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Session Information

The seventy-second session of the WMO Executive Council (EC-72) will take place from 28 September to 2 October 2020, preceded by the thirty-ninth session of the Financial Advisory Committee (FINAC-39) on 24 and 25 September 2020. Both meetings will be held remotely through a virtual platform. Delegates will be contacted before the EC-72 session to test their connectivity and will be briefed on the use of the platform.

information.pngOnline registration

Online pre-registration is required for all participants. In view of their official status with WMO, Permanent Representatives of WMO Members (PRs) have been given access to an online Event Registration System allowing the pre-registration of their respective delegations. More information concerning online pre-registration is provided under the section Online Registration and Credentials of this website.


Please note that the submission of information through the online event registration system does not exempt EC members, regional hydrological advisers to the presidents of the regional associations and presidents of technical commissions from the need to inform the Secretariat of their participation through a signed letter to be sent by email to:

Please refer to the Online Registration and Credentials tab for more information.

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Simultaneous interpretation into the six WMO official languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish will be provided during the online EC-72 plenary session. Documents will be issued in the six WMO official languages and will be posted before and during the session on this website.

agenda.pngTentative workplan

The tentative work plan for the session is provided in the Tentative workplan section (left-hand menu) of this website.

The tentative work plan is subject to changes, as it provides only an initial indication of the meetings and agenda items that will be taken up at the session. The actual work plan will be adjusted by the Coordination Committee, as necessary, during the session, and will be provided online and in the daily order of business. All efforts will be made to minimize deviations from the work plan.


A survey will be set up at the end of the session. 

information.pngContact information

For questions regarding the online session, please contact the WMO Conference Services at

event.pngList of participants

A provisional list of participants will be uploaded on the session website shortly after the beginning of the remote session. This list will be updated on a daily basis.