Moreover, this year's meeting was highlighted by the presence of Lorenzo Labrador in representation of the WMO-GAW program, Stéphane Sauvage as the head of the ACTRIS program, Gisella Marincovich on behalf of the Ushuaia global GAW station, Luis Suarez from Huancayo IGP GAW observatory, Johan Rojas of Senamhi-Peru GAW Marcapomacocha station, Julio Warthon from Cusco-Perú, and Carolina Concha from the Univ. del Desarrollo - Chile. The meeting was held in a hybrid manner with colleagues connected from other locations and this gathering provided the opportunity for fruitful community discussions.
The Global GAW station nomination was celebrated in an official act held at the United Nations Development Program headquarters.
This marks a milestone for the science in Bolivia, and the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés plays a prominent role in it by supporting the operation of this observatory.
Authorities of the university honored the act and it was coverd by the university press department in a note that can be found #here.
The director of ACTRIS-Fr was also present in the event, in particular to continue working with all the partners towards an ACTRIS certification for the site.