Two of WCRP partner sponsors, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and UNESCO, have education and capacity building as focus areas, and the WCRP Academy draws upon their expertise in climate science related training.


WMOLearn A Global Campus Resources

The WMO Global Campus is a collaborative network of institutions and National Meteorological Hydrological Services involved in the development and delivery of education and training in meteorology, climatology, hydrology, and other related sciences. It is built on the synergies, sharing and cooperation between these institutions and will address global priorities and the growing and changing requirements and needs for learning in the community. Read more...

Visit the WMOLearn Events Calendar.   The WMO Global Campus offers a searchable calendar of learning events for WMO Members. Search by topic, provider, or by WMO competency framework to find learning opportunities to meet the needs of staff and stakeholders.


UNESCO features «Open Learning» platform aims to provide e-learning capacities for online course development and dissemination for topics that are aligned with UNESCO's mandate under the Natural and Human Sciences, Communication and Information, Education and Culture Sectors. Initial focus will be on science related topics, such as water resources management, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), climate change adaptation, remote sensing, information and communications technologies (ICT) and other science related topics. Expansion of this focus will be done on a needs basis.

The specific objectives of this platform are to:

  • build up a sustainable open knowledge network for UNESCO's mandate.
  • Initiate activities in different learning communities to enhance competence development.
  • To support collaboration between organizations, experts and resource persons to strengthen e-learning opportunities, particularly within the UNESCO affiliated centres and chairs.

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