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5th Arab Climate Outlook Forum

The 5th ArabCOF was held virtually on 3 June 2020 with representatives from various Arab meteorological offices and partners. Presentations were delivered on current and anticipated conditions in the Pacific and the Indian Ocean, as well as on climate monitoring and assessment of the current state of climate. Participants also discussed the verification of previous ArabCOF climate outlooks and preparation of the upcoming seasonal forecasts for the entire Arab region. Pursuant to the meeting, consensus seasonal forecast statements for the different sub-regions (ArabCOF, GCCCOF, PRESANORD) were issued for June to August 2020 season.

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The central aim of this Regional Knowledge Hub is to provide access to information that can facilitate cooperation, coordination, dialogue and exchange among Arab States, organizations and stakeholder and to support awareness raising as well as regional networking and exchange on issues related to climate change and water resources in the region. Access to RICCAR assessment findings and associated datasets is being made available on this Regional Knowledge Hub, which is comprised of two open-access components: a website and a data portal. This online platform complements, and builds upon, the findings and processes already presented in the main report and its technical annex, as well as the series of publications that elaborate further on the work being pursued collectively under RICCAR.