WFEO holds a side event at UNFCCC in Bonn, Germany (3-14 June 2013)

WFEO to hold a side event at the next UNFCCC in Bonn, Germany (3-14 June 2013)

The next meeting of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be held in Bonn (Germany) from 3-14 June 2013

During this gathering, several side events of 90-minute workshops will be held for which additional information can be found through the following link:

http://unfccc.int/files/meetings/bonn_jun_2013/application/pdf/see_brochure_sb38.pdf

WFEO will be holding a side event on Wednesday 12 June from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. entitled “Knowledge Development and Capacity-Building for Adapting Bridge Infrastructure in Honduras”. This event will present the process and lessons learned from a recently-completed project in Honduras. The project focused on building country-level and regional adaptive capacity for improving the resilience of transport infrastructures to changing climate through enhanced climate information, risk assessment and regulatory processes.

WFEO is also supporting a side event organized by the World Meteorological Organization on Wednesday 5 June from 6:30 to 8:00 pm entitled “Early implementation of the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS)-WMO and other GFCS partners”. Darrel DANYLUK will speak about the climate information needs of the engineering profession.

In addition, WFEO will also host a booth exhibit for the second week of the meeting (10-14 June).

These efforts will further raise the profile of WFEO within the convention. A report on this meeting will be tabled at the next face-to-face meeting of the CEE in Singapore on 9 September 2013.




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