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Areas of support

The World Meteorological Congress decides the main areas of cooperation that should be supported under the under the VCP programme. Currently these are:

  • Implementation of the World Weather Watch (WWW) as first priority
  • Short-term and long-term fellowships
  • Short-term training seminars for personnel engaged in WWW and other activities covered under the VCP programme
  • Support to meteorological applications
  • Support to the activities of the Hydrology and Water Resources Programme
  • Establishment of observing and data-processing facilities necessary for the World Climate Programme
  • Support to activities within the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP)
  • Establishment and maintenance of the Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW) stations
  • Support to meteorological and hydrological activities related to the environment protection
  • Implementation of the Internet capability at the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services in support of WMO Programmes




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