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Agenda PMC3


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Agenda Items  Download Working Papers
1.0 Opening   
2.1 Election of chair and vice-chair
2.2 Adoption of agenda and working arrangements  
2.3 Establishment of drafting committee  
3.0 Report on Actions Taken on Matters Arising from the 2nd Meeting of the Pacific Meteorological Council (PMC-2) 
4.0 Countries’ Reports
5.0 Outcomes of the Seventeenth World Meteorological Congress and Regional Programs (WMO)  

Agenda Item 6: Climate Services (Pacific Key Outcomes 6[1])

6.1: Pacific Islands Climate Information System (US NOAA[2])
6.2: Climate and Information Prediction Services Project (SPREP and APCC[3]) 
6.3: Climate and Oceans Support Program in the Pacific Project (BoM[4]) 
6.4: Climate Services in the Pacific Region (PICS Panel[5]) 
Agenda Item 7: Marine Weather Services and Ocean issues (Pacific Key Outcome 2)  
7.1:Tropical Pacific Observing System 2020 (TAO/Triton Array[6])(SPREP/US-NOAA)
7.2: Support for the Argo Program(SPREP/US-NOAA)
7.3: Marine weather services in the Pacific Region (SPREP)
Agenda Item 8: Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (Pacific Key Outcomes 4 and 5)  
8.1: National Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems (Samoa/SPREP)  
8.2: National Flood Early Warning System (Fiji)  
8.3: Coastal Inundation and Hazards (SPC[7]/WMO)
8.4: Progress on Tsunami Warning and Mitigation and status on the implementation of the new Tsunami Products in the South West Pacific (Tonga)  
Agenda Item 9: Public Weather Services (Pacific Key Outcome 3)  
9.1: FINPAC Support to Public Weather Services and Communications to Communities
9.2: Severe Weather Forecast and Disaster Risk Reduction Demonstration Project (New Zealand MetService/WMO)
Agenda Item 10: Communications   
10.1 Radio Internet (RANET) Communication (US NOAA)
10.2: WMO Information System (BoM/WMO)  
Agenda Item 11: Education, Training and Research (Pacific Key Outcome 11)  
11.1: Education, Training and Research in the Pacific (USP[8]/Working Group on Education and Training)  
11.2: Pacific International Training Desk and other US-NOAA Training Programs (UH[9]/US-NOAA)  
11.3: Media Training on Disasters, Weather and Climate Services (SPREP/PACMAS)
Agenda Item 12: Aviation Weather Services (Pacific Key Outcome 1)  
12.1: Quality Management System and Competency Standards (ICAO[10]/WMO)
12.2: Cost Recovery for Aviation Weather Services(ICAO/WMO)
12.3:  Safe Skies for Aviation over the Pacific (ICAO/WMO)
Agenda Item 13:    Monitoring and Observations Systems (Pacific Key Outcome 7)  
13.1: WMO Integrated Observing System(WIGOS) for Region V (BoM/WMO)  
Agenda Item 14: The Update and Review of the Pacific Islands Meteorological Strategy (PIMS) 2012-2021 (SPREP)  
14.0: The Update and Review of the Pacific Islands Meteorological Strategy (PIMS) 2012-2021(SPREP)
Agenda Item 15: Strengthening the Pacific Meteorological Council and the Pacific Meteorological Desk Partnership (Pacific Key Outcomes 10 and 14)               
15.1: Governance of the PMC (SPREP)
15.2: Pacific Meteorological Desk Partnership(SPREP)
Agenda Item 16: Resources Mobilization (Pacific Key Outcome 12)  
16.1: Regional Technical Support Mechanism (SPREP)     
16.2: Green Climate Fund & Adaptation Fund (SPREP)
16.3: WMO Resource Mobilization and Partnership (WMO)
Agenda Item 17: Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change in the Pacific  
17.1: The Strategy for Climate and Disaster Resilient Development in the Pacific(SPREP)
17.2: The IPCC[11] and the UNFCCC-COP21[12]in Paris, France(KMA/SPREP)
Agenda Item 18: Guidance to the 1st Pacific Ministers Meeting on Meteorology  
18.1: Provide Guidance to the Agenda for the 1st PMMM  
18.2: Provide Guidance to PMC-3 Presentation to the 1st PMMM  
18.3: Review and Finalize the Nuku'alofa Declaration  
Agenda Item 19: Venue of the 4th Meeting of the Pacific Meteorological Council  
Agenda Item 20: Review and Adopt the Report of 3rd Meeting of the Pacific Meteorological Council  

Agenda Item 21: Closing



[1]  PKO - The Pacific Islands Meteorological Strategy (PIMS) 2012-2021 has 14 priority areas called the Pacific Key Outcomes (PKO) which are which are implemented from both the Regional and National levels.
[2]  US NOAA – United States National Ocean and Atmosphere Administration
[3]  APCC –APEC Climate Center
[4]  BoM – Australian Bureau of Meteorology
[5]  PICS Panel - Pacific Islands Climate Services Panel
[6]  TAO/Triton - Tropical Atmosphere Ocean and Triton = Triangular Trans-Ocean Buoy Network
[7]  SPC – Secretariat of the Pacific Community
[8]  USP – University of the South Pacific
[9]  UH – University of Hawaii
[10] ICAO – International Civil Aviation Organization
[11] IPCC - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
[12] UNFCCC-COP21 - United National Framework Convention on Climate Change - 21st Conference Of the Parties


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