Country: Cabo Verde
Register: Third Session of the African Ministerial Conference on Meteorology (AMCOMET)
Description: The Third Session of the African Ministerial Conference on Meteorology (AMCOMET) will take place the 10 – 14 February 2015 in Cabo Verde. The conference is organized in partnership between the African Union Commission (AUC), World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the Republic of Cabo Verde.
The Third Session of AMCOMET will have two segments:
The Expert Segment (10 to 12 February 2015), attended by technical experts, including the Heads / Directors of the National Meteorological Service
The Ministerial Segment (13 to 14 February 2015), attended by Ministers Responsible for Meteorology in Africa
The Session aims to review and endorse the Implementation and Resource Mobilization Plan of the Integrated African Strategy on Meteorology (Weather and Climate Services) and to consider and adopt the AMCOMET Constitution and Rules of Procedures, including the sustainability of AMCOMET. The Session further aims to review the progress made in the establishment of a Regional Climate Centre in Central Africa and the feasibility of developing an African Regional Space Programme.