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The Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has, this week, approved WMO as an Observer on the ICAO Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP). The CAEP was established by ICAO in 1983 and is tasked to assist the Council in formulating new policies and adopting new
SERCOM-1(II) Gender Side Event video
Gender Side event - Building an equal and inclusive SERCOM: past experiences for future action - 23 February 2021 from WMO - OMM.
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***UPDATE 26 FEBRUARY 2021*** A video-recording of the SERCOM side-event held on 23 February 2021 is available here. Original message of 17 February 2021: On Tuesday 23 February 2021, between 1630 and 1800 UTC, Part II of the First Session of WMO Services Commission, SERCOM-1 (II), will convene a
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WMO expertise is contributing to the first Meteorological Technology World Expo Virtual 'Live' 2021 for Aviation Meteorology to be held on 24 March 2021, 1300-1500 UTC. The conference will provide a platform for aviation meteorologists, airline and airport operators, air navigation services and
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Further to the Services for Aviation News Item of 24 April 2020 notifying of the postponement from October 2020 to (provisionally) October 2021 of the Eighth International Workshop on Volcanic Ash (IWVA/8) in Reykjavik, Iceland, after careful consideration of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and
Typhoon edging closer. Are you ready?
To raise public awareness on typhoon-related hazards in the Typhoon Committee (TC) region, some short videos with English subtitle and voiceover are produced. In 2021, the video title is “Typhoon edging closer. Are you ready?” and is provided by Hong Kong Observatory (HKO). For more information
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The virtual event on the statement on low-cost sensors for atmospheric composition takes place on 16 to 17 February. More information and registration is available here. The development and use of low cost sensors to monitor reactive air pollutants, particulate matter, and greenhouse gases has
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Further to the publication of the Final Report and Executive Summary of the First Meeting of the Standing Committee on Services for Aviaton (SC-AVI-1) held online in December 2020 (see News Item here), Addendum No. 1 to the Final Report of SC-AVI-1 is now available here. Addendum No. 1 pertains to
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The final report of the virtual meeting of the INFCOM/SC-ON Joint Expert Team on Aircraft-Based Observing Systems, 8-10 December is now available from the WMO Library. Previous reports of the WMO Aircraft-Based Observations programme are available on the Community Platform here.