Pacific Meteorological Council
Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

The Pacific Meteorological Council (PMC) is a specialized subsidiary body of the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme, established at the Fourteenth Regional Meteorological Services Directors meeting in Majuro, Republic of Marshall Island, July 2011 to facilitate and coordinate the scientific and technical programme and activities of the Regional Meteorological Services. The Pacific Meteorological Council replaces the Regional Meteorological Services Directors body and provides policy relevant advice to the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme Meeting on the needs and priorities of its member countries and territories in relation to meteorology (weather and climate) and related fields. The Pacific Meteorological Council meets on a bi-annual basis. This will be the Second Meeting of the Pacific Meteorological Council.

Implementation methodologies

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


Pacific Island Countries (PICs) Australia Cook Islands Australian Bureau of Meteorology Cook Islands Meteorological Service Fiji Meteorological Service France Météo France - Polynésie Française Kiribati Kiribati Meteorological Service Micronesia, Federated States of FSM Weather Station Météo France - Nouvelle Calédonie New Zealand New Zealand National Meteorological Service Niue Niue Meteorological Service Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea Meteorological Service Marshall Islands RMI National Weather Service Samoa Samoa Meteorology Division Solomon Islands Solomon Islands Meteorological Service Tonga Tonga Meteorological Service Tuvalu Tuvalu Met Service United States of America United States National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration Vanuatu Vanuatu Meteorological Services Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
Resources devoted to implementation
Progress reports
Cut off date each year: 1 July
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
Date of completion: ongoing
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
Pacific Meteorological Council (PMC) , Email

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