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Report of High-Level Round Table on the launch of the Open Consultative Platform, 5–6 June 2019 Palexpo, Geneva

Prof. Petteri Taalas, WMO Secretary-General:

"The Open Consultative Platform – Partnership and Innovation for the Next Generation of Weather and Climate Intelligence – has been established. In order to achieve its ambition, we need to build trust and fostered joint actions to address the numerous challenges. Eighteenth World Meteorological Congress adopted the Geneva Declaration 2019: Building Community for Weather, Climate and Water Actions. The declaration outlines a clear policy direction for inclusive partnerships and the Open Consultative Platform will serve as a relevant mechanism for engagement in the WMO processes for all those who wish to contribute from all sectors."

Partnerships help meet challenge of change

07 June 2019, PALEXPO, Geneva, Switzerland

Partnerships are the key to bridging global and national weather information gaps, speakers at the World Meteorological Congress said, underscoring the challenge posed by ever-increasing amounts of data generated by fast-changing technology. (Press release)