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Agenda

FIFTH MEETING OF THE PACIFIC METEOROLOGICAL COUNCIL
Hosted by the Government of Samoa

 

6 August 2019

Tanoa Session with Partners and Countries 

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7 - 9 August 2019
TUIATUA TUPUA TAMASESE EFI (TATTE) Conference Centre, Apia, Samoa

Theme: "Science to Services for a Resilient Pacific

PROVISIONAL AGENDA 

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Time

 

Agenda Item

Working Papers

Monday 5th August

 

PMC Panel Meetings @ TATTE

N/A

Tuesday 6th August

8.00-9.00

Varysian Working Breakfast:  Best practice in public and private sector @ TATTE

N/A

 

9.00-5pm

Tanoa Session with Donors and Partners @ TATTE

N/A

 

5-7pm

Varysian Cocktail Reception @ TATTE

N/A

Wednesday 7th August

 

PMC OPENING SESSION

Program

 

 

Registration at TATTE  Conference Centre

N/A

 

Agenda Item 1:

Opening Ceremony

N/A

 

1.1

Opening Prayer

N/A

 

1.2

Opening Address by the Associate Minister of Natural Resource and Environment, Honorable Taefu Lemi Taefu

 

 

1.3

Address by the Current PMC Chairman, Mr David Hiba Hiriasia

 

 

1.4

Key Note Remarks from the Director General of the Secretariat of the Pacific Environment Programme (SPREP), Mr Leota Kosi Latu

 

 

1.5

Key Note Remarks from the WMO Secretary General Representative & Director of Development and Regional Activities Department, Ms Mary Power

 

 

 

Group Photo and Morning Tea

 

 

Agenda Item 2:

Organization of the Fifth Meeting of the Pacific Meteorological Council (PMC-5)

 

 

2.1

Election of Chair and Vice Chair for PMC-5

WP 2.1

2.1 Att 1

2.1 Att 2

 

2.2

Adoption of Agenda and Program of Work

WP 2.2 and WP 2.3

 

2.3

Establishment of a Drafting Committee

WP 2.2 and WP 2.3

 

Agenda Item 3:

Setting the Scene for PMC-5: Objectives and Expected Outcomes

WP 3.0

3.0 Att 1

 

Agenda Item 4:

Report on Actions Taken on Matters Arising from the 4th Meeting of the Pacific Meteorological Council (PMC-4) and the Honiara Ministerial Statement

WP 4.0

4.0 Att 1

4.0 Att 2

 

Agenda Item 5

Pacific Climate Change Science to Services

WP 5.0

 

Agenda Item 6

WMO Congress and Reform

WP 6.0

 

Agenda Item 7

The Framework for Resilient Development in the Pacific and the Pacific Resilience Meeting

WP 7.0

7.0 Att 1

 

Agenda Item 8

Progress on the Pacific Climate Change Centre and relevance to the PMC

WP 8.0

 

Agenda Item 9

Potential alignment of the PMC to the WMO Reform

WP 9.0

 

 

Lunch

Side Events

Room 1- Side Event 1: MOEJ

Room 2 – Side Event 2: Framework for Resilience Development in the Pacific (FRDP)

 

 

Agenda Item 10

Countries’ Reports from National Meteorological and Hydrological Services

Reporting template

 

10.1

American Samoa

Report

 

10.2

Cook Islands

Report

 

10.3

Federated States of Micronesia

Report

 

10.4

Fiji

Report

 

10.5

French Polynesia

Report

 

10.6

Kiribati

Report

 

10.7

Marshall Islands

Report

 

10.8

Nauru

Report

 

10.9

New Caledonia & Wallis and Futuna

Report

    Afternoon Tea  

 

10.10

Niue

Report

 

10.11

Palau

Report

 

10.12

Papua New Guinea

Report

 

10.13

Samoa

Report

 

10.14

Solomon Islands

Report

 

10.15

Tokelau

Report

 

1016

Tonga

Report

 

10.17

Tuvalu

Report

 

10.18

Vanuatu

Report

 

10.19

Australia

Report

 

10.20

New Zealand

Report

 

10.21

United States of America

Report

 

10.22

General Discussion on the Countries Reports

N/A

 

 

 

 

6.30-9.30pm

 

Opening Function Hosted by Government of Samoa (Robert Louis Stevenson Museum, Vailima)

N/A

 

 

 

 

Thursday 8th August

 

Agenda Item

N/A

8.00-9.00am

 

Meeting of the Drafting Committee

 Varysian Working Breakfast: Data Integration

N/A

 

Agenda Item 11

Aviation Weather Services

N/A

 

11.1

Progress on the PIAWS Panel including outcomes of related regional and international meetings and surveys

