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Last updated: 9 May 2010


MeteoWorld pavilion inaugurated at Shanghai World Expo 2010
(posted on 9 May)

MeteoWorld pavilion

Leaders of the world meteorological community and Chinese Authorities today inaugurated MeteoWorld at Shanghai - the first-ever meteorological pavilion in the 159-year history of World Expo. The pavilion, with the theme “for the safety and well-being of the people”, offers a unique opportunity to learn about the prevention and mitigation of meteorological disasters, adaptation to climate change, advances in atmospheric science and technology, meteorological services and the work of meteorologists. Among the various events organized by the international meteorological community at World Expo 2010, is a high-level Symposium on Meteorological Service Delivery and Disaster Risk Reduction on 9 and 10 May.

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WMO Regional Association V (South-West Pacific) – president and Vice-president elected
(posted on 6 May)

President and Vice President RA-V
  Mrs Sri Woro B. Harijono (Indonesia, right) and Mr ‘Ofa Fa’anunu (Tonga, left) have been elected president and vice-president of RA V.

The Association elected Mrs Sri Woro B. Harijono (Indonesia) as president and Mr ‘Ofa Fa’anunu (Tonga) as vice-president of WMO Regional Association V (South-West Pacific) in Bali, Indonesia, 4 May 2010, to serve for the next intersessional period (four years).






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