Third Session of the African Ministerial Conference on Meteorology
The Third Session of the African Ministerial Conference on Meteorology (AMCOMET-3) was held in Praia, Cabo Verde on 10 – 14 February 2015. The conference is organized in partnership between the African Union Commission (AUC), World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the Republic of Cabo Verde. The Conference was attended by 44 African countries, over 30 Ministers and high-level representatives and over 240 participants, including technical experts from sub-regional, regional and international institutions as well as development partners and financial institutions.
A Ministerial Bureau was elected composed of a Chair (Cabo Verde), First Vice-Chair (Egypt), Second Vice-Chair (Cameroun), Third Vice-Chair (Sudan) and Rapporteur (Zambia).
The Conference also approved the Praia Ministerial Statement, the Consitution and Rules of Procedures of AMCOMET and the Implementation and Resource Mobilization Plan for the Integrated African Strategy on Meteorology (Weather and Climate Services).