Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology play important role in the WMO Members 
2016-01-15
-----COCOM Meeting was held in China for the first time
 
The Coordinating Committee Meeting (COCOM) of SCHOTI (Standing Conference of Heads of Training Institutions of National Meteorological Services ) was held in Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology from September 14th to September 18th . Representatives of the World Meteorological Organization, Mr. Parrish,Chairman of COCOM, Mr. Higgins Mark, and representatives from Australia ,Canada, China ,France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States participated in the Meeting. Professor Wang Suchun, Executive Deputy Director of WMO Regional Training Center Nanjing as the only member of the Committee from developing countries participated in the COCOM Meeting .
 
COCOM is a coordinating committee of SCHOTI elections. SCHOTI was founded in 1990, is a non-governmental international organization. Its members are mainly of National Meteorological and Hydrological Bureau training agency directors from developed countries, composed of 6 developed countries, such as Australia, Britain, Canada, France, the United States, and another from the WMO regional training center, a total of 7 people. The main goal is to provide the forum and mechanism to promote cooperation among the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Members in the field of education and training. The meeting has brought new ideas and new practice for meteorological and hydrological training in WMO Members. The experts discussed the training resources of their countries, in order to better adapt to the needs of global meteorological and hydrological training. The meeting examed how they individually meet the training needs of our respective countries, and how the global community can meet its needs as well. They discussed both efficiencies and quality in training, and examed how competency frameworks can be used to guide our training toward more productive ends. They also look for opportunities for increased cooperation, sharing and reuse of resources to enhance quality and efficiency.
 
In the July of 2013, Professor Wang suchun, Executive Deputy Director of WMO Nanjing Regional Training Center, was elected a member of the Coordinating Committee (COCOM) of Standing Conference of Heads of Training Institutions of National Meteorological Services (SCHOTI) in the Twelfth WMO education and training Conference in French. Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology therefore has won the right to express our views in the field of meteorological and Hydrological training. The University has been actively promoting international education and training for more resources and respect for the large number of developing countries. Institute of International Education, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology also take this opportunity to actively work with the World Meteorological Organization and COCOM. it is more targeted and more effective to carry out extensive exchanges on education and training mode, and promote the development of international education and training in the University.   
 
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