WCRP congratulates the 2020 winners of the WCRP/WWRP International Prize for Model Development, Dr Hella Garny (DLR, Germany), and the WCRP/GCOS International Data Prize, Drs Laia Comas-Bru (University of Reading, UK) and Lijing Cheng (IAP, China).

Winners prizes 2020

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An Extraordinary Session of the WCRP Joint Scientific Committee (JSC) is underway this week online. Beginning on Monday 30 November 2020, the Session will last 4 days, with three-hour sessions each day. The aim of the meeting is to make significant progress towards a “soft” implementation of a new WCRP structure and elements in support of the WCRP Strategic Plan 2019-2028. To find out more about the Session and the main themes that are being highlighted each day, click the heading above. 


Two new job openings are available in the WCRP Secretariat:

  • Science Officer (P3) : To know more, click here
    Deadline for application : 23 December 2020
  • Science and Communications Officer (P3): To know more, click here
    Deadline for application: 22 December 2020

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Mike Sparrow We are delighted to announce that Dr. Mike Sparrow has been appointed as Head of the WCRP Secretariat and Head of the World Climate Research Division, Science and Innovation Department, WMO. To read more, click the heading above.

WCRP is happy to welcome two new WCRP Joint Scientific Committee (JSC) members. Both Maria Ivanova and Roberto Sánchez Rodríguez come from a social sciences background and will bring unique and important perspectives to WCRP.

New JSC Members 01

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