Presentation on theme: "WMO GCW ADVISORY GROUP Funding, Support and Project Office Reykjavik, 23 January 2014 Dr Miroslav Ondráš WMO Observing and Information Systems Department."— Presentation transcript:
WMO GCW ADVISORY GROUP Funding, Support and Project Office Reykjavik, 23 January 2014 Dr Miroslav Ondráš WMO Observing and Information Systems Department WMO; Name of Department (ND)
Issues to be discussed 1.Funding of the development and implementation of GCW from WMO (regular budget and extra budgetary contributions from partners and donors); 2.Role and TOR of the GCW Secretariat; 3.Resources that would be needed for GCW implementation (2016-2020).
Funding of the GCW Development The Sixteenth WMO Congress approved basic support for 2012- 2015 period from the WMO regular budget (CHF 350 K); OBS RB (CHF 50 K); Support from Members and other donors to the EC-PORS Trust Funds for GCW (close to CHF 100 K); GFCS Canada Project for 2013-2016 period for GCW implementation (CHF 300 K); In-kind contributions (major are from: Norway-GCW Portal, US- GCW Website); Support for GCW under the EC-PORS Observation Team; Used for: part-time temporary staff, consultants, engagements with partners, meetings and workshops, support to participants of GCW meetings and workshops, and capacity development.
Role and TOR of the GCW Secretariat Support all GCW working structure and their activities, Coordinate activities with stakeholders (both, WMO and partners), Pursue active linkages with relevant WMO Programmes and with relevant international organizations, Monitor GCW implementation, provide reports to stakeholders, and pursue follow-up actions, Liaise with national focal points of WMO and external programs and groups, Co-ordinate GCW inclusion in existing observing activities at the international and national levels, Engage in resource mobilization. Seat: WMO
Resources for 2016-2020 1.Requirements: Staff cost/temporary staff/consultants: CHF 800 K Activity: CHF 600 K 2.Resources: RB: CHF 600 K XB: CHF 800 K Not counted: support to be provided through activities under ICG-WIGOS and its TT, e.g. TT-WRM and TT-Metadata; and CBS IPET- WIFI and IPET-OSDE In-kind contributions, e.g. Portal, Website, hosting of meetings