Informal Conference of South-East European Directors of NMHSs 20
ICSEED is a regional informal forum established on a voluntary basis by Directors of Hydro-Meteorological Services of South East European Countries with the main purpose of enhancing cooperation and contacts in the field of meteorology, hydrology and related disciplines.
ICSEED aims at facilitating, promoting and strengthening professional regional relationships, capacity development, expertise and technology transfers;
Its meetings take place once a year and are organized in turn by each member;
This year's conference was held on May 3-4 in Brdo-pri-Kranju, Slovenia, where Ukraine participated in a remote format.
Participants of the Conference discussed the following topics:
- Current ECMWF activities;
- Progress and challenges of EUMETNET;
- Plans for the ICSEED future;
- WMO initiative "Early Warnings for All".
The Ukrainian Hydrometeorological Center was represented by Ruslan Reviakin, Head of International Cooperation Department, in which he described a significant destruction of Ukrainian Hydrometeorological network and the damage caused to hydrometeorological facilities as a result of the russian war of aggression that unleashed by russian federation on 24 February 2022.