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PMC Donors and Partners

The first ever ‘Tanoa Session’ bringing together Pacific National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs), key donors, partners, and the private sector working in climate and weather services, was held on yesterday, Tuesday 6 August in Apia, Samoa.

The session brought together over 20 donors and partners, including the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Government of Australia through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Government of Canada, Government of Korea, Climate Risk Early Warning Systems (CREWS), Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), IMPACT Project, Varysian, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Climate and Oceans Support Programme in the Pacific (COSPPac), and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Other groups present at the session included private hydrology, weather and climate services companies who are also in Apia this week not only to listen to the Fifth Pacific Met Council Meeting (PMC-5), but also as an important opportunity for them to showcase their equipment and infrastructure facilities that Pacific National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) would benefit from.

The Tanoa Session was held on 6 August, 2019 at the TATTE (Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi) Convention Centre in Apia, Samoa. 

The Fifth Pacific Meteorological Council (PMC-5) follows a range of pre-PMC meetings which were held in Apia, Samoa from 29 July - 6 August, 2019. The PMC-5 is supported by a strong partnership between the following:  The Government of Samoa, the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Government of Australia through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Government of Canada, Government of Korea, Climate Risk Early Warning Systems (CREWS), Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), IMPACT Project, Varysian, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Climate and Oceans Support Programme in the Pacific (COSPPac), and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

For more information on the PMC-5 please visit the Pacific Met Desk website https://www.pacificmet.net/pmc/meetings/pmc-5 or email Salesa Nihmei salesan@sprep.org or Azarel Mariner-Maiai azarelm@sprep.org  

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