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The Ministerial Conference will be preceded by a Preparatory Expert Segment. During the first three days, invited experts will discuss in five sessions the challenges National Meteorological and Hydrological Services, as well as their partners in research, education, services and products developments from both the public and the private sectors, face and their potential contributions to the fulfillment of the Millennium Development Goals in Africa and the Strategic Plan of the African Union Commission, the objectives of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), and the implementation of national and regional sustainable development plans.

The Ministerial Conference will receive recommendations in the form of a Conference Statement from the Preparatory Expert Segment.

 

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Preliminary programme, as of 7 April 2010

(Please click on the sessions to get more detailed information)

Preparatory Expert Segment

Ministerial Conference

Time

Mon. 12 Apr

Tue. 13 Apr

Wed. 14 Apr

Thu. 15 Apr

Fri. 16 Apr

08:30 - 09:30

Registration

09:30 - 10:30

Session 1:

Opening and introduction

Session 4:

Disaster risk reduction

Special Session on Aviation

Arrival of Ministers

Opening ceremony

Conference overview and objectives

 

Ministerial Statements

 

Session 2:

Meeting development needs

11:00 - 12:30

Session 5:

Closing information gaps

Session 8:

Enhancing partnerships

12:30 - 14:30

Lunch / Side events

Lunch / Side events

Lunch / Side events

Lunch

Lunch

14:30 - 16:00

Session 3:

Benefits of meteorological, hydrological and climate services

Session 6:

Capacity building

Special Session on the Global Framework on Climate Services

Ministerial Statements

Side meetings

 

16:00 - 17:30

Session 7:

User perspectives

Adoption of the Conference Statement & Discussion

17:30 - 18:00

Break Break Break
18:00 - 19:00 Side events Side events Side events

 

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