[Director, UN Affairs and the 2030 Agenda]
WMO Representative to the United Nations.
World Meteorological Organization Liaison Office to UNHQ
2 UN United Nations Plaza, Suite 2525,
New York 10017. USA.
Tel: +1 9176967632
Cap-Net UNDP is an international global network with a mission to strengthen capacity development in sustainable water management at local level. A global programme under the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), its objective is to support capacity development in a growing process of water sector reforms towards the sustainable management of water in the broad context of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM).
Launched in 2009, the Global Framework for Climate Services is a global partnership of governments and organizations that produce and use climate information and services. GFCS aims to enable society to manage better the risk and opportunities arising from climate variability and change especially for those who are the most vulnerable to climate related hazards by developing and incorporating science-based climate information into planning, policy and practice.
The IHO capacity building programme seeks to assess and advise on how countries can best meet their international obligations and serve their own best interests by providing appropriate hydrographic and nautical charting services. Such services directly support safety of navigation, safety of life at sea, efficient sea transportation and the wider use of the seas and oceans in a sustainable way, including the protection of the marine environment, coastal zone management, fishing, marine resource exploration and exploitation, maritime boundary delimitation, maritime defence and security, and o...[more]
To assist weather services and emergency management agencies (providers of hazard and warning information) in delivering their critical warning messages to their citizens in a timely manner, so that warnings are readily understood and actionable by the end users. Pacific Islands have been plagued with unreliable communications and the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has been working over the past decade through various multilateral organizations to strengthen these capabilities, in some cases developing new devices like the "chatty beetle" that can withstand the cha...[more]
The Small Islands, Weather Together partnership is designed to show how the small island nations can work together to improve their vital weather and climate services. The partnership was developed with the support of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and Digicel Asia Pacific