Administrator is reappointed as member of management committee, IBCS

14-11-2014 Source:China Meteorological News Press

On November 12, Zheng Guoguang, Administrator of China Meteorological Administration (CMA) was reappointed as the member of management committee of Intergovernmental Board on Climate Services (IBCS) in its second conference. In addition, Norway chief member of IBCS was selected as the chair of the committee, with India and South Africa chief members as the deputy directors.


The selection would help China to participate in the implementation and management for Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS), and study foreign experiences in the development of climate services, to promote the development of domestic climate operation.


The GFCS which organized by WMO, many UN institutions and other international organizations was established in 2009, aimed to improve climate prediction, service and climate risk management. Then WMO agreed GFCS implement plans and decided to build IBCS in 2012. On July 4 of 2013, Zheng Guoguang was selected in the management committee of IBCS in the first conference. (Nov.14)


Editor Hao Jing

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