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The World Meteorological Congress is the supreme body of WMO. The Executive Council implements its decisions, while six Regional Associations are responsible for the coordination of meteorological, hydrological and related activities within their respective Regions. The structure of WMO is transitioning from eight to two Technical Commissions, following approval of a Constituent Bodies Governance Reform by the Eighteenth World Meteorological Congress in June 2019.
Publish Date: 18 June 2019
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has officially evaluated temperature record extremes of 54.0 °C at two locations, one in Mitribah, Kuwait, on 21 July 2016 and a second in Turbat, Pakistan, on 28 May 2017.
Bulletin nº Vol 68 (1) - 2019
Theme: Environmental challenges
Publish Date: 17 April 2019
WMO for the 21st Century In both 2018 and 2019, the World Economic Forum identified weather extremes, natural disasters, the failure of climate change adaptation and mitigation, and water crises...
Professor Celeste Saulo was elected First Vice-President of WMO by the Eighteenth World Meteorological Congress in 2019 for a four-year term beginning immediately after the closure of the Congress. She previously served as Second Vice-President and Acting First Vice-President of WMO. Professor Saulo has been the Director of the Argentinean National Meteorological Service (SMN) and Permanent Representative of Argentina at WMO since July 2014.
Publish Date: 13 June 2019
The World Meteorological Organization’s ruling congress has backed a strategic shift to a more integrated “Earth system” approach that aims to break down barriers between different research fields, as well as approving plans to better connect science with services and policymaking.
Publish Date: 14 June 2019
The World Meteorological Congress has approved a package of sweeping reforms to embrace a more comprehensive Earth system approach, with a stronger focus on water resource s and the ocean, more coordinated climate activities and a more concerted effort to t ranslate science into services for society. It paved the way for greater engagement with the rapidly growing private sector and more structured collaboration with development agencies.
Start date12 November 2019
End date14 November 2019
Location: Hong Kong, China