’s response to requests from Congress and the Executive Council relevant to the Commission, such as input to the WMO Strategic and Operating Plans, considerations of cooperation between the public and private sectors, ongoing reviews of WMO structures and processes, and the monitoring and evaluation of activities relevant to the Commission’s expected outputs;
(c) Assuring consistency of approach for the development, review, and approval of WMO regulatory material for inclusion in the WMO Technical Regulations;
(d) Oversight, in consultation with the other technical commission, the Research Board, regional associations, and other relevant bodies, of the development and maintenance of WMO guidance and other relevant resources, in order to support Members in the implementation of and their compliance with, the WMO Technical Regulations;
(e) Coordination and promotion of capacity development activities and opportunities based on examples and principles of good practice, in collaboration with the other technical commission, the Research Board, regional associations, the Capacity Development Panel, and other relevant bodies, with an emphasis on addressing the priority needs of developing and least developed countries including Small Island Developing Member States and Territories;
(f) Ensuring the delivery of a coordinated approach to the different areas of work covered by the Commission;
(g) Coordination of the Commission’s successful implementation of the delivery of the WMO Gender Action Plan;
(h) Planning, preparation, and delivery, in coordination with other relevant bodies, of the sessions of the Commission;
(i) Identification, selection, appointment, and periodic review of experts to serve on the subsidiary bodies of the Commission, in close coordination with the other technical commission, the Research Board, regional associations, and other relevant bodies based on the nomination of experts made by Members and approving agencies;
(j) Coordination of the Commission’s technical advice and inputs into the development and maintenance of the priorities, Work and Operating Plans of the other technical commission, Research Board and other relevant WMO bodies;
(k) Promote and encourage the engagement and participation of early-career experts, the private sector, and other stakeholders, in the work and sessions of the Commission.

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