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​​​​The third session of the Commission for Weather, Climate, Hydrological, Marine and Related Environmental Services and Applications (SERCOM-3) and the Gender Conference will be held at the Bali International Convention Center (BICC), the Westin Resort Nusa Dua in Bali​ (Indonesia) from 4 to 9 March 2024, as a face-to-face meeting with the possibility of online participation.

The scope of SERCOM-3 is to bring together technical experts from all around the world and to facilitate their collaboration in developing standards for methods, procedures, techniques and practices, and to ensure that their recommendations are provided to the WMO Congress and Executive Council. The Gender Conference, planned to be held on 7 March 2024, is aiming to share knowledge and facilitate exchanges on promoting Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment and Leadership through the Early Warnings for All initiative.

Please note that documents numbers have been changed on 26/01/2024 due to amendments in the tentative agenda for the session.  If you have downloaded documents before 26/01/2024, please be aware that numbers might have changed.


WiFi in the Conference room

Password: SERCOM-32024​

​​​Important for participants attending in person : 

The 2024 period of complete silence on Bali will begin on Monday, March 11 at 6 a.m. and last through Tuesday, March 12 at the same hour. Everyone on the island must remain inside, turn off the lights, and be totally silent. There is a complete halt to all action in the outer world. Businesses close, schools close, roads close (except for emergency vehicles), and the airport closes for twenty-four hours. Don't plan any activities during Nyepi, since you will have to stay in your hotel.​​ If your flight schedule is before 6 AM Monday, it will still operate.

For more information​, please access the following website: Nyepi 2024 - Balinese New Year | What is Ogoh Ogoh​.​​​​

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More information concering online pre-registration is provided under the section Online Registration​ tab of this website.​​

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Simultaneous interpretation into Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish wil be provided during plenary session. 

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Information documetns (INFs) can be found from Information Documents​ tab at the top right of the page.

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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. 


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For questions regarding registration and participation to the session, please contact WMO Conference Services at​

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A provisional list of participants will be uploaded on the session website shortly after the beginning of the session. We are committed to ensuring that this list remains accurate and up-to-date throughout the duration of the session. As such, it will undergo daily updates to reflect any changes or additions.


At the conclusion of the session, a comprehensive survey will be distributed to all participants who have attended the session. This survey will serve as a vital tool to gather valuable feedback and insights from participants. 

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