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Publish Date: 25 June 2016
The World Meteorological Organization’s Executive Council has concluded its annual session with decisions that will strengthen support for global agreements on climate change, disaster risk reduction and sustainable development. Senior representatives of private enterprises took part in a first-ever special dialogue devoted to cooperation between the public and private sectors. The Executive Council stressed the need to maintain the role of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services as the single authoritative source of warnings and an official source of weather, climate and...
Publish Date: 3 June 2016
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has become the first UN specialized agency to formalize its relationship with the Green Climate Fund (GCF). By signing its accreditation master agreement with GCF, the WMO can now receive financial resources for climate action programmes and projects. This development represents an important milestone for both GCF and the UN system, signaling the role of the Fund in supporting international organizations to advance low-emission, carbon-resilient and adaptation programmes and projects through GCF in developing countries. Press release also available...