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CPO Supports the Pacific Island Climate Services Forum

  • 30 January 2013
CPO Supports the Pacific Island Climate Services Forum
The Pacific Islands Climate Services Forum was held on January 21-25, 2013 at the University of the South Pacific Campus in Suva, Fiji. Hosted by the Pacific Climate Information System (PaCIS) through NOAA and the Pacific Centre for Environment and Sustainable Development (PACE-SD), the Forum brought together almost 200 hundred people from the Pacific and the world to raise the awareness of and engage in a discussion about climate services - the transformation of climate-related information into actionable knowledge. 

This Forum was part of a larger two-year effort NOAA is undertaking - working through USAID - to support climate change adaptation in the Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS) by conducting a series of activities to enhance scientific and technical capacities that will strengthen end-to-end climate services and adaptation capabilities across the broader Pacific region. This effort is being led by NOAA's National Climatic Data Center. Meredith Muth from NOAA's Climate Program Office assisted in the planning and implementation of the Forum. Participants also included representatives from the CPO-supported Pacific RISA program. 

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