World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

What is World Meteorological Organization (WMO)?

World Meteorological Organization (WMO) meaning

established – 11 October 1947; effective – 4 April 1951

 

aim – to sponsor meteorological cooperation; a UN specialized agency

 

members – (185) includes all UN member countries except Andorra, Equatorial Guinea, Grenada, Liechtenstein, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, San Marino (183 total); plus Cook Islands and Niue

 

 

reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html