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Title P-1 - Agenda and organization of the session
Start Time 22/05/2023 09:30
End Time 22/05/2023 10:00
1.2 Adoption of the agenda

In accordance with Regulation 111, the provisional agenda, prepared by the Executive Council in accordance with Regulation 109, will be submitted to Congress after the opening of the session for approval. The agenda may be amended by Congress at any time during the course of the session.

Doc. 1 - Agenda and organization of the session en fr ru es ar zh - Agenda adopted

The General Summary of the work of the session contained in Doc. 1 will be adopted by Congress at the end of the session

1.3 Programme and methods of work

Congress will agree upon the working hours of the meetings (from 9 a.m. to noon and from 2 to 5 p.m. CEST) and upon the programme of work for the session (the tentative workplan is provided on the Congress website); it will be adjusted by the Coordination Committee, as necessary, during the session.

Congress will adopt methods of work to facilitate the remote participation of delegates through videoconference.

Doc. 1.3 - Methods of work of the session (including voting procedure) en fr ru es ar zh - Approved

1.4 Establishment of committees

Congress will work in plenary throughout the session. The Credentials Committee, Nomination Committee, Coordination Committee will be established in accordance with Regulations 22 to 25. The WMO Hydrological Assembly will be convened in accordance with Regulation 26. Congress may establish other committees for in-depth consideration of specific decisions, such as the Committee on budget 2024–2027.

Nomination Committee
Members: Belgium, Chile, Ethiopia, Jamaica, Hong Kong (China), Mozambique, New Zealand, Oman, Romania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay

Credentials Committee Members: Brazil, British Caribbean Territories, Cook Islands, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Norway (Chair)

1.5 Records

In accordance with General Regulation 95, decisions adopted by Congress shall be recorded in the final report of the session and published by the Secretariat after the session. Information documents and statements shall also be included in the final report. Summarized minutes of the discussion at plenary meetings shall be prepared by the Secretariat only where there is a specific request from the plenary. Audio recordings of plenary meetings shall be made and retained for record purposes.

List of documents for the session is availabe in INF. 1(1)

INF. 1(1a) - Errata - contains errors detected by Members or Secretariat in published decision and information documents. At this stage it is not feasible to correct them prior to the session. The Secretariat apologizes for such errors and is grateful to those Members that have detected them. Corrections will be made in in-session drafts or approved documents.
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