Please note that this schedule has been changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be updated in the next weeks in response to changes that are being planned. 

Phase I: From May 2019 to April 2020

  • Refine science questions and conceptual framework
  • Refine key elements for operations, delivery, and engagement
  • Identify science, funding, and infrastructure needs
  • Undertake consultation
  • Produce the first draft of the Implementation Plan by the time of the 41st Session of the JSC, April 2020

Phase II: April 2020 to April 2022

  • Undertake further consultations and evolution of the Implementation Plan
  • Develop structure and governance model
  • Clarify the future of Core activities and Project Offices
  • Initiation of new, joint activities
  • Expand and consolidate partnerships for mutual benefits
  • Adopt Implementation Plan and agree on Transition Approach by the 43rd Session of the JSC, April 2022

WMO Implementation Plan Milestones