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RA VI Management Group

The terms of reference of the Management Group are:

(a) To advise and assist the president of RA VI on all matters related to the work of the Association, in particular:

(i) On emerging matters requiring action during the inter-sessional period;

(ii) In prioritizing, planning, coordinating and actively managing the work of the Association and its subsidiary bodies, as well as in monitoring progress in accordance with the RA VI Regional Operating Plan;

(iii) In ensuring adequate working mechanisms for the Association, including the establishment of relevant task teams based on proposals by the chairpersons of the working groups, and making necessary adjustments as needed to achieve desired outcomes;

(iv) In addressing emerging issues and challenges as identified by Regional Association VI, and ensuring that these issues are adequately included in the work plans of the working groups;

(v) In ensuring continuity of the strategic planning process and developing coordinated regional inputs for the future WMO Strategic Plan and related Operating Plan, including regional priorities and key outcomes;

(vi) In maintaining and promoting partnership and collaboration with international and regional partner organizations, and other organizations and research institutes contributing to the implementation of the WMO Strategic Plan;

(vii) In seeking ways of improving coordination with relevant bodies of the European Union to foster participation and representation of Members in relevant projects and activities;

(b) To coordinate and monitor the implementation of the RA VI Regional Operating Plan and other regional implementation plans approved by the president;

(c) To assess and evaluate the performance of Regional Association VI as per the WMO Strategic Plan;

(d) To oversee, in collaboration with the Secretariat, the activities of the regional centres;

(e) To coordinate the activities of the Association and its subsidiary bodies with respect to cross-cutting issues, such as the implementation of the Global Framework for Climate Services, disaster risk reduction and capacity development, and to coordinate the activities of the Association and its subsidiary bodies to complement and support activities of technical commissions, taking into account the needs of Members and the existing resources and capacity development mechanisms;

(f) To address, on a systematic basis, the need for harmonization of capabilities for the provision of meteorological, climatological and hydrological services between different subregions.