International Training Course on Climate Monitoring, Prediction and Application was Successfully Hel

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 The International Course on Climate Monitoring, Prediction and Application was held in Beijing from 20th to 31st October 2014. 16 international participants from 13 different countries and regions occupied in the field of Climate Monitoring, Prediction and Application attended this two-week training. 

Entrusted by China Meteorological Administration (CMA) and with the financial support from CMA Voluntary Cooperation Programme (VCP) Fund, Beijing Climate Center and RTC-Beijing, the course organizers from the above organizations have put a lot of meticulous and serious effort to ensure that the International Training Course on Climate Monitoring, Prediction and Application was able to meet the criterion of WMO international training and to serve the different needs of participants with different backgrounds. Indeed, CMATC invited a group of first-rate professors and researchers from China and other countries to lecture the participants, such as Ms. Karolin Eichler from WMO’s Observing and Information Systems Branch; Mr. Jia Gensuo, director of START Regional Center for East Asia (START-TEA) and deputy director of the CAS Key Lab of Regional Climate-Environment for East Asia; Mr.Jiang Tong, chief scientist of climate change impact analysis and risk management at the Beijing Climate Center, etc. Their specialized knowledge and well-designed lectures have been highly praised by international participants. Besides this, CMATC also organized a visit to CMA operational units for participants. 
The two-week course was successfully completed on 31st October. 4 participants addressed during the closing ceremony. In their speeches, they all appreciated the training opportunities provided by WMO and CMATC, shared their training experiences and lovely memories in Beijing and expressed their confidence of rendering better services to their fatherlands through the advanced science and technology on Climate Monitoring that they had learned from the course.
The 16 participants were from Togo (1), REP. of Korea (1), Malaysia (2),