The Secretariat of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) / World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Typhoon Committee (TC) is organizing a meeting of the Advisory Working Group of this Committee in Macao during 16-17 December 2009. The purpose of the meeting is to review its Strategic Plan 2007-2011, the Annual Operating Plan 2009 and to discuss the Annual Operating Plan 2010 and future projects and actions related to the TC main components: Meteorology, Hydrology and Disaster Prevention and Preparedness. The meeting is scheduled to be held at 9 am on 16 December at the conference room of the Conselho Consultivo para o Reordenamento dos Bairros Antigos de Macau. The meeting will be attended by the chairpersons of the Working Groups and high representatives of the ESCAP and WMO. At the commencement of the meeting, a launching ceremony for the “MMGB Collected Papers Volume 3” will be hosted by the Director of the Macao Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (MMGB) Dr. Fong Soi Kun. Since Year 2004, MMGB has started to compile the collaboration research achievements with the professors from the Sun Yat-sen University, extended abstracts for papers presented at the international symposia or seminars, as well as the regional professional cooperation workshops by the colleagues in MMGB for publication of the collected papers. This year the publication is the 3rd volume of the collected papers. In celebrating of the Tenth Anniversary of the Macao Special Administrative Region, MMGB issued the 3rd Volume of the Collected Papers this year. MMGB will continue to keep abreast of the times and to work hard on researching on meteorological and climate change, aiming to use their expertise for the improvement of livelihood.