A WMO Regional Conference “Increasing weather, water and climate resilience in North America, Central America and the Caribbean” takes place in Kingston, Jamaica, from 6 to 9 February 2023.
WMO has won an award for “Effective and Innovative Online Meetings,” for successfully embracing virtual technology to increase interaction with its global network on all matters regarding weather, climate and water.
The annual Geneva Engage Awards recognized WMO’s achievements as part of a range of awards to acknowledge the efforts of actors in International Geneva in social media outreach and engagement.
WMO is hosting an international symposium on a proposed Global Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Infrastructure to inform action to reduce levels of carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping gases which are fuelling temperature increase.
Financing for a regional project to scale up hydro-meteorological and Early Warning Services in six countries in East Africa and around Lake Victoria has been approved by the Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) initiative. The project is closely aligned with the UN Early Warnings for All initiative.