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World Meteorological Day 2005 (WMD 2005)

World Meteorological Day was celebrated around the globe on 23 March 2005 around the theme "Weather, climate, water and sustainable development".At a ceremony at the Secretariat, guest of honour, Mr Supachai Panitchpakdi, Director-General of the Geneva-based World Trade Organization, gave an address. Members of the Geneva diplomatic corps and other guests, together with current and retired staff members, were also addressed by the Secretary-General of WMO, Mr Michel Jarraud.

A film on the theme of the Day, specially prepared for the occasion, with case-studies, was projected. 

WMO issued a kit containing a brochure, a message from the Secretary-General and a poster (available upon request).

See also http://www.wmo.int/wmd/

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