Meteorological Day 2005 (WMD 2005)
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.
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/