Focal Point List

Afghanistan

Mr. Samiullah Ibrahimi

Council Member for the constituency of Afghanistan, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan, Syria, Yemen since 2016-07-18, Political Focal Point
Consultant
The World Bank
1818 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20433
USA
Tel: +510 304 8943
Email: samiullah.ibrahimi@gmail.com

His Excellency Mostapha Zaher

Operational Focal Point since 2006-10-05
Director-General
National Environmental Protection Agency
Member of the Council of Ministers Advisor to the President on the Environment Central Post Office Box Number 20
Kabul,
Afghanistan
Tel: + 93 (0) 752 017 633
Email: dg.nepa@nepa.gov.af; mostapha_zaher@hotmail.com; dg.nepa@hotmail.com

Albania

H.E. Mr. Lefter Koka

Political Focal Point since 2013-10-03
Minister
Ministry of Environment
Rr. Durresit, 27
Tirana,
Albania
Tel: + 355 422 70730
Fax: + 355 422 70627
Email: lefter.koka@moe.gov.al

Prof. Dr. Mr. Pellumb Abeshi

Operational Focal Point since 2011-12-09
General Director of Environment.
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Water Administration
Rruga e Durresit No. 27
Tirana,
Albania
Tel: + 355 4227 0624,
Fax: 011 355 4227 0624
Email: pabeshi@moe.gov.al; pellumbabeshi@yahoo.com

Algeria

Mr. Djihededdine BELKAS

Political Focal Point since 2015-04-13
Director of Environment and Sustainable Development
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Promontoires des Anassers Kouba-Alger
Algiers, Algiers 16000
Algeria
Tel: 00.213.21.50.43.18
Fax: 00.213.21.50.43.22
Email: BELKASEDDINE@GMAIL.COM

Mr. Karim BABA

Operational Focal Point since 2016-05-09
Director of Environmental Industrial Polity
Ministry of Water Resources and Environment
4 Rue des 4 Canons Alger
Algiers, 16000
Algeria
Tel: +213 21 43 28 53
Fax: +213 21 43 28 53
Email: baba.mate@hotmail.com

Angola

Dr. Maria de Fatima Monteiro JARDIM

Political Focal Point since 2016-09-09
Minister of Environment
Ministry of Environment
Avenida de Portugal, Rua dos Enganos, Edificio zimbo Tower, Ingombotas
Luanda,
Angola
Tel:
Email: helioabambres@gmail.com

Ms. Kamia Cristina Victor DE CARVALHO

Operational Focal Point since 2016-04-19
Director of the Department of Planning, Statistics and Studies
Ministry of Environment
Avenida de Portugal, Rua dos Enganos, Edificio Zimbo Tower, Ingombotas
Luanda,
Angola
Tel:
Email: kamia_c@hotmail.com

Antigua And Barbuda

Her Excellency Diann Black Layne

Operational Focal Point since 2013-09-16
Political Focal Point since 2013-09-16
Ambassador and GEF NOFP
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Queen Elizabeth Hwy
St. John's,
Antigua and Barbuda
Tel: 1 268 462 1052, cell 1 268 464-6410
Fax: 1 268 462 6410
Email: dcblack11@gmail.com; dcblack11@yahoo.com

Argentina

Mr. German Edmundo PROFFEN

Political Focal Point since 2016-08-04
Abogado
Direccion General de Asuntos Ambientales (DIGMA), Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto
Esmeralda 1212
Buenos Aires, 1007
Argentina
Tel: +54 11 48197414 / +54 11 48197247
Fax: +54 11 48197413
Email: gep@mrecic.gov.ar; digma@mrecic.gov.ar

Armenia

H.E. Mr. Aramayis Grigoryan

Operational Focal Point since 2015-07-31
Political Focal Point since 2015-07-31
Minister
Ministry of Nature Protection
3rd Government Bldg., Republic Sq.
Yerevan, 0010
Armenia
Tel: + 37410 52 10 99, + 37410 58 54 69
Fax: 011 37410 58 54 69
Email: interdept@yahoo.com; min_ecology@yahoo.com

Australia

Ms. Erika Oord

Political Focal Point since 2016-04-15
Assistant Director
Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
R G Casey Building, John McEwen Crescent
Barton, Australian Capital Territory 0221
Australia
Tel: +61 2 6178 5227
Email: erika.oord@dfat.gov.au

Austria

Mr. Leander Treppel

Political Focal Point since 2014-06-26
Senior Advisor
Federal Ministry of Finance
Johannegasse 5
Vienna, 1010
Austria
Tel: + 43 151 433 503087
Fax: 011 43 151 433 5903087
Email: leander.treppel@bmf.gv.at

Azerbaijan

His Excellency Goussein Bagirov

Operational Focal Point since 1969-12-31
Political Focal Point since 1969-12-31
Minister
Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources
B. Aghayev Street 100-A
Baku, 370073
Azerbaijan
Tel: + 994-12-4414205
Fax: 011 99412 4385454
Email: aliyev@iglim.baku.az; emin.garabaghli@gmail.com

Bahamas

Ms. Camille Johnson

Political Focal Point since 2014-03-04
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of the Environment and Housing
2nd Floor - Charlotte House Shirley & Princes Streets P.O. Box N- 4849
Nassau, New Providence
Bahamas
Tel: + 1 242 322 6005
Fax: 011 1 242 326 2650
Email: camillejohnson@bahamas.gov.bs

Mr. Philip Weech

Operational Focal Point since 2008-02-13

The Bahamas Environment, Science and Technology Commission
Nassau Court
Nassau,
Bahamas
Tel: + 1 242 397 5509
Fax: + 1 242 326 3509
Email: philipweech@bahamas.gov.bs

Bangladesh

Mr. Mohammad Mejbahuddin

Political Focal Point since 2014-02-10
Secretary, Economic Relations Division (ERD)
Ministry of Finance
Sher-e-Bangla Nagar
Dhaka, 1207
Bangladesh
Tel: + 880 2 911 3743, + 880 2 9133489
Fax: 011 880 2 9180788
Email: secretary@erd.gov.bd; mejbah_uddin@yahoo.com

Dr. Kamal Uddin

Operational Focal Point since 2015-02-03
Secretary
Ministry of Environment & Forests
Building # 6, level # 13, Room # 1309 Bangladesh Secretariat
Dhaka, 1000
Bangladesh
Tel: +880-2-954 0481
Fax: 011 880 2 954 0210
Email: secretary@moef.gov.bd

Barbados

Ms. Simone Rudder

Political Focal Point since 2015-03-31
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
No. 1 Culloden Road
St. Michael,
Barbados
Tel: 1 246 431 2211
Fax: 1 246 429 6652
Email: srudder@foreign.gov.bb; jbourne@foreign.gov.bb; jbrathwaite@foreign.gov.bb

Mr. Edison ALLEYNE

Operational Focal Point since 2015-05-15
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Environment and Drainage
10th Floor Warrens Towers II, Warrens,
Bridgetown, St. Michael
Barbados
Tel: +1 (246)622-1601 (Ext. 1606)
Fax: +1(246) 437-8859
Email: edison.alleyne@barbados.gov.bb; rickardo.ward@barbados.gov.bb; pauleen.beckles@barbados.gov.bb

Belarus

Ms. Iya Malkina

Operational Focal Point since 2014-09-16
Political Focal Point since 2014-09-16
First Deputy Minister
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection
10, Kollektornaya Street
Minsk, 220004
Republic of Belarus
Tel: + 37 51 7200 4328
Fax: 011 37 51 7200 5583
Email: icd@tut.by

Belgium

Mr. Jozef BUYS

Council Member for the constituency of Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Hungary, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Turkey since 2016-02-17, Political Focal Point
Attache
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Directorate-general for Development Cooperation, Karmelietenstraat 15
Brussels, B1000
Belgium
Tel: + 32 2 501 4897
Fax: 011 32 251 9 0570
Email: jozef.buys@diplobel.fed.be

Belize

Ms. Sharman HYDE

Political Focal Point since 2016-01-06
Chief Executive Officer
Ministry of Economic Development, Petroleum, Investment, Trade and Commerce

Belmopan,
Belize
Tel: +501 802 2630
Email: ceo@med.gov.bz

Ms. Sharon RAMCLAM

Operational Focal Point since 2016-01-06
Chief Executive Officer
Ministry of Natural Resources and Imigration
H.M. Queen Elizabeth Boulevard Cohune Walk Area
Belmopan City,
Belize
Tel: 501-802-2630
Fax: 501-802-2333
Email: ceo@naturalresources.gov.bz

Benin

Mrs. Sidonie HOUNDONOUGBO

Political Focal Point since 2016-05-02
Directrice de Cabinet
Ministere du Cadre de Vie et du Developpement Durable
Zone Ganhi 01 BP 3621
Cotonou,
Benin
Tel: +229 97 26 86 54/ +229 90 90 66 84
Email: shoundonougbo@gmail.com

Mr. Clement Edah

Operational Focal Point since 2015-03-02
Directeur de la Programmation et de la Prospective
Ministere de l'Environnement Ministere de l'Environnement Ministere de l"Environnement, Gestion des Changements Climatiques
01 BP 3621
Cotonou,
Bernin
Tel: (+229) 64 64 94 10;(+229 ) 62 03 23 01; (+229) 90 03 47 95
Email: clment.edah@yahoo.com

