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High-level Dialogues on Tropical Cyclones:
A 10-year Vision to Protect Life and Property from Tropical Cyclones

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of WMO’s Regional Specialized Meteorological Center (RSMC) Tokyo – Typhoon Center, which started operation in 1989, the Japan Meteorological Agency hosted the High-level Dialogues on Tropical Cyclones on 10–11 October 2019, followed by the Commemoration Ceremony of the 30th anniversary of RSMC Tokyo – Typhoon Center as the closing event in the evening of 11 October 2019.

The Dialogues were attended by twelve Members of the ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee (Cambodia; China; Hong Kong, China; Japan; Lao People's Democratic Republic; Macao, China; Malaysia; the Philippines; Republic of Korea; Thailand; Socialist Republic of Viet Nam and the United States of America) and six RSMCs on tropical cyclone forecasting (Honolulu, La Reunion, Miami, Nadi, New Delhi and Tokyo).

Outcome of the High-level Dialogues on Tropical Cyclones

The Dialogues adopted the Statement of the High-level Dialogues on Tropical Cyclones, Tokyo, Japan 2019 (Tokyo Statement), which includes 10-year Vision to Protect Life and Property from Tropical Cyclones, based on the discussions at the two thematic sessions: Information Design and Delivery and Public Awareness and Education Campaign.

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Message from Prime Minister

Mr. ABE Shinzo, Prime Minister of Japan sent a video message to the Ceremony, highlighting the important contribution of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) in making the world more resilient to natural hazards and said "the vital role you play in making the world more resilient to natural disasters will be more important than ever in the years to come."

Message from Prime Minister
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