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Meeting of Presidents of Technical Commissions (PTC-2013)
Geneva, 14-15 January 2013

Documentation plan

Agenda Item

Document No.

 

Material Arrangement for the meeting

INF. 1

 

Documentation Plan

INF.2, REV.1

  List of documents INF. 3
  Provisional list of participants INF. 4, REV.1
  Tentative Work Plan TWP

1

Opening of the Session

No document

2

Adoption of the Agenda

 

 

Provisional Agenda

1

 

Provisional Annotated Agenda

2

3

INTER-COMMISSION ISSUES AND SELECTED CROSS-CUTTING ACTIVITIES

 

3.1

Technical Regulations: Responsibilities of Technical Commissions in the revision of Technical Regulations Volume I: How to write standards and where Volume I requires attention.

3.1

3.1, rev.

3.2

WMO polar activities: Progress on adjusting Operating Plans of Technical Commissions to meet the decisions of  Cg-XVI regarding WMO Polar Activities agenda

3.2

3.3

Quality Management: Progress of developing programme-specific additions to the Practical Guide for the Implementation of a Quality Management System for National Meteorological and Hydrological Services

3.3

3.4

Inter-commission consultations on the data policy issues related to the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) and contributions to the EC Task Team

3.4

3.5

Development of common ISO/WMO Standards

The meeting will be informed about the latest state of collaboration with ISO concerning the development of common ISO/WMO standards relevant to CIMO to ensure appropriate collaboration with all other interested TCs and to share experience

3.5

3.6

WMO Core Metadata Profile: Changes to the WMO Core Metadata Profile and the method of authorizing changes including a “Fast Track” procedure.

EC decided that PTC is the authority for authorizing changes to the Metadata standard, and  CBS approved a change to both the standard and to the method of authorizing changes to streamline the procedures and get the approval of the Technical Commissions in parallel with consultation with Members, and also to introduce a "Fast
Track" procedure.

3.6

3.7

SWFDP: A cross-cutting activity involving multiple TCs and programmes – What next?

3.7

3.8

WIGOS issues: Report of status and discussion of WIGOS activities. PTCs are invited to consider the status of the WIGOS implementation and the Draft structure of the WIGOS sections in WMO Technical Regulations (WMO-No. 49), Vol. I., Part I. WIGOS, and make its recommendations.

3.8

3.9

Flood Forecasting Initiative Advisory Group

3.9

 

Implementation Plan for The WMO Strategy for Service Delivery (IP-SSD): Status on the review of the new IP-SSD

INF. 3(1)

 

Limitations of climate modelling: Results of consultation between the presidents of CAS and CCl on the topic of limitations of modelling as they relate to climate and climate-related applications;

INF. 3(2), 3(3),

3(4)

 

Report of the Joint Expert Group on Climate, Food and Water (JEGCFW) jointly through the presidents of CCl, CAgM and CHy and plans for further action

 

Progress with the preparations for the High-level Meeting on National Drought Policy (HMNDP)

 

Status of WIS Centres

The meeting will be briefed on the progress made in implementing WIS Centres, as related to technical commissions

INF. 3(5)

4

WMO STRATEGIC AND OPERATIONAL PLANNING

 

4.1

TCs input into the WG SOP Meeting (21 January 2013)

To address the outcome of the Joint Meeting of the PRAs and PTCs (28 October 2012) which requested for input to the SOP meeting with regard to improving coordination between RAs and PTCs, and developing “one operational plan that defines the needs and priorities of the RAs”. The meeting had recommended developing further, the following:
a. The proposal by the president of RA VI; and
b. The existing CHy coordination model.

4.1

5

ANY OTHER BUSINESS

 

5.1

TCs/Secretariat working arrangements

5.1

 

Proposals for the agenda and discussion points of the joint PTCs/PRAs meeting.
PTCs make proposals for items to be discussed at the joint PTCs/PRAs meeting.

No document

6

REVIEW OF ACTION ITEMS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

No document

7

CLOSURE OF THE SESSION

No document


 

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