Bhutan

Ms. Tshering Doma

Political Focal Point since 2012-10-15
Officiating Director
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Multilateral Department
Thimphu, 103
Bhutan
Tel: + 975 2 323 297
Fax: 011 975 2 331 707
Email: domatshering@mfa.gov.bt; domatshe@gmail.com

Mr. Thinley Namgyel

Operational Focal Point since 2014-04-14
Director
Gross National Happiness Commission (Planning Commission)
Gross National Happiness Commission
Thimpu,
Bhutan
Tel: + 975 2 338 946
Fax: 011 975 2 326 779
Email: tnamgyel@gnhc.gov.bt

Bolivia

Mr. Rene Gonzalo ORELLANA HALKYER

Political Focal Point since 2015-02-25
Ministro de Planificacion de desarrollo
Ministerio de Planificacion del Desarrollo
Mariscal Santa Cruz Avenue No. 688
La Paz -, No. 12814
Bolivia
Tel: (591) -2-2189000
Fax: (591) -2-2189000
Email: Reneorellana2010@gmail.com, ivybeltran@gmail.com, jorge.brito@vipfe.gob.bo

Bosnia-Herzegovina

Mr. Mirko SAROVIC

Political Focal Point since 2015-05-05
Minister
Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Musala 9
Sarajevo, 71000
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tel: 387 33 220093
Fax: + 387 33 22 00 91
Email: kab.ministra@mvteo.gov.ba

Assistant Professor, Mr. Senad Oprasic

Operational Focal Point since 2013-02-06
Head of Environment Protection Department
Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economical Relations
Musala 9
Sarajevo, 71000
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tel: + 387 33 95 35 36, + 387 33 66 38 63 ext 496
Fax: 011 387 33 20 61 41
Email: senadoprasic@yahoo.com; senad.oprasic@mvteo.gov.ba

Botswana

Mrs. Portia Segomelo

Political Focal Point since 2013-10-30
Director
Department of Environmental Affairs
Private Bag 0068
Gaborone, 00267
Botswana
Tel: + 267 390 2050, + 267 390 2055
Fax: + 267 390 2051
Email: psegomelo@gov.bw; ktmpolokang@gov.bw; ktmpolokang@gmail.com

Mr. Khulekani Mpofu

Operational Focal Point since 2013-10-29
Chief Natural Resources Officer
Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA)
P.Bag 0068
Gaborone,
Botswana
Tel: + 267 3902 050, + 267 3644 615
Fax: + 267 3902 051
Email: khmpofu@gov.bw; khulekani.mpofu@gmail.com; ktmpolokang@gov.bw; ktmpolokang@gmail.com

Brazil

Mr. Mario Gustavo Mottin

Council Member for the constituency of Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador since 2016-09-15, Political Focal Point
General Coordinator for Sustainable Development
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministerio das Relacoes Exteriores - Esplanada dos Ministerios - Bloco H - Anexo II - CGDES
Brasilia, DF 70170-900
Brazil
Tel: + 55 61 2030-9294
Fax: 011 55 61 2030-51002
Email: mario.mottin@itamaraty.gov.br; cgdes@itamaraty.gov.br

Mr. Marcelo Moises de Paula

Operational Focal Point since 2014-05-15
General-Coordinator for External Financing at the Secretariat of International Affairs (SEAIN)
Ministry of Planning Budget and Management

,
Brazil
Tel: +(55 61) 2020-4463, +(55 61) 2020 4464
Fax: +(55 61) 2020-5006
Email: marcelo.paula@planejamento.gov.br; seain@planejamento.gov.br

Bulgaria

Ms. Atanaska Nikolova

Political Focal Point since 2014-08-21
Deputy Minister
Ministry of Environment and Water
22 Maria Luiza Blvd.
Sofia, 1000
Bulgaria
Tel: + 359 2 940 6182
Fax: 011 359 2 980 96 41
Email: anikolova@moew.government.bg

Ms. Emiliya Kraeva

Operational Focal Point since 2014-02-27
Director for Strategies
Ministry of Environment and Water
EU Affairs and International Cooperation Directorate 22 Maria Louisa Blvd. 2nd Floor, Room 211
Sofia, 1000
Bulgaria
Tel: + 359 2 940 6132 // 988 2577
Fax: 011 359 2 980 8406
Email: ek@moew.government.bg; ekraeva@gmail.com

Burkina Faso

Ms. Haoua SARY

Operational Focal Point since 2016-01-14

Permanent Secretariat for the National Council for Environment and Sustainable Development
01 BP 6486 Ouagadougou 01
Ouagadougou, Kadiogo
Burkina Faso
Tel: +226 50 37 40 92
Email: saryhaoua@hotmail.com

Burundi

Ms. Antoinette Macumi

Council Member for the constituency of Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Congo DR, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe since 2015-09-22, Operational Focal Point
Operational Focal Point since 2015-09-22
Minister Advisor
Ministry of Water, Environment, Lands Management and Urban Planning
Avenue de la Cathedral No.8 BP 631
Bujumbura,
Burundi
Tel: +257 22 22 49 79
Email: macsasa72@yahoo.fr

Mr. Emmanuel NIYONKURU

Political Focal Point since 2016-07-28
Minister
Ministry of Water, Environment, Land Management and Urban Planning
Avenue de la Cathedralle, No8
Bujumbara, B.P.631
Burundi
Tel: +257 22224979
Email: emniyonk@yahoo.fr

Cambodia

Mr. Rithirak Long

Political Focal Point since 2010-01-11
Deputy Director General
Ministry of Environment
48, Samdech Preah Sihanouk, Tonle Bassac, Chamkamon
Phnom Penh, 855
Cambodia
Tel: + 855 23 214 027
Fax: 011 855 23 219 287
Email: moeimo@online.com.kh; longrithirak@yahoo.com

Mr. Lonh Heal

Operational Focal Point since 2005-01-14
Technical Director General
Ministry of Environment
48 Samdech Preah Sihanouk Tonle Bassac Chamkarmon
Phnom Penh,
Cambodia
Tel: + 855 12 923 526/ 011 855 129 27001
Fax: 011 855 23 987 880
Email: heal_lonhmoe@yahoo.com

Cameroon

H.E. Pierre Hele

Political Focal Point since 2010-04-01
Minister
Ministry of Environment and Protection of Nature
Ministry of Environment and Protection of Nature
Yaounde, Center Region
Cameroon
Tel: + 22 23 34 23, 77 66 75 28
Email: justinnantchou2000@yahoo.fr

Mr. Justin Nantchou Ngoko

Operational Focal Point since 2012-11-13
Director
Ministry of Environment and Nature Protection
MINEP - YAOUNDE
Yaounde, Center Region
Cameroon
Tel: + 237 22 23 34 23
Fax: 011 237 2202 8085
Email: justinnantchou2000@yahoo.fr

Central African Republic

Mrs. Arlette Sombo Dimbele

Political Focal Point since 2016-06-20
Ministre
Ministere de l'Environnement, du Developpement Durables, des Eaux, Forets, Chasse et Peche
Rue ambassadeur R. Guerillot
Bangui, Republique Centrafricaine 686
Central African Republic
Tel: +236 72 48 07 89
Email: somboarlette@live.fr

Mr. Desire Florentin NGAIBONA

Operational Focal Point since 2015-11-05
Administrateur Civil
Ministry of Environment, Water, Forest and Sustainable Development
PO Box 1411
Bangui,
Central African Republic
Tel: +236 72245203 / 75504651
Email: desklinsman@yahoo.fr; d.ngaibona@gmail.com

Chad

His Excellency, Mr. Mahamat Issa Halikimi

Political Focal Point since 2013-06-19
Minister
Ministry of Environment and Fisheries
BP 447
N'Djamena, TCD
Chad
Tel:
Email: mahamatissa@hotmail.com

Mr. Hakim Djibril

Operational Focal Point since 2013-06-04
Advisor
Ministry of Environment and Fisheries
BP 477
Ndjamena, TCD
Chad
Tel: + 235 225 22 099
Email: Hakimdj_1975@yahoo.fr

Chile

Mr. Cristian Gutierrez

Political Focal Point since 2014-03-26
Chief of Staff
Ministry of Environment
San Martin 73
Santiago,
Chile
Tel: + 56 2 257 35783
Email: cgutierrez@mma.gob.cl

Mr. Miguel STUTZIN

Operational Focal Point since 2015-09-30
Ministerio del Medio Ambiente
Oficina de Asuntos Internacionales
San Martin 73
Santiago,
Chile
Tel: +56 2 2573 5879
Email: mstutzin@mma.gob.cl

China

Mr. Shixin CHEN

Political Focal Point since 2016-08-12
Director-General
Department of International Economic and Financial Cooperation, Ministry of Finance, P.R.C.
No. 3, San Li He Nan San Xiang, Xicheng District
Beijing, 100820
China
Tel: +81 10 68552461
Fax: +81 10 68552074
Email: mofchenshixin@163.com, wensong.guo@foxmail.com

Mr. Guo Wensong

Operational Focal Point since 2014-03-05
Director, IFI Division III, International Department
Ministry of Finance
San Li He Street Xicheng District
Beijing, 100820
China
Tel: + 86 10 6855 2096/ 6855 1121
Fax: 011 86 10 6855 3101/ 6855 1125
Email: wensong.guo@foxmail.com; guowensong@mof.gov.cn

