As a part of the International Conference on Climate Services (ICCS 6) which is being organized at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) Pune from February 11 to February 13, 2020, a SIDE EVENT on SCALING UP OF CLIMATE SERVICES THROUGH POLICY AND COMMUNICATIONS is organized by VIGYAN PRASAR and IITM.
Date: 10th February 2020
Venue: Varahamihir Hall
Time: 11am to 1pm
The session will have a panel discussion which will deal with opportunities and challenges in scaling up and reaching out to a larger audience, making it relevant and interesting for them. It will also discuss the present status of the spread of climate services and policies to scale it up. The discussion will also include the need for communication of climate information and discuss the various aspects of climate communication.
The session will help to draft a set of recommendations for a policy framework to scale up climate services and involving public participation in making climate services a public good.
Panelists will present/ talk on a topic related to policy/communication for scaling up climate services, share their experiences and suggest solutions.
All IITM scientists, students, and Conference participants are invited to participate in this interactive session and add value to formulate a framework for scaling up climate services through policy and communication.