Press Releases

WMO
Publish Date:
3 July 2018

A new Strategic Plan to guide the future direction of the World Meteorological Organization has been approved by its Executive Council, aiming at a more integrated Earth system approach to meet the inter-connected challenges of the 21st century. 

WMO
Publish Date:
27 June 2018

The World Meteorological Organization has presented its top award to Gordon McBean of Canada for his outstanding work in meteorology and climatology and his leadership as a scientific researcher. Mr McBean is currently President of the International Council for Science.

Publish Date:
25 June 2018

The World Meteorological Organization is revamping its strategy on water in order to face up to the unprecedented challenges posed by water stress, floods and droughts and lack of access to clean supplies.

WMO
Publish Date:
20 June 2018

Geneva, 20 June 2018 - The World Meteorological Organization’s Executive Council holds its annual session from 20-29 June, with a focus on addressing high-impact weather, climate change and environmental challenges. It will also discuss evolving relationships with the rapidly growing private sector, as well as observations, satellites and data exchange. There will be a special one-day dialogue on water.

Publish Date:
31 May 2018

GENEVA, 31 May 2018 - In the face of growing health impacts from extreme weather, climate change and air pollution, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and World Health Organization (WHO) have agreed to step up joint action to tackle environmental health risks that cause an estimated 12.6 million premature deaths every year.