Colombia

Ms. Maria Laura ROJAS VALLEJO

Political Focal Point since 2015-05-13
Advisor - Economic, Social and Environmental Affairs Office
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Calle 10 No. 5-51, Palacio San Carlos
Bogota, D.C.
Colombia
Tel: (+57 1) 381 4000 Ext. 4014
Email: MARIALAURA.ROJAS@CANCILLERIA.GOV.CO; VICTOR.GOMEZ@CANCILLERIA.GOV.CO

Ms. Claudia Vasquez MARAZZANI

Operational Focal Point since 2016-02-08
Head of the Office of International Affairs
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
Calle 37 No. 8 - 40
Bogota,
Colombia
Tel: +571 3323400 ext 2311 or 2478
Email: cvasquez@minambiente.gov.co; lbermudez@minambiente.gov.co

Comoros

Mr. Moustadrane ABDOU

Political Focal Point since 2016-06-15
Vice-President
Ministere de la Production, de la Peche et de l'Environnement
BP 41
Moroni, Ex-Cefader MDE MDE
Comoros
Tel: +269 775 00 00
Fax: +269 775 00 00
Email: anymoustroine@gmail.com

Mr. Mohamed Said Youssouf

Operational Focal Point since 2014-04-14
Secretary General
Ministry of Manufacture, Fishery, Environment, Energy, Industry and Handicraft
Ex-Cefader BP 41
Moroni,
Comoros
Tel: + 269 775 00 00
Fax: 011 269 775 00 03
Email: naidyoussouf@hotmail.fr; abdouchamed@yahoo.fr

Congo

His Excellency Josue Rodrigue NGOUONIMBA

Political Focal Point since 2013-02-11
Minister
Ministry of Tourism and Environment

Brazzaville,
Congo
Tel: + 242 0666 83823, + 242 055 128434
Email: jr.ngouonimba@yahoo.fr

Mr. Benjamin Dzaba-Boungou

Operational Focal Point since 2013-12-03
Director General of Environment
Ministry of Tourism and Environment

Brazzaville,
Congo
Tel:
Email: dzabadorl@yahoo.fr

Congo DR

Mr. Robert BOPOLO MBONGEZA

Political Focal Point since 2016-08-10
Ministere
Ministere de L'Environnement Conservation de la Nature et Developpement Durable
15, Avenue des Cliniques Kinshasa
Gombe, B.P. 12. 348 Kin 1
Congo DR
Tel: +243 81 89 98 112
Email: bopolorobert@yahoo.fr, sapu-joseph@hotmail.com

Mr. Leonard MUAMBA KANDA

Operational Focal Point since 2016-08-10
Secretaire General
Ministere de l'Environnement Conservation de la Nature et Developpement Durable
15, Avenue des Cliniques Kinshasa
Gombe, Kinshasa B.P. 12. 348 Kin 1
Congo DR
Tel: +243 99 99 11 143
Email: leon-muamba1@yahoo.fr, lucatundu@gmail.com

Cook Islands

Ms. Tepaeru HERRMANN

Political Focal Point since 2016-03-22
Secretary
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
P.O. Box 105 Avarua
Rarotonga,
Cook Islands
Tel: +682 29 347
Fax: +682 21 247
Email: secfa@cookislands.gov.ck

Mr. Joseph Lawrence BRIDER

Operational Focal Point since 2015-09-03
Director
National Environment Services
P.O. Box 371
Avarua, Rarotonga
Cook Islands
Tel: +682 21256
Fax: +011 682 22256
Email: joseph.brider@cookislands.gov.ck

Costa Rica

Dr. Edgar E. Gutierrez -Espeleta

Political Focal Point since 2014-08-04
Minister
Ministry of Environment, Energy, Oceans, Coasts and Wetlands
Barrio Gonzalez Lahmann, Frente a Templo Votivo Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, Edificio MINAE
San Jose, 10104
Costa Rica
Tel: + 506 2257-9318
Email: ministro@minae.go.cr

Mr. Ruben Munoz Robles

Operational Focal Point since 2016-07-07
Director, International Cooperation
Ministry of Environment, Energy and Telecommunication
Gonzalez Lahaman
San Jose, 10104-1000
Costa Rica
Tel: + 506 22 58 0069
Fax: 011 506 2255-1492
Email: rmunoz@minae.go.cr; tirracr@gmail.com

Cote d'Ivoire

Dr. Allah-Ouadio Remi

Political Focal Point since 2012-08-29
Minister
Ministere de l'Environnement et du Developpement
Cite Administrative Tour D, 10 Etage 20BP 650 Abidjan 20
Abidjan,
Cote d'Ivoire
Tel:
Fax: 011 225 20 21 3389
Email: Allahremi@yahoo.fr

Mrs. Alimata Kone-Bakayoko

Operational Focal Point since 2007-12-14
Secretaire Permanente
Ministry of Economy and Finance, Commission Nationale du FEM
01 BP 6279
Abidjan 01, 01
Cote d'Ivoire
Tel: + 225 2242 19 15
Email: alimat53@yahoo.fr

Croatia

Mr. Hrvoje Dokoza

Political Focal Point since 2012-01-19
Deputy Minister
Ministry of Environment and Nature Protection
Republike Austrije 14
Zagreb, 10 000
Croatia
Tel: + 385 13717 202
Fax: 011 385 1 3717 149
Email: hrvoje.dokoza@mzoip.hr

Ms. Gordana Ruklic

Operational Focal Point since 2004-10-07
Head of Department for International Relations
Ministry of Environmental Protection, Physical Planning and Construction
Ulica Republike Austrije 14
Zagreb, 10 000
Croatia
Tel: + 385 1 3782 180
Fax: 011 385 1 3717 149
Email: gordana.ruklic@mzoip.hr

Cuba

Mr. Enrique Moret Hernandez

Operational Focal Point since 2011-09-20
Political Focal Point since 2011-09-20
Director, Department for International Affairs
Ministry of Science Technology and Environment (CITMA)
Calle 18A # 4118 e / 41 y 47
La Habana, 11300
Cuba
Tel: + 537 2144 256
Fax: 011 537 2144 257
Email: emoret@citma.cu; dcicitma@ceniai.inf.cu; yadira.gonzalez@citma.cu; yadira.gonzalez73@gmail.com

Czech Republic

Mr. Michal Pastvinsky

Political Focal Point since 2013-10-18
Director, Department of International Relations
Ministry of Environment
Vrsovicka 65,
Prague 10, 100 10
Czech Republic
Tel: + 420 267 122 838
Fax: + 420 267 310 015
Email: michal.pastvinsky@mzp.cz

Mr. Lukas Pokorny

Operational Focal Point since 2012-02-23

Ministry of Environment
International Relations Department, Vrsovicka 65
Prague, 100 10
Czech Republic
Tel: + 420 267 122 201
Fax: 011 420 267 310 015
Email: lukas.pokorny@mzp.cz

Denmark

Ms. Merete Villum PEDERSEN

Operational Focal Point since 2016-04-01
Political Focal Point since 2016-04-01
Chief Technical Adviser
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Asiatisk Plads 2
Copenhagen,
Denmark
Tel: +45 33921417
Email: merped@um.dk

Djibouti

H.E. Mr. Mohamed Moussa Ibrahim

Political Focal Point since 2013-05-21
Minister
Ministry of Housing, Urban Planning and Environment
P.O.Box 22
Djibouti,
Djibouti
Tel: + 253 21 35 00 06
Fax: 011 253 21 35 16 18
Email: balala_ingenieur@hotmail.fr

Mr. Dini Abdallah Omar

Operational Focal Point since 2011-06-02
Secretary General
Ministry of Habitat and Environment
P.O.Box 11
Djibouti, 253
Djibouti
Tel: + 253 77 81 87 33
Fax: 011 253 21 35 16 18
Email: dini.omar12@gmail.com

Dominica

His Excellency Mr. Lloyd Pascal

Operational Focal Point since 2013-03-27
Director, Environment Coordination Unit
Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources, Physical Planning and Fisheries
Roseau Fisheries Complex Building Dame Mary Eugenia Charles Blvd
Roseau,
Dominica
Tel: + 1 767 266 5256
Fax: + 1 767 448 4577
Email: ecu@dominica.gov.dm; pascallloyd@gmail.com

Dominican Republic

Ing. Patricia Abreu Fernandez

Council Member for the constituency of Antigua And Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Kitts And Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago since 2015-05-18, Operational Focal Point
Operational Focal Point since 2015-05-18
Deputy Minister for International Cooperation
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARENA)
Av. Luperon Esq. Cayetano Germosen, Sector El Pedregal
Santo Domingo,
Dominican Republic
Tel: + 809 567 4300 x 6420
Fax: + 809 501 2719
Email: p.abreu@ambiente.gob.do; d.ramirez@ambiente.gob.do; claudia.adames@ambiente.gob.do

His Excellency, Dr. Bautista Rojas Gomez

Political Focal Point since 2013-01-30
Minister
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
Ave. Luperon Esq. Cayetano Germosen, Sector El Pedregal
Santo Domingo,
Dominican Republic
Tel: + 809 567-4300
Email: despacho@ambiente.gob.do

