Highlights from EOTEC DevNet’s June Task Team Meetings

Thank you to all the speakers and participants who contributed to the success of our recent Regional Community of Practice (CoP) Task Team meetings. Focused on capacity building and inclusion strategies, the meetings delved into gender and social inclusion, community engagement, and outreach. Experts shared their experiences and insights on effectively leveraging Earth observations to reach a broader audience. Here are the key highlights:

Spotlight Presentations:

  • Africa: Nico Kroese (South African Weather Service) on the WISER-Early Warning for Southern Africa project. Recording
  • Americas: Maria Jose Molina (Red Aeroespacial Centroamericana) – session postponed due to tropical storm impacts.
  • Asia-Oceania: Susantha Jayasinge and Chinaporn Meechaiya (ADPC) on gender equality in climate action. Recording
  • Europe: Andreas Wirth (EUMetTrain). Recording Thierry Ranchin on EuroGEO. Recording

Action Items:

Global Partner Updates:

Secretariat Updates:

  • Contribute to the “Image of the Week” feature. Submit here.
  • Beta testers needed for Flood Tracker Tool 2.0. Contact: Secretariat@eotecdev.net
  • June 18 webinar on drought engagement. Recording
  • EO-specific needs assessment guidance draft expected in August. Reviewers needed!

For detailed presentations, visit the full meeting summary.

Stay engaged and look out for more updates and events!

We look forward to your continued participation and support!

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