WP 11.1

11.2 Att 1

11.3 Att 2

11.4 Att 3

11.5 Presentation

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda Item 12

Climate Services

N/A

 

12.1

Progress on the Pacific Island Climate Services (PICS) Panel

WP 12.1

 

12.2

Update on the demonstration phase of the WMO RA-V Pacific Regional Climate Centre (RCC) Network

WP 12.2

 

 

Discussions, Questions and Answers

N/A

 

 

Morning Tea

N/A

 

Agenda Item 13:

Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (MHEWS)

N/A

 

13.1

Update on the Pacific Tsunamis Early Warning System

WP 13.1

 

13.2

Progress from ORSNET

WP 13.2

 

13.3

Upscaling the Development of Pacific Coastal Inundation Early Warning Forecast Systems

WP 13.3

  13.4 Capacity of the Pacific SIDS to respond to Climate Variability and Extreme Weather Events WP 13.4

 

Agenda Item 14

Hydrology and Flood Early Warning System

N/A

 

14.1

Progress on the Pacific Hydrological Services (PHS) Panel including updates on the Needs and Gaps Analysis

WP 14.1

 

14.2

Establishment of Flash Flood Guidance System for Fiji (FijiFFGS)

WP 14.2

14.2 Att1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lunch

Side Events

Room 1-   National Adaptation Plans

Room 2 Riskcape (NIWA)

N/A

 

Agenda Item 15:

Marine Weather Services and Ocean Issues

N/A

 

15.1

Progress on the Pacific Island Marine and Ocean Services (PIMOS) Panel

WP15.1

Att 1

Att 2

 

 

15.2

Oceans Acidification in the Pacific

WP15.2

 

15.3

International obligations for the delivery of Marine Meteorological Services

WP15.3

 

15.4

Pacific Community Center for Ocean Science and UN Decade of Ocean Science

WP15.4

Att 1

Att 2

 

Agenda Item 16:

Communications and Infrastructure

N/A

 

16.1

Progress on the Pacific Island Communication and Infrastructure (PICI) Panel

WP 16.1

Att 1

Att 2

Att 3

 

 

16.2

National Emergency Telecommunications Plans (NETP)

WP 16.2

 

 

Discussions, Questions and Answers

N/A

 

 

Afternoon Tea

N/A

 

Agenda Item 17

Training, Education and Research

N/A

 

17.1

Progress update from the Pacific Island Education, Training and Research (PIETR) Panel

WP 17.1

Att_17.1

 

17.2

Progress on the Regional Training Centre Feasibility Study

WP 17.2

Att.1 Presentation

 

17.3

Pacific Climate Change Science and Services Research Roadmap

WP 17.3

 

Agenda Item 18

Meteorological Services Developments

N/A

 

18.1

The Republic of Korea – Pacific Island Climate Prediction Services Project

WP 18.1

18.1 Att

7:00 – 9:00pm

 

Sunset Event POSTECH & SPREP – Launch of the Republic of Korea – Pacific Island Climate Prediction Services Project Phase 2 (Taumeasina Island Resort)

N/A

Friday

 

Agenda Item

N/A

8:00-9:00am

 

Meeting of the Drafting Committee

 

N/A

 

Agenda Item 19

Meteorological Services Contribution to Climate Change

N/A

 

19.1

Connecting Climate Change Science to Action

WP 19.1

 

Agenda Item 20

The Pacific Meteorological Desk Partnership and Progress in Implementing the PIMS

N/A

 

20.1

Progress in Implementing the PIMS and the PMDP

WP 20.1

20.1 Att 1

 

20.2

Opportunities’ and Challenges in project proposals

WP 20.2

 

20.3

Progress of the UNEP GCF Project Proposal for Tuvalu, Marshal Islands, Palau, Cook Islands and Niue

WP 20.3

WP 20.3_Att1

 

Agenda Item 21

PMC Engagement Strategy

WP 21.0

21.0 Att 1

  Agenda Item 22 Media Supporting Meteorological Services WP 22.0

 

Agenda Item 23

Review of PMC Terms of Reference

WP 23.0

23.0 Att 1

23.0 Att2

 

Agenda Item 24

Venue of the Sixth Meeting of the Pacific Meteorological Council (PMC-6) and the 3rd Pacific Ministerial Meeting on Meteorology (PMMM-3)

WP 24.0

 

Agenda Item 25

Review and Adopt the Report of PMC-5

 

 

 

Lunch

Side Events

Room 1- Side Event 5: ACCESS-S (COSPPac)

Room 2 - Side Event 6: TBC

N/A

 

Agenda Item 25:

Continue Review and Adopt the Report of PMC-5

 

 

Agenda Item 26:

Closure of PMC-5

 

 

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