Regional Office for Europe

Regional Office for Europe


The WMO Regional Office for Europe is responsible for the coordination of meteorological, hydrological and related activities within Europe (Region VI). It covers 50 Member States, over 20 of which are countries in transition. It is headquartered at the World Meteorological Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. 

General functions

The main tasks are to:

  • Assist the Member States of the WMO Regional Association VI 
  • Provide secretarial support to the sessions of the Regional Association VI 
  • Assist the RA VI president, the Management Group and other subsidiary bodies
  • Act as an interface between the Member States and the WMO Departments and Programmes
  • Advise the Member States on implementation and policy matters
  • Represent WMO at meetings and activities of other relevant regional organizations
    Support resource mobilization activities, including the identification, preparation and implementation of capacity development projects




Interviews on policy and technical aspects relevant to the work of WMO Regional Association VI (Europe).   


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