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Time for reflection: 2019 VLab Annual Report

Reflection is a very good way to plan ahead. Moving forward considering  the challenges at hand is as important as celebrating the achievements made!

At the VLab we have done just that, and here we share what we learned about the year past:

2019 VLab Annual Report

New publication: Vision for the WMO Integrated Global Observing System in 2040

WIGOS is an essential feature of the infrastructure that enables WMO and its Members to accomplish their shared mission of helping to save lives, protect property, increase prosperity throughout the world and provide relevant data and information for policymaking and decision-making in support of sustainable development.

Read more about the evolution of WIGOS in the recent publication Vision for the WMO Integrated Global Observing System in 2040. 

This publication is available to download from the WMO E-library or you can  Read it here

Training Operational Package for Climate Services – TOPaCS

Developed by CNR-IBE with technical support of CNR-IC, the Training Operational Package for Climate Services – TOPaCS – is now fully accessible at

The package consists of 11 freely accessible courses, for a total of 52 lessons, and each course is related to the WMO Competencies Framework for Climate Services Providers. The main goal is to build Knowledge and Skills through customizable learning paths within the Climate Services Competencies framework of WMO, ensuring coherence with other WMO education initiatives.

Learn more about TOPaCS in the video below