Ecuador

Mrs. Pamela ROCHA PEREZ

Political Focal Point since 2016-04-18
Director of the Strategic Affairs Coordination
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility
Ulpiano Paez y Jeronimo Carrion (esq).
Quito,
Ecuador
Tel: +593 22993200 ext: 11551
Email: asuntosestrategicos@cancilleria.gob.ec; 579pamela@gmail.com

Mrs. Diana MARTUCCI

Operational Focal Point since 2016-06-27
General Coordinator for Environmental Planification
Ministry of Environment
Madrid 1159 y Andalucia
Quito, Pichincha 170525
Ecuador
Tel: +593 23987600 ext 1601
Email: diana.martucci@ambiente.gob.ec; valeska.yanez@ambiente.gob.ec; internacional@ambiente.gob.ec

Egypt

H.E. Amb. Mahmoud Samir Samy

Political Focal Point since 2013-10-02
Deputy Assistant Foreign Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Masper
Cairo, Egypt 1111
Egypt
Tel: + 202 277 35063
Fax: + 202 257 47847
Email: depassmin.env@mfa.gov.eg

Eng. Ahmed Abou Elseoud Ahmed

Operational Focal Point since 2014-07-21
Chief Executive Officer
Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency
30, Misr Helwan El -Zyrae Rd. Maadi
Cairo, 11728
Egypt
Tel: + 202 252 56445, + 202 252 56450
Fax: 011 202 252 56454
Email: ceo.eeaa@eeaa.cloud.gov.eg; gefunitegypt@gmail.com

El Salvador

Mrs. Lina Dolores Pohl Alfaro

Political Focal Point since 2014-10-10
Minister
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
Calle Y Colonia Las Miercedes Edifico Marn 4 Nivel
San Salvador,
El Salvador
Tel: + 503 213 294 18
Fax: 011 503 213194 20
Email: lpohl@marn.gob.sv

Mr. Walter GONZALEZ

Operational Focal Point since 2016-04-01
Head of the International Cooperation Unit
Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales
Kilometro 5 1/2 Carretera Tecla, Avenida y Colonia Las Mercedes (Instalaciones ISTA)
San Salvador,
El Salvador
Tel: +503 2132 9418
Email: despacho@marn.gob.sv

Equatorial Guinea

H.E. Mr. Cresencio Tamarite Castano

Political Focal Point since 2012-11-01
Minister
Ministry of Fisheries and the Environment
C/La romda 51/5 Barrio Chino
Malabo, Bioko Norte
Equatorial Guinea
Tel: + 240 333 092953
Fax: + 240 333 092953
Email: menezhino@yahoo.com

Mr. Engonga Osono Santiago Francisco

Operational Focal Point since 2005-01-27
General Director
Ministry of Fisheries and the Environment

Malabo, Bioko Norte
Equatorial Guinea
Tel: + 240 27 3970/240 22 1835
Fax: 011 240 09 3348
Email: engongaosono@yahoo.fr

Eritrea

Mr. Mogos Woldeyohannes

Operational Focal Point since 2007-03-14
Political Focal Point since 2007-03-14
Director General for Environment
Ministry of Land, Water & Environment
Department of Environment (DoE) PO Box 5713
Asmara,
Eritrea
Tel: + 291 1 120311/126712
Fax: 011 291 1126095
Email: depenvdg@eol.com.er; mbairu50@gmail.com

Estonia

Mr. Meelis Munt

Political Focal Point since 2016-05-23
Deputy Secretary General
Ministry of the Environment
Narva Mnt 7A
Tallinn, Harjumaa 15172
Estonia
Tel: +372 626 0748
Fax: +372 626 2801
Email: meelis.munt@envir.ee

Mr. Allan Gromov

Operational Focal Point since 1969-12-31
Director General
Ministry of Environment
Toompuiestee 24
Tallinn, 15 172
Estonia
Tel: + 372-2-6262840
Fax: 011 372-2-6262845
Email: allan.gromov@envir.ee

Ethiopia

Ms. Ghrmawit Haile Gebrehiwot

Operational Focal Point since 2014-01-29
Political Focal Point since 2014-01-29
Director, Strategic Planning and Resource Mobilization Directorate
Ministry of Environment and Forest

Addis Ababa,
Ethiopia
Tel: + 251 1165 16415
Fax: + 251 11 646 4876/82
Email: esid@ethionet.et; ghrma_h@yahoo.com

Fiji

H.E. Ratu Naivakarurubalavu SOLO MARA

Political Focal Point since 2016-06-14
Fiji's Ambassador to the United Sates of America
Fiji Embassy, DC
1707 L Street, NW Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
United States
Tel:
Email: info@fijiembassydc.com

Mr. Joshua WYCLIFFE

Operational Focal Point since 2016-05-03
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Local Government, Housing and Environment-Fiji
Level3 Fiji Football Association House, PO Box 2131 Government Buildings
Suva,
Fiji
Tel: 3317 201
Fax: 3303 515
Email: joshua.wycliffe@govnet.gov.fj

Finland

Ms. Johanna Pietikainen

Political Focal Point since 2016-03-23
Programme Officer
Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Katajanokanlaituri 3 P.O. Box 512
Helsinki, 00023
Finland
Tel: 358 40 480 6064
Fax: 011 358 9 16056202
Email: johanna.pietikainen@formin.fi

France

Ms. May GICQUEL

Council Member for the constituency of France since 2015-09-07, Political Focal Point
Head of the Multilateral Development Institutions Unit
Ministry of Finance and Public Accounts
Rue de Bercy
Paris Cedex 12, 75572
France
Tel: +33 1 44 97 7257
Email: may.gicquel@dgtresor.gouv.fr; ingrid.levavasseur@dgtresor.gouv.fr; alix.thepot@dgtresor.gouv.fr

Mr. Francois-Xavier Duporge

Operational Focal Point since 2011-07-21
Secretary General
French Global Environment Facility (FFEM)
5 Rue Roland Barthes
Paris, 75012
France
Tel: + 33 1 53 44 45 82
Fax: 011 33 1 53 44 32 48
Email: duporgefx@afd.fr; alix.thepot@dgtresor.gouv.fr

Gabon

Mr. Louis Leandre Ebobola Tsibah

Operational Focal Point since 2015-09-22
General Director
General Directory for Environment and the Protection of Nature
Immeuble de L'Economie Forestiere Bouleward Triomphal BP 3903
Libreville,
Gabon
Tel: + 241766181, + 2410 6233110
Fax: 011 241766181
Email: dgegabon2@yahoo.fr

Gambia

Mrs. Ndey Sireng Bakurin

Operational Focal Point since 2013-04-30
Executive Director
National Environment Agency
Jimpex Road, Kanifing
Banjul, PMB 48
Gambia
Tel: + 220 4399414
Email: ndeyb@hotmail.com

Georgia

His Excellency Gigla AGULASHVILI

Political Focal Point since 2015-05-14
Minister
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia
6. G.Gulua Str.
Tbilisi, 0114
Georgia
Tel: (+995 32) 2 727 200
Fax: (+995 32) 2 727 237
Email: international@moe.gov.ge

Ms. Nino Tkhilava

Operational Focal Point since 2015-07-15

Ministry of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources of Georgia
6 Gulua Street, No. 0114
Tbilisi,
Georgia
Tel: + 995 32 75 2128/ 27 27 250
Fax: 011 995 32 27 5728
Email: nino.tkhilava@moe.gov.ge; ntkhilava@yahoo.com

Germany

Mr. Philipp Knill

Council Member for the constituency of Germany since 2015-03-19, Political Focal Point
Head of Division of the Special Unit on Climate
German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Bonn,
Germany
Tel: +49 228 99 535 3745
Email: Philipp.Knill@bmz.bund.de

Ghana

Mr. Mahama AYARIGA

Political Focal Point since 2015-04-13
Minister
Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation
P.O. Box AT 232
Accra, Greater Accra
Ghana
Tel: 0244354551, 0302 66 2626
Fax: 0302-688913
Email: minister@mesti.gov.gh

Mr. Fredua Agyeman

Operational Focal Point since 2014-01-20
Director of Environment
Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation
P.O.Box <B 232
Accra,
Ghana
Tel: + 233 242 184 162
Fax: 233 302 688 913/688-663
Email: fredua_agyeman@hotmail.com; fredua_a@yahoo.com

Greece

Mr. Ioannis Drymousis

Political Focal Point since 2012-02-23
Secretary General
Ministry of Development, Competitiveness and Shipping
Nikis 5-7, Syntagma Square
Athens, 101 80
Greece
Tel: + 30 210 333-2901
Fax: 011 30 210 333-2390
Email: ggypoian@ypoian.gr

Mr. Petros Kontos

Operational Focal Point since 2012-02-23
Director
Ministry of Development, Competitiveness and Shipping
Directorate for International Economic Organizations, General Directorate for International Economic Policy, Kornarou 1 & Ermou
Athens, 105 63
Greece
Tel: + 30 210 328-6301
Fax: 011 30 210 328-6309
Email: pe.kontos@mnec.gr

Grenada

Honorable Oliver JOSEPH

Political Focal Point since 2015-10-16
Minister
Ministry of Economic Development, Trade, Planning, Cooperatives and International Business
Financial Complex, Carenage
St. George,
Grenada
Tel: +473 440 6843 / 6519
Email: olivergda@hotmail.com; oliverjoseph@gmail.com

