Open Consultative PlatformReport of the Fourth High-Level Session (OCP-HL-4)
Partnership & Innovation for the Next Generation of Weather & Climate Intelligence
26 May 2023
The Fourth High-Level Session of the Open Consultative Platform (OCP-HL-4) of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) was held on 26 May 2023 during the nineteenth World Meteorological Congress, the supreme body of WMO. The central theme of the OCP-HL-4 was the UN Early Warnings for All (EW4All) initiative, which was launched in March 2022. The representative of the first 30 most at-risk countries, the Permanent Representative of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) with WMO, articulated the challenges and needs to be considered when implementing the Executive Action Plan in Lao PDR and at the local level in general. Furthermore, guest speakers from the private sector presented their ideas and perspectives on contributing to the swift implementation of the EW4All initiative.