Luxembourg Minister Carole Deischbourg addresses the Eighteenth World Meteorlogical Congress
A Kinetic Sculpture on Early Warnings, Early Actions, and Financing.
The conference focuses on improved warnings – and improved action – in the face of hazards like earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, extreme weather, water and climate events and the interlocking challenges of climate change, population increase, urbanization and environmental degradation. It is organized by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and its partners of the International Network for Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems (IN-MHEWS).
“Early warning should lead to early action,” said Mami...
The 8th Steering Committee of the CREWS (Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems) Initiative met in Geneva on May 10th, under the presidency of Mr Georges Gehl, First Secretary, Ministery of Environment, Climate and Sustainable Development, Governement of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
Port Moresby hosted the kick-off workshop on 18 February for the launch of the CREWS-Papua New Guinea project. The three- year project will build capacity for climate services in order to enhance EWS and strengthen resilience to climate change. Some 85% of Papua New Guinea’s population of almost seven million rely heavily on agriculture for a subsistence livelihood and face multiple climate-related challenges, including severe drought. The project will strengthen...