Mr. Fitzroy JAMES

Operational Focal Point since 2015-10-16
Director
Ministry of Economic Development, Trade, Planning, Cooperatives and International Business
Economic and Technical Cooperative Division, Financial Complex, The Carenage
St. George,
Grenada
Tel: +473 435 8889 ext. 3120
Email: fitzroyjames@gmail.com

Guatemala

Dr. Sydney Alexander SAMUELS MILSON

Political Focal Point since 2016-07-19
Minister
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
20th street 28-58 zone 10
Guatemala,
Guatemala
Tel: +502 2423 0500 ext 1208/ 1230
Email: sasamuel@marn.gob.gt; jceballos@marn.gob.gt; ministro@marn.gob.gt

Mr. Oscar Ernesto MEDINILLA SANCHEZ

Operational Focal Point since 2015-06-10
Minister of Environment and Natural Resources
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
20 calle 28-58 Zona 10, Edificio MARN
Guatemala,
Guatemala
Tel: (502) 2423-0500 Ext. 1230/1208
Email: oemedinilla@marn.gob.gt; jceballos@marn.gob.gt

Guinea

Mme Korouma Hadja Christine SAGNO

Political Focal Point since 2016-03-04
Ministre
Ministere de l'Environnement des Eaux et Forets
BP: 1396
Conakry,
Guinea
Tel: +224 655 25 24 02, 664 38 17 31
Email: csagno@yahoo.fr

Mr. Ahmadou Sebory Toure

Operational Focal Point since 2012-01-19
Director General
Fonds de Sauvegarde de l'Environnement
BP 2830
Conakry,
Guinea
Tel: + 224 628 25 07 25, + 224 655 25 07 25, + 224 631 90 09 90,
Email: fseguinee@yahoo.fr

Guinea-Bissau

Mr. Bernard Braima MANE

Political Focal Point since 2016-08-10
Secretary of State of Environment
Secretariat of State of Environment
Palacio do Governno, Avenida Combatentes da Libertad da Patria
Bissau, 399
Guinea-Bissau
Tel: +245 96 6615262/ 95 5782828
Email: braimacubano@hotmail.com

Mr. Joao Raimundo Lopes

Operational Focal Point since 2015-01-15
Technical Advisor
Secretariat of State for Environment
Palacio do Governo Avenida dos Combatentes da Liberdade da Patra
Bissau, 311 or 399
Guinea-Bissau
Tel: - 2456669072; +2455123348
Email: Jraylopes@yahoo.com

Guyana

Honourable Joseph HARMON

Political Focal Point since 2016-03-24
Minister of State
Ministry of the Presidency
Shiv Chanderpaul Dr. Bourda
Georgetown,
Guyana
Tel: +1 592 225 0582
Email: ministerofstategy@gmail.com

Dr. Indarjit Ramdass

Operational Focal Point since 2009-07-01
Executive Director
Environmental Protection Agency
7 Broad and Charles Streets Charlestown
Georgetown,
Guyana
Tel: 592 225-2062
Fax: 011 592 225 5481
Email: iramdass@epaguyana.org ; iramdass@hotmail.com

Haiti

Mr. Simon Dieuseul DESRAS

Political Focal Point since 2016-03-31
Minister of Environment
Ministry of Environment
11, Rye4, Pacot
Port-Au-Prince,
Haiti
Tel: +509 22095061
Email: simondesras@yahoo.fr

Mr. Moise Fils Jean-Pierre

Operational Focal Point since 2015-01-26
Environment Technical Adviser
Ministry of Environment
Ministry of Environment 11, Rue 4, PACOT
Port-au-Prince, OUEST HT6110
Haiti
Tel: (509) 2943 0520
Email: moisejp8@hotmail.com

Honduras

Mr. Jose Antontonio Galdames Fuentes

Political Focal Point since 2014-03-20
Secretary of State
Secretary of Energy, Natural Resources, Environment and Mine (SERNA)
External Cooperation Unit and Resource Mobilization 100 metros al sur del Estadio Nacional
Tegucigalpa, Francisco Morazan 1389,4710
Honduras
Tel: + 504 223 57 833
Email: despachoserna@gmail.com

Ms. Rosibel Martinez Arriaga

Operational Focal Point since 2014-07-29
Director of External Cooperation and Resource Mobilization
Secretariat of Energy, Natural Resources, Environment and Mines
100 Mts de Estadio Nacional
Tegucigalpa, Francisco Morazan 1389
Honduras
Tel: + 504 2239 0498 / 2239-3743
Email: cooperacionesterna@miambiente.gob.hn; rmarriaga.miambiente@gmail.com; ma_rosibel@yahoo.com

Hungary

Mr. Adam Kirchknopf

Operational Focal Point since 2011-05-10
Political Focal Point since 2011-05-10
Deputy Head of Department
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Department for International Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid, Nagy Imre ter 4
Budapest, 1027
Hungary
Tel: + 36 1 458-3460
Fax: 011 36 1 458-1127
Email: Akirchknopf@mfa.gov.hu

India

Mr. Raj KUMAR

Political Focal Point since 2015-05-26
Joint Secretary
Ministry of Finance
North Block
New Delhi, New Delhi 110001
India
Tel: 011-23092387
Fax: +9978406141
Email: jsmi-dea@nic.in

Mr. R. R. RASHMI

Operational Focal Point since 2016-06-29
Additional Secretary
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Room No. P-509, 5th floor,Prithvi Wing, Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, Jor Bagh
New Delhi, Delhi 110003
India
Tel: 011-24695130
Fax: 011-24695137
Email: rr.rashmi@nic.in; akmehta@nic.in; nayanika.singh@nic.in

Indonesia

Mr. Daniel Simanjuntak

Political Focal Point since 2015-01-16
Counselor
Embassy of Indonesia
2020 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036

Tel: (202) 775 5200
Email: daniel.simanjuntak@embassyofindonesia.org

Ms. Ibu Laksmi DHEWANTHI

Operational Focal Point since 2015-08-20

Ministry of Environment and Forestry

Jakarta,
Indonesia
Tel: (62-21) 5720210
Fax: (62-21) 5720210
Email: ldhewanthi@gmail.com

Iran

Mr. Majid BIZMARK

Council Member for the constituency of Iran since 2015-12-30, Political Focal Point
Operational Focal Point since 2015-12-30
Director General for International Environmental and Sustainable Development Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Kooshk Mesri St., Ferdowsi Ave.,
Tehran,
Iran
Tel: +98 21 611 54475
Fax: +98 21 66 70 41 76
Email: irfocal@yahoo.com

Iraq

Dr. Adeelah Hammood Hussein SALEEM

Political Focal Point since 2016-02-02
Minister
Ministry of Health and Environment
Krada Mirim / Hay Altashiraa
Baghdad,
Iraq
Tel: +009647901910918
Email: moen_iraq@yahoo.com; moen.iraq@moen.gov.iq

Dr. Jasim Abdulazeez Humadi ALMOHAMADI

Operational Focal Point since 2016-07-28
Technical Deputy Minister
Ministry of Health and Environment
Almasbh Street / Al-Karada
Baghdad, 10062
Iraq
Tel: +009647809288768
Email: moen_iraq@yahoo.com; moen.iraq@moen.gov.iq

Ireland

Mr. Les Carberry

Political Focal Point since 2013-11-01
Higher Executive Officer
Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government
Customs House
Dublin, D1
Ireland
Tel: + 353 1 888 2143
Fax: + 353 1 888 2014
Email: leslie.carberry@environ.ie

Israel

His Excellency Ambassador Daniel Carmon

Political Focal Point since 2012-11-26
Deputy Director General
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Head, MASHAV (Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation), 9 Shderot Yitzhak Rabin, P.O.Box 3012
Jerusalem, 91035
Israel
Tel: + 972 2 530 3220
Email: carmond@mfa.gov.il

Dr. Sinaia Netanyahu

Operational Focal Point since 2012-11-26
Chief Scientist
Ministry of Environmental Protection
5, Kanfei Nesharim, P.O. Box 34033
Jerusalem, 91340
Israel
Tel: + 972 2 655 3755
Email: netanyahu-s@sviva.gov.il

Italy

Ms. Stefania Bazzoni

Council Member for the constituency of Italy since 2013-06-12, Political Focal Point
Director, Multilateral Development Banks, International Financial Relations
Ministry of Economy and Finance
Via XX Settembre, 97
Rome, 00142
Italy
Tel: + 39 06 476 13929
Fax: 011 39 06 476 10693
Email: stefania.bazzoni@tesoro.it; diletta.svampa@tesoro.it

Ms. Claudia Mordini

Operational Focal Point since 2015-08-10
Senior Advisor
The World Bank Group
Office of the Executive Director EDS21, 1818 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20433
United States
Tel: +1 (202) 473-8998
Fax: +1(202) 477 3735
Email: cmordini@worldbank.org

Jamaica

Ms. Gillian Guthrie

Operational Focal Point since 2014-09-29
Senior Director
Ministry of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change
16A Half Way Tree Road
Kingston, 5
Jamaica
Tel: + 876 633 7522
Fax: 011 876 920 7267
Email: gillian.guthrie@mwlecc.gov.jm; emdmohe@yahoo.com

