UNCCD and WMO Discuss Action Plans

15 March 2011: Representatives from the Secretariat of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) met on 15 March 2011, in Bonn, Germany, to review the WMO-UNCCD partnership and to further strengthen their cooperation in common areas of interest.

Participants designed draft action plans in the areas of drought policy, scientific and technical knowledge management, Global Framework on Climate Services, integrated drought management programme, communication and outreach, and UNCCD impact indicators, among others. [UNCCD Meeting Summary]