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The Secretariat is headed by the Secretary-General, who appoints all Secretariat staff, including the Deputy Secretary-General and the Assistant Secretary-General, in accordance with regulations established by Congress, and with the approval of the Executive Council.
The last decades have seen explosive growth in the demand for weather, climate and water monitoring and prediction data to support essential services needed by all sectors of society, as they face issues such as climate change, increasing frequency and impact of extreme weather, and implications for food security. The free and unrestricted exchange of observational data from all parts of the world and of other data products among all WMO Members must be updated and strengthened to accommodate this growing demand. As the responsibilities of the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services...
Over the last years, WMO, in cooperation with various partners, has been developing a new approach for greater engagement between the public, private and academic sectors operating in the global weather enterprise. In 2018 and 2019 – at the 70 th Session of its Executive Council and the 18 th Session of the World Meteorological Congress – WMO refined guidance and policies to encourage and enable Members to pursue mutually beneficial partnerships and engagement with all sectors and stakeholders in order to enhance weather, climate and water services for business, individuals and society as a...
The WMO Strategic Plan 2020 – 2023 sets an ambitious goal – to close the capacity gap on weather, climate and water services between developed and developing countries. Scaling up effective partnerships is one of the Strategic Objectives to achieve this Goal
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The objective of the procurement activities within the WMO is to achieve best value for money for the acquisition of goods and services in a manner that supports fairness, integrity and transparency, and is directed towards maximum economy and effectiveness within, and in accordance with, the objectives of the Organization.
8 July 2021 - I am pleased to welcome the first Hydromet Gap report. I thank the 13 member organizations of the Alliance for Hydromet Development for highlighting the urgent need to close the capacity gap on high-quality weather forecasts, early warning systems and climate information. This is essential for building resilience in the face of climate change. Frightening heatwaves and other climate events emphasize our growing crisis. The past decade was the hottest on record.