WMO at COP 17 world map
Home > WMO at COP 17 > Daily activities

WMO at UNFCCC/COP 17
Durban, South Africa

  COP 17 logo
Monday, 28 December 2011  
Host country Website
 
 
The WMO delegation comprising of Mr Jerry Lengoasa, Mr Mannava Sivakumar, Mr Amir Delju, Mr Adrian Simmons (Chair, GCOS Steering Committee), Mr William Westermeyer, and Ms Marie Heuzé, Consultant, participated in the Opening Session of COP-17 in Durban.
 
green line
       
His Excellency Jacob Zuma   The South African President, His Excellency Mr Jacob Zuma opened the Conference and pointed to the climate impacts in Africa as a reason for all governments to take action. The newly elected President of the conference, South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, stressed that Durban would be a decisive moment for the future of the multilateral rules-based regime.
     
green line

Mr Jerry Lengoasa presented a statement from WMO at the Plenary Session of SBSTA 35.

Statement

green line
     
Mr Mannava Sivakumar made a presentation on the “High Level Meeting on National Drought Policy” at the Event on “Global Drought Monitoring: Improving Regional Cooperation for Mitigation and Adaptation to Drought” which was organized by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) at the U.S. Center from 17:00 to 18:30 hrs.

More information

  Manava Sivakumar at US Center Side Event COP 17
     
green line
     
Maite Nkoana-Mashabane   Later the WMO delegation attended the reception for delegates to COP-17 hosted by the South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
     

 

 

 

top
Top

line

© World Meteorological Organization, 7bis, avenue de la Paix, Case postale No. 2300, CH-1211 Geneva 2, Switzerland - Tel.: +41(0)22 730 81 11 - Fax: +41(0)22 730 81 81 Contact us Copyright | Privacy | Scams | Disclaimer |  Guidelines | Procurement | UN System | Accessibility