European Affairs

EUROPEAN AFFAIRS

The purpose of the Joint Liaison Office is to represent the combined interests of EUMETNET, WMO, ECMWF and EUMETSAT (“Parties”) to the European Union (EU), European Commission (EC) and other European institutions.

Objectives

  • Timely availability of information and analyses on EU initiatives, plans, programmes and decisions to Parties, their members and relevant bodies;
  • Awareness of EU bodies on the responsabilities of EUMETNET/EUMETSAT/ECMWF/WMO and of the relevant capabilities of the European Meteorological Infrastructure (EMI) to the implementation of EU policies and programmes such as GMES, in accordance with directives from the EUMETNET Assembly;
  • "representing our interests to the European Union (EU), European Commission (EC) and other European institutions"

Project Manager

The Office Chief is Mr. Christophe Jacob