The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is organizing this meeting in conjunction with MeteoSwiss and the Government of Switzerland. The meeting aims to promote and stimulate socio-economic assessments and studies among the Regional Association (RA) Members. It will provide a forum for discussing the outcomes of recent studies carried out by different Members and reviewing related methodologies. It is expected that the Conference will provide material for the development of regional guidelines on the subject with an outline of good practices, in order to build the capacity of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) in the region for conducting socio-economic analyses and studies.
dates: 3-4 October 2011 location: Lucerne, Switzerland contact: Natalia Berghi fax: +41 22 730 8047 e-mail: NBerghi@wmo.int www: http://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/dra/eur/RA6_SEB_Conference.php