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1 WMO Resource Mobilization and Partnerships Wayne Elliott WMO WMO

2 WMO Office for Resource Mobilization and Partnerships Main Programme Activities Voluntary Contributions - Negotiating and Programming External Finance Arrangements WMO Voluntary Cooperation Programme Leveraging partnerships and advocacy initiatives to support NMHS to access funding Project Coordination Unit

3 Voluntary Contributions 2012: CHF 35.3 M 2013: On-track to match 2012 Strong indication of donor confidence/greater investment reflects increased: costs of hydromet impacts / hazards awareness of chronic underfunding over many years awareness of socio-economic benefits.

4 WMO Voluntary Cooperation Programme (VCP) VCP Support during 2009 – 2012 CHF 30M in individual projects in 78 Member countries; 83 % of all the requests received supported; Regions I & II benefited most (most requests) Focus: expert services; short-term fellowships and training activities; surface observing; telecommunication systems; CDMS and climatological activities; hydrological activities.

5 Working in Partnerships to strengthen and sustain NMHS Who are the major stakeholders of NMHS? National governments / owning departments National institutions (academia, research institutes, agencies) General Public in the respective country Private sector (nationally and internationally) Neighbouring countries’ institutions and public UN (WMO, World Bank and MDB, UNDP…)

6 SWFDP Finances and Development Activities test footer 6 Implementing Warning System Tools and Verification methodology Training (approx 50% of costs) Web development Expert Consultancy WMO Secretariat functions (Programme Office)

7 SWFDP Finances and Development Activities test footer 7 Supports the ‘rolling programme’ of development approach...

8 Summary test footer 8 Encouraging environment for climate, weather investment Adopting a more strategic approach to the global forecast process is useful Using SWFDP as the vehicle for this makes sense and has proved popular in discussions.

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