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EXTRAORDINARY MEETING OF THE STEERING GROUP FOR THE SEVERE WEATHER FORECASTING DEMONSTRATION PROJECT (SWFDP)

 

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, 3-5 DECEMBER 2013

29-Nov-2013

 

 

Agenda Item

AGENDA ITEMS

Subject

 

Doc No.

Submitted by

Expected/Received

1

OPENING OF THE MEETING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

ORGANIZATION OF THE MEETING

 

 

 

2.1

Provisional Agenda

2.1(1)

Secretariat

22.XI.2013

 

Explanatory memorandum to the provisional agenda

2.1(2)

Secretariat

25.XI.2013

2.2

Working arrangements

 

 

 

 

Provisional List of Participants

INF. 2

Secretariat

22.XI.2013

 

Template for the cover page of Working Documents

 

Secretariat

22.XI.2013

 

 

 

 

 

3

INTRODUCTION, INCLUDING THE OUTCOMES OF CBS-15 (SEPTEMBER 2012), PTC-2013 (JANUARY 2013), EC-65 (MAY 2013) AND THE WASHINGTON WORKSHOP (JUNE 2013) RELATED TO THE FUTURE OF THE SEVERE WEATHER FORECASTING DEMONSTRATION PROJECT (SWFDP)

 

 

 

 

Outcomes of CBS-15 (September 2012), PTC-2013 8January 2013), EC-65 (May 2013) and the Washington Workshop (June 2013) related to the future of the SWFDP

3

Secretariat

26.XI.2013

 

 

 

 

 

4

PROGRESS AND ISSUES

 

 

 

 

Brief summaries of progress and any major issues in regional projects

 

 

4(1)

4(2)

4(3)

4(4)

4(5)

 

 

E. Poolman

S. Ready

J. Kongoti

Y. Honda

R. Saxena

29.XI.2013

 

 

 

 

 

5

CONSOLIDATE THE SWFDP INTO GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE OPERATIONS

 

 

 

 

Criteria for the transition of the project from “demonstration to operations” (Phase IV)

5.1

Secretariat

26.XI.2013

 

Strengthening/sustaining operational centres, especially RSMCs, to sustain and increase the capacity of NMHSS to deliver relevant services to the various user-sectors

(see Doc. 3)

 

 

 

Future directions of the SWFDP towards a cross-programmatic Programme to Strengthen Operational Centres (“scale up” the concept, building upon the lessons learnt through the SWFDP)

(see Doc. 3)

   

 

Expanding roles for Global Centres – the Global Guidance Unit

5.4

T. Small

29.XI.2013

 

 

 

 

 

6

SUSTAINABILITY ISSUES

 

 

 

 

Development partners’ interest and investment in WMO initiatives, including on SWFDP

6.1

Secretariat (RMO)

29.XI.2013

 

Establishment of the Project Office

6.2

Secretariat

26.XI.2013

 

Increasing role of global and regional centres – financial and human resources’ requirements in SWFDP

N/A

 

 

 

How to address potential development partners’ interest and investment in SWFDP, including possible future pilot projects (aligned with the recommendations from the Washington Workshop)

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

ANY OTHER BUSINESS (AOB)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

CLOSURE OF THE MEETING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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