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GWE Forum is producing an ongoing series of Newsreels to keep members and interested parties up to date with our activities, in particular our growing library of webinars, round tables and online forums. Click the image above to see our first Newsreel!

The WeatherPod

Latest episode is now available: Episode 10: Growing Africa’s science capability for weather prediction

In this episode of The WeatherPod, Alan Thorpe and David Rogers welcome into the studio two guests who have considerable experience in scientific research on tropical weather systems and in operational weather forecasting in Africa – Dr Mariane Diop-Kane from the WMO Africa Regional Office, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Professor Doug Parker from the University of Leeds, UK.

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You can contribute to The WeatherPod ...

We're seeking contributions from academia and the public and private sectors for our 'WOW! That's interesting' feature section of the podcast - a short two or three minute recording (your smartphone will do!) about an interesting event or development.

We also seek your suggestions on the subjects for the GWE Webinars, Online Forums and Roundtables.

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The WeatherPod can be found on ACAST, on Apple Podcasts and on the GWE Forum website

New Publication & Records

Complexities surrounding the relationships between the public and private sectors fundamentally influence the provision of hydromet information and services. This new technical note considers the potentially conflicting roles of government and the private sector, and how to shift from rivalry to the coproduction of services. The importance of legal frameworks, open data policies, and regulation is discussed in line with different approaches to modernization. Get your copy here >>

The record & summary of the 4th GWE Form webinar: 'The Future Promise from Global Weather Information' featuring Dr. Florence Rabier, D-G of the ECMWF, is now available. Click on the image above or visit >>

Other Reports & Summaries of Past GWE Forum Activities

Find all the summaries of past GWE Forum activities in our Library >>

Other Events

WMO/OCP Second High-level Session

The second meeting of the WMO Open Consultative Platform will take place on 26 and 27 May 2021. The forthcoming diiscussion will focus on two themes:

  1. the future of weather and climate forecasting, and
  2. the evolving roles and responsibilities – the future of the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services.

Information about the event and the registration link here >> webinar

The business opportunities of climate change

GWE Forum member is hosting Episode 1 of a 3-part mini-series of free to attend webinars on the business opportunities of climate change.

Scheduled for Wednesday, 2 June at 14.00 GMT, 15.00 London time, Episode 1 will investigate the opportunities associated with the technologies used for detecting & monitoring climate change and applying the data acquired to real-world problems.

Includes live Q&A discussion with panellists

To find out more and to register, click here >>

Share Your Thoughts

How might partners in the public, private and other sectors expand integrated, efficient and affordable services?

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