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Welcome to the meeting website for the 69th session of the WMO Executive Council.

The opening of EC-69 will take place on Wednesday, 10 May 2017 at 9.30 am.

Please note that the annotated agenda is contained in Appendix 1 of EC-69/Doc 1 - Organization of the session.


Conference information and registration desk

A Conference Information and Registration Desk will be set up close to the meeting rooms to facilitate the registration of participants and provision of general information. Registration will open on Tuesday 9 May from 2 pm to 5.30 pm and continue throughout the session.


Registration of participants

Online pre-registration is required for all participants to the sixty-ninth session of the Executive Council. More details can be found under the tab "Online Registration".

Onsite registration for EC-69 will take place from 3 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 9 May 2017 and from 8 a.m. on Wednesday, 10 May 2017. Registration will continue throughout the session.

Participants will receive identification badges at the time of registration, which should be worn throughout the session. As longer lines are to be expected on the first day of the meeting, early registration and badge pick-up on Tuesday 9 May are strongly encouraged.


Working languages & interpretation

Simultaneous interpretation into the six WMO official languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish will be provided during plenary meetings in salle Obasi.

Side meetings will be held in English or with interpretation, when possible.

Documents will be issued in the six WMO official languages.


Paperless session

Documents will be posted before and during the session on the EC-69 website, in line with WMO greening efforts to promote paperless meetings. Therefore, participants are kindly invited to bring their laptops to work on the documents during the session.