Japan

Mr. Ken GOTO

Political Focal Point since 2016-07-08
Section Chief
Ministry of Finance
3-1-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo, 100-8940
Japan
Tel: +81 3 3581 8034, 81 3 3581 8033
Fax: +81 3 5251 2161
Email: ken.goto1@mof.go.jp

Mr. Yuya SAIKI

Operational Focal Point since 2016-06-02

Ministry of Finance
3-1-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo, 100-8940
Japan
Tel: +81 3 3581 8034
Fax: +81 3 5251 2161
Email: yuya.saiki@mof.go.jp

Jordan

Mr. Imad Fakhoury

Political Focal Point since 2015-04-01
Minister
Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation
P. O. Box 555
Amman, 11118
Jordan
Tel: +962 6 4652824
Fax: +962 6 4642247
Email: ifakhoury@mop.gov.jo

Dr. Saleh Al-Kharabsheh

Operational Focal Point since 2015-07-01
Secretary General
Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation
P O Box 555
Amman, 11118
Jordan
Tel: + 962 6 463 4511
Fax: 011 962 6 461 5683
Email: saleh.kh@mop.gov.jo; Saleh.Kharabsheh@mop.gov.jo

Kazakhstan

Mr. Gani SADIBEKOV

Operational Focal Point since 2016-09-02
Political Focal Point since 2016-09-02
Vice-Minister
Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Block A. 19, Kabanbay batyr ave., Orynbor Str., 8, House of Ministries
Astana, 010000
Kazakhstan
Tel: +8 7172 74 00 75/ 8 7172 74 00 97
Fax: +8 7172 74 08 02
Email: g.sadibekov@energo.gov.kz

Kenya

H.E. Prof. Judi Wakhungu

Political Focal Point since 2013-06-07
Cabinet Secretary
Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
P.O.Box 30026-00100
Nairobi,
Kenya
Tel: + 254 20 271-0020
Fax: 011 254 20 273-4722
Email: cabinet-secretary@water.go.ke

Mr. Charles Talengo SUNKULI

Operational Focal Point since 2015-12-21
Principal Secretary
Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources

Nairobi,
Kenya
Tel: +254 202 710120
Fax: 011 254 202 734722
Email: csunkuli@gmail.com; agnesyobteric@yahoo.com; psoffice@environment.go.ke

Kiribati

Mr. Moannata IENTAAKE

Political Focal Point since 2016-03-22
Secretary
Ministry of Environment, Lands and Agricultural Development
Melad, P.O. Box 234, Bikenibeu
Tarawa,
Kiribati
Tel: +686 28211 or +686 28507
Fax: +686 28334
Email: ientaake@gmail.com

Mrs. Taouea REIHER

Operational Focal Point since 2014-12-21
AG. Director, ECD
Environment & Conservation Division (ECD), Ministry of Environment, Lands & Agricultural Development (MELAD)
ECD, MELAD. P.O. Box 234
, Bikenibeu
Kiribati
Tel: (686) 28425/ (686) 2800
Fax: (686) 28334
Email: taouear@environment.gov.ki

Korea DPR

Mr. Su Hon Choe

Political Focal Point since 2004-03-19
Chairman

National Coordinating Committee for Environment P.O. Box 44, Sungri Street Zungsondong Central District
Pyongyang,
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Tel: + 850-2-3818370
Fax: 011 850 2 3814660
Email:

Mr. Hung Sik Ri

Operational Focal Point since 2004-03-19
Secretary General

National Coordinating Committee for Environment of DPR Korea Zungsongdong Cenral District
Pyongyang,
DPR Korea
Tel: 011 85 02 381 8370
Fax: 011 85 02 381 4660
Email:

Kosovo

Prof. Ferid AGANI

Political Focal Point since 2015-12-09
Minister of the MESP
MESP - Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning
New Government Building, Floor XVII
Pristina, 10 000
Kosovo
Tel: +381 38 200 32 004
Email: ferid.agani@rks-gov.net

Prof. ILIR MORINA

Operational Focal Point since 2015-12-09
Chief Executive of the KEPA
Kosovo Executive Protection Agency - (KEPA)
New Government Building, Floor XVII
Pristina, 10 000
Kosovo
Tel: +381 38 200 33 227
Email: ilir.morina@rks-gov.net; andina.villahiu@rks-gov.net

Kuwait

Political Focal Point since 1969-12-31

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Legal Department P.O.Box 3
Al Safat, 13001
Kuwait
Tel: + 965 2242-5141
Fax: 011 965 2243-2839
Email:

Sheikh Abdullah Ahmad Alhumoud ALSABAH

Operational Focal Point since 2016-09-06
Chaiman of the Board and Director General
Environmental Public Authority (EPA)
P.O. Box 24395
Safat, 13104
Kuwait
Tel: +965 22208511
Fax: +965 22208369
Email: dg@epa.org.kw

Kyrgyz Republic

Mr. Turatbek Djunushaliev

Political Focal Point since 2011-04-05
Deputy Minister
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
57 Erkindik Blvd.
Bishkek, 720040
Kyrgyz Republic
Tel: 992 37 2364059
Fax: 011 992 37 2361353
Email:

Mr. Sabir Atadjanov

Operational Focal Point since 2012-02-07
Director
State Agency on Environment Protection and Forestry
228 Toktogul Street
Bishkek, 720001
Kyrgyz Republic
Tel: + 996 312 35 27 27, + 996 312 35 30 95
Fax: 011 996 312 35 31 02
Email: min-eco@elcat.kg

Lao PDR

Mrs. Dr. Viengsavanh Doungsavanh

Political Focal Point since 2010-02-15
General Director of Environment Department
Water Resource and Environment Administration
Nahaidio Unit Sisavanthtay Village Chanthabury District
Vientiane, 856
Lao PDR
Tel: + 856 21 218 712
Fax: 011 856 21 218 712
Email: viengsavanh@stea.gov.la

Mr. Khampadith Khammounheuang

Operational Focal Point since 2007-03-26
Deputy Director General, Environment Department
Science Technology and Environment Agency (STEA)
P.O. Box 7864
Vientiane,
Lao PDR
Tel: + 856 21 218-712
Fax: 011 856 21 218-712
Email: kkhampadith@gmail.com

Latvia

Ms. Evita STANGA

Operational Focal Point since 2015-11-11
Political Focal Point since 2015-11-11
Head of Division, International Cooperation and EU Coordination Division
Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development
Peldu Street 25
Riga, LV-1494
Latvia
Tel: +371 66016787
Email: evita.stanga@varam.gov.lv

Lebanon

His Excellency, Mr. Mohamad Al Mashnouk

Operational Focal Point since 2014-04-11
Political Focal Point since 2014-04-11
Minister
Ministry of Environment
Downtown, Lazarieh Building, A-4 New, 8th Floor
Beirut,
Lebanon
Tel: + 961 1 976 555, ext 405
Fax: 011 961 1 976 535
Email: m.mashnouk@moe.gov.lb

Lesotho

Mr. Alphonce Lefeu Ramone

Political Focal Point since 2016-02-02
Principal Secretary
Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture
P.O. Box 52
Maseru, 100
Lesotho
Tel: +26622311054
Email: lefeuramone@ymail.com

Mr. Stanley M. Damane

Operational Focal Point since 2004-03-08
The National Environment Secretariat
Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture
PO Box 10093 Sixth Floor, New Post Office Building Kingsway
Maseru 100,
Lesotho
Tel: + 266 223 11767/22320534
Fax: 011 266 223 11139
Email: stanleydamane@hotmail.com

Liberia

Madam Anyaa Vohiri

Operational Focal Point since 2013-07-12
Executive Director/ CEO
Environmental Protection Agency of Liberia
4th Street Sinkor Tubman Blvd. P.O.Box 4024
Monrovia, 1000-10
Liberia
Tel: + 231 6514013
Email: vohiri@yahoo.com

Libya

Dr. Mustafa Soliman

Operational Focal Point since 2012-12-04
Political Focal Point since 2012-12-04
Management Committee Member
Environment General Authority
Elgheran Ganzoor P.O.Box 83618
Tripoli,
Libya
Tel: + 218 923 158692, + 218 913 709474, + 218 926 698284, + 218 913 910 579
Fax: + 218 21 487 -2160
Email: mustafa.ega@gmail.com

Lithuania

Ms. Jolita Meilune

Operational Focal Point since 2007-02-09
Chief Desk Officer of Strategic Planning Division
Ministry of Environment
Economy and International Relations Department A. Jaksto St. 4/9,
Vilnius, LT-01105
Lithuania
Tel: + 370 5 266 3545
Fax: 011 370 5 266 3663
Email: j.meilune@am.lt

Luxembourg

Mr. Jean-Claude Weishaar

Political Focal Point since 2013-03-12
Department of economic analysis, public finance and international financial organizations
Ministry of Finance
3, rue de la Congregation
Luxembourg City, L-2931
Luxembourg
Tel: + 352 247-82709
Fax: 011 352 466-212
Email: Jean-Claude.Weishaar@fi.etat.lu; Arsene.Jacoby@fi.etat.lu; cmersch@worldbank.org

Macedonia

Ms. Vesna INDOVA

Council Member for the constituency of Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Georgia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine since 2016-08-24, Operational Focal Point
Operational Focal Point since 2016-08-24
Head of Unit for Coordination and Technical Implementation of IPA
Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning
Goce Delcev No. 18
Skopje, 1000
Macedonia
Tel: +389 2 3251 440
Fax: +389 2 3220 165
Email: v.indova@moepp.gov.mk; VESNAINDOVA@YAHOO.COM

Mr. Bashkim AMETI

Political Focal Point since 2016-04-26
Minister
Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning
Bul. Goce Delcev No. 18
Skopje, 1000
Macedonia
Tel: +389 2 3251 460
Fax: +389 2 3220 165
Email: b.ameti@moepp.gov.mk

Madagascar

Her Excellency Ralava Beboarimisa

Political Focal Point since 1969-12-31
Ministre
Ministry of Environment, Ecology and Forests
P. O. Box 3938 Street Radona-Antsahavola
Antananarivo, 101
Madgascar
Tel: +261 34 07 931 94
Email: ministre@ecologie.gov.mg; beboarimisa@yahoo.fr

Ms. Christine Edmee Ralalaharisoa

Operational Focal Point since 2015-03-19
Directeur General de l" Environnement


Antananarivo, 101
Madagascar
Tel: +261 34 05 620 57/261 33 33 210 47
Email: dge@mef.gov.mg; rahalaharisoec@yahoo.fr

Malawi

Mr. Davie Wirima

Political Focal Point since 2008-07-23

Ministry of Finance
PO Box 30049 Lilongwe 3
,
Malawi
Tel: + 265 1 789 355
Fax: 011 265 1 789 173
Email: dwirima@yahoo.com

Ms. Shamiso NAJIRA

Operational Focal Point since 2015-04-08
Chief Environmental Officer, Environmental Affairs Department
Ministry of Natural Resources
Private Bag 394 Lingadzi House City Centre
Lilongwe, 3
Malawi
Tel: +265 1 771 111, +265 1 771 502
Fax: +265 1 773 379
Email: shamiso_b@yahoo.com

Malaysia

Mr. Jaya Singam RAJOO

Council Member for the constituency of Cambodia, Korea DPR, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam since 2016-06-09, Operational Focal Point
Operational Focal Point since 2016-06-09
Undersecretary, Environmental Management and Climate Change Division
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Level 6, Wisma Sumber Asli No. 25, Persiaran Perdana, Precinct 4
Putrajaya, 62574
Malaysia
Tel: +60388861126
Fax: +6038884473
Email: jayasingam@nre.gov.my

Mr. Mohamad Razif bin Haji ABD MUBIN

Political Focal Point since 2015-08-18
Director of Environment and Natural Resources Economic Section
Prime Minister's Department
Economics Planning Unit (EPU) Level-1, Block B5 Federal Government Administrative Centre
Putrajaya, 62502
Malaysia
Tel: +(603) 8872 3230
Fax: +(603) 8888 4323
Email: razif.mubin@epu.gov.my

Maldives

Mr. Abdul Matheen Mohamed

Political Focal Point since 2014-10-15
Minister of State for Environment and Energy
Ministry of Environment and Energy
Ministry of Environment and Energy
Male' City, 20392
Maldives
Tel: + 960 301 8300
Fax: 011 960 301 8301
Email: abdul.matheen@environment.gov.mv

Ms. Miruza Mohamed

Operational Focal Point since 2014-01-15
Director
Ministry of Environment and Energy
Ministry of Environment and Energy
Male' City, 20392
Maldives
Tel: + 960 301 8366
Fax: + 960 301 8301
Email: miruza.mohamed@environment.gov.mv

Mali

Mr. Issa Fahiri KONE

Operational Focal Point since 2015-09-22
Specialiste en Foresterie Rurale et Gestion en mode Decentralise des forets
Ministere de l'Environnement et du Developpement Durable
SG- M.E.A.D.D: Cite Administrative Batiment No 7 B.P. 1634
Bamako,
Mali
Tel: 66.71.22.10
Email: issafahiri@yahoo.fr

Malta

Mr. Godwin Cassar

Operational Focal Point since 2003-07-17
Director General

Malta Environmental & Planning Authority St Francis Ravelin
Floriana,
Malta
Tel: + 356 21 2290
Fax: 011 356 2290 1500
Email: godwin.cassar@mepa.org.mt

Marshall Islands

Mr. Bruce Kijiner

Council Member for the constituency of Cook Islands, Fiji, Indonesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu since 2016-03-22, Political Focal Point
Secretary of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
P.O.Box 1349
Majuro, 96960
Marshall Islands
Tel: 692.626.301/ 692.625.3181
Email: kijinerb@gmail.com

Mr. Warwick HARRIS

Operational Focal Point since 2016-09-07
Acting Director
Office of Environment Planning and Policy Coordination
5th Floor Marshall Islands Development Bank (MIDB)
Delap, Majuro Atoll 96960
Marshall Islands
Tel: +692 625 7944
Email: warwick47@gmail.com

Mauritania

Dr. Mohamed -Yahya LAFDAL CHAH

Council Member for the constituency of Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Chad, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, The Gambia since 2016-05-16, Operational Focal Point
Operational Focal Point since 2016-05-16
Charge de Mission
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
838. Street 21-185. P.O. Box 170
Nouakchott,
Mauritania
Tel: + 222 46 00 86 86, + 222 22 30 31 28
Fax: 011 222 45 24 31 38
Email: lafdal@environnement.gov.mr

Mr. Mady OULD TALEB

Political Focal Point since 2015-09-07
Secretary General
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
B.P. 170 Rue 21-185. No. 834
Nouakchott,
Mauritania
Tel: +222 22 41 41 01
Fax: +22 45 24 31 38
Email: mady.taleb@yahoo.fr

Mauritius

The Hon Pravind Kumar JUGNAUTH

Political Focal Point since 2016-05-27
Minister of Finance and Economic Development
Miistry of Finance and Economic Development
Ground Floor, Old Government Centre
Port Louis,
Mauritius
Tel: +230 201 2431/ 2416
Fax: +230 213 6450
Email: scunniappen@govmu.org; fssecretariat@govmu.org; ddmanraj@govmu.org

Mr. Dharam Dev Manraj

Operational Focal Point since 2013-11-12
Financial Secretary
Ministry of Finance and Economic Development
Ground Floor, Old Government Centre
Port Louis,
Mauritius
Tel: + 230 201 1146
Fax: + 230 211 0096
Email: ddmanraj@govmu.org; fssecretariat@govmu.org

Mexico

Mr. Carlos Raul Delgado

Council Member for the constituency of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela since 2015-05-18, Political Focal Point
Operational Focal Point since 2015-05-18
Deputy General Director
Ministry of Finance and Public Credit
Insurgentes Sur No. 1971 Torre III Piso 3, COL Guadalupe Inn, Del Alvaro Obregon
Mexico City, DF.01020
Mexico
Tel: +52 55 3688 2608
Email: Carlos_delgadoa@hacienda.gob.mx

Micronesia

H.E., Mrs. Jane Chigiyal

Political Focal Point since 2012-05-30
Ambassador, Permanent Representative
Permanent Mission of Micronesia to the United Nations
820 2nd Avenue, Suite 17A
New York, NY 10017
United States
Tel: + 1 212 697-8370
Fax: + 1 212 697-8295
Email: jchigiyal@gmail.com

Mr. Andrew Yatilman

Operational Focal Point since 2008-03-12
Director
Office of Environment and Emergency Management
P O Box PS-69 Palikir
Pohnpei, FM 96941
Micronesia
Tel: + 691 320 8814/8815
Fax: 011 691 320 8936
Email: climate@mail.fm; andrewy@mail.fm

Moldova

Mr. Valeriu MUNTEANU

Political Focal Point since 2015-08-26
Minister
Ministry of Environment
9, Cosmonautiflor Str.
Chisinau, MD 2005
Moldova
Tel: +373 22 204 507
Fax: +373 22 226 858
Email: valeriu.munteanu@mediu.gov.md

Mrs. Inga PODOROGHIN

Operational Focal Point since 2016-08-24
Head of International Cooperation and EU Integration Unit
Ministry of Environment
9, Cosmonautilor Str.,
Chisinau, MD 2005
Moldova
Tel: + 373 22 204503
Fax: 011 373 2222 6858
Email: inga.podoroghin@mediu.gov.md, inga.podoroghin@gmail.com

Mongolia

Mr. Odonbaatar SHIJEEKHUU

Political Focal Point since 2016-08-08
Director, Department of Policy and Planning
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia
Enkhtaivan Avenue 7 A
Ulaanbaatar, 14210
Mongolia
Tel: +976 51 261678
Email: dganbold@mfa.gov.mn

Mr. Bayart YERUULT

Operational Focal Point since 2016-09-01
Director,Division of Climate Change and International Cooperation
Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia
Government building -2 United Nations Street 5/2 Chingeltei District
Ulaanbaatar, 15160
Mongolia
Tel: +976-51-263341; +976 -91914838
Email: yerult@mne.gov.mn, erooltbayart@gmail.com, dulamjav@mne.gov.mn, dulamjav.damdindorj@gmail.com

Montenegro

H.E. Mr. Branimir Gvozdenovic

Political Focal Point since 2014-02-04
Minister
Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism
IV Proleterske Brigade 19
Podgorica, 81000
Montenegro
Tel: + 38 22 044 6200
Fax: + 38 22 044 6305
Email: branimir.gvozdenovic@mrt.gov.me

Mrs. Marija VUKCEVIC

Operational Focal Point since 2015-09-21
Director General for EU Integration and International Cooperation
Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism
IV Proleterske Brigade 19
Podgorica, 81000
Montenegro
Tel: +382 20 446 362
Fax: +382 20 446 215
Email: marija.vukcevic@mrt.gov.me

Morocco

Mr. Jamal Mahfoud

Political Focal Point since 2008-09-16
General Secretary
Ministry of Energy Mining, Water & Environment
Number 9, Avenue Al Araar Secteur 16 Hay Riad
Rabat, 10000
Morocco
Tel: + 212 37 57 66 47
Fax: 011 212 37 57 04 71
Email: mahfoud@environnement.gov.ma

Mr. Mohamed Benyahia

Operational Focal Point since 2008-09-16
Director of Partnership, Communications & Cooperation
Ministry of Energy Mining, Water & Environment
Number 9, Avenue Al Araar Secteur 16 Hay Riad
Rabat, 10000
Morocco
Tel: + 212 37 57 66 65
Fax: 011 212 37 57 04 68
Email: benyahia@environnement.gov.ma

Mozambique

His Excellency Celso Ismael CORREIA

Political Focal Point since 2016-02-15
Minister
Ministry of Land, Environment and Rural Development (MITADER)
Av. Acordos de Lusaka, 2115
Maputo, C.P. 2020
Mozambique
Tel: +258 21498114
Fax: 011 258 21 496108
Email: telmanjate@yahoo.com.br; telma.manjate12@gmail.com

Ms. Marilia Telma Antonio Manjate

Operational Focal Point since 2009-04-01
Head of Department of International Cooperation
Ministry for the Co-ordination of Environmental Affairs (MICOA)
Av Acordos de Lusaka No. 2115
Maputo, C.P. 2020
Mozambique
Tel: + 258 21466495
Fax: 011 258 21465849
Email: telmanjate@yahoo.com.br; telmanjate@googlemail.com

Myanmar

Mr. Hla Maung Thein

Operational Focal Point since 2010-12-02
Deputy Director General, Environmental Conservation Department
Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry
Building No 53
Nay Pyi Taw,
Myanmar
Tel: + 95 67 431326
Fax: 011 95 67 431322
Email: hlamaungthein.env@gmail.com; env.myan@mptmail.net.mm

Namibia

Mr. Teofilus Nghitila

Operational Focal Point since 1969-12-31
Director of Environmental Affairs
Ministry of Environment and Tourism
Private Bag 13306
Windhoek,
Republic of Namibia
Tel: + 264 61 284 2751
Fax: 011 264 61 240 339
Email: tnghitila@met.na; tnghitila@yahoo.com

Nauru

H.E. Honorable Aaron Cook, MP

Political Focal Point since 2013-07-08
Minister for Commerce, Industry and Environment, MP
Department of Commerce, Industries and Environment
Main Government Offices, Yaren District
Yaren,
Nauru
Tel: + 674 557 3313, ext 303
Email: minister.cie@nauru.gov.nr

Mrs. Chitra JEREMIAH

Operational Focal Point since 2016-03-10
Acting Secretary
Department of Commerece, Industry and Environment
Government Offices
Yaren,
Nauru
Tel:
Email: chitra.jeremiah@gmail.com

Nepal

Mr. Lok Darshan REGMI

Political Focal Point since 2016-01-31
Secretary
Ministry of Finance
Singhadurbar
Kathmandu, 44600
Nepal
Tel: +977 1 421161
Fax: 011 977 1 421161
Email: ldregmi@mof.gov.np

Mr. Baikuntha ARYAL

Operational Focal Point since 2016-01-31
Joint Secretary
Ministry of Finance
Singh Durbar
Kathmandu, 44600
Nepal
Tel: +977 1 4211837
Fax: +977 1 4211165
Email: baryal@mof.gov.np

Netherlands

Mr. Pieter TERPSTRA

Operational Focal Point since 2015-08-03
Climate Policy Coordinator
Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Department for Climate, Energy, Environment and Water Bezuidenhoustseweg 67 P.O. Box 20061
The Hague, 2500 EB
Netherlands
Tel: +31 70 348 6691 / +31 70 348 4675
Fax: +31 70 34 84 987
Email: pieter.terpstra@minbuza.nl

New Zealand

Mr. Luke ROUGHTOM

Political Focal Point since 2016-05-05
Policy Officer
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
195 Lambton Quay Private Bag 18901
Wellington, 6160
New Zealand
Tel: +64 4 439 8705
Email: nz-gef@mfat.net.nz

Ms. Andrea Stewart

Operational Focal Point since 2012-10-04
Develoopment Manager
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, International Developmelnt Group (IDG)
195 Lambton Quay
Wellington, 6160
New Zealand
Tel: +64 4 439 8368
Fax: 011 64 4 439 8517
Email: andrea.stewart@mfat.govt.nz

Nicaragua

Ms. Juanita Argenal Sandoval

Political Focal Point since 2009-06-11
Ministra del Marena
Ministerio del Ambiente y los Recursos Naturales- MARENA
Km 121/2 Carretera Norte, frente a Corporacion de Zonas Francas, Apartado Postal No. 5123
Managua,
Nicaragua
Tel: + 505 226 31273
Fax: 011 505 226 31274
Email: jargenal@marena.gob.ni

Mr. Augusto Flores

Operational Focal Point since 2014-05-21
Viceministro
Ministerio del Ambiente y los Recursos Naturales - MARENA
KM 12 1/2 Carretera Norte, Apartado Postal 5123
Managua,
Nicaragua
Tel: + 505 223 31684
Email: aflores@marena.gob.ni

Niger

Dr. Maazou Kamaye

Political Focal Point since 2013-01-14
Executive Secretary, National Council on Environment and Sustainable Development (CNEDD)
Prime Minister's Cabinet
SE/ CNEDD
Niamey, 10193
Niger
Tel: + 227 96 98 74 70, + 227 90 22 17 00
Fax: + 227 20 72 45 56
Email: kamayemaazou@yahoo.fr

Mr. Seydou YAYE

Operational Focal Point since 2016-05-16
Ministere du Plan
Direction General du Plan et de la Prospective
MPAT:DC:DGP, BP:862
Niamey, 862
Niger
Tel: + 227 96 97 36 81, + 227 90 10 45 85
Fax: + 227 20 72 40 20
Email: Seydou.yaye@yahoo.fr

Nigeria

Ms. J. Amina MOHAMMED

Political Focal Point since 2016-01-01
Honourable Minister of Environment
Federal Ministry of Environment
Mabushi, Abuja, FCT- Nigeria
Abuja, FCT 23409
Nigeria
Tel: 08185552228
Email: amina.mohammed@environment.gov.ng; aminajmoffice@gmail.com

Mr. Amos Ibrahim TANKO

Operational Focal Point since 2016-06-08
Director, Planning, Research and Statistics
Federal Ministry of Environment
Mabushi,
Abuja, FCT 23409
Nigeria
Tel: +08055334555, +08033196911
Email: amostanko18@gmail.com

Niue

Mr. Richard Tafatu Hipa

Political Focal Point since 2008-08-19
Secretary of Government
Government of Niue
Premiers Department Fale Fono PO Box 40
Alofi,
Niue
Tel: 011 683 4002
Fax: 011 683 4232
Email: md.telecom@mail.gov.nu

Mr. Sauni Tongatule

Operational Focal Point since 2005-02-11
Director
Department of Environment

Alofi, South Pacific
Niue
Tel: + 683 4021/4011
Fax: 011 683 4391
Email: Sauni.Tongatule@mail.gov.nu; tagaloa@mail.nu

Pakistan

Mr. Abu Ahmad AKIF

Operational Focal Point since 2016-02-24
Political Focal Point since 2016-02-24
Federal Secretary
Ministry of Climate Change, Government of Pakistan
3rd floor, Ministry of climate Change, LG and RD Complex, Sector G-5/2
Islamabad, 44000
Pakistan
Tel: +9251 9245626
Email: geffocalpoint@gmail.com

Palau

H.E. Mr F. Umiich Sengebau

Political Focal Point since 2013-04-30
Minister
Ministry of Natural Resources, Environment and Tourism
P.O. Box 100
Melekeok, 96940
Palau
Tel: + 680 767-8681
Fax: 011 680 488-3555
Email: fusengebau@gmail.com; mnretpalau@gmail.com

Mr. Sam KING

Operational Focal Point since 2016-03-21
Program Manager
Protected Area Network (PAN) Ministry of Natural Resources, Environment and Tourism
PO Box 100
Palau, 96940
Palau
Tel: +680 767 3125/ 5435
Fax: +680 767 3380
Email: esuroi1@gmail.com

Panama

Ms. Mirei Endrada de Heras

Political Focal Point since 2014-09-03
Minister of Environment
National Authority on Environment
Albrook, Edificio 804
Panama,
Panama
Tel: + 507 500-0855, ext. 6898-6899
Email: mendara@miambiente.gob.pa; lpastor@miambiente.gob.pa

Ms. Elba Yanel Cortes Bonilla

Operational Focal Point since 2014-09-03
Director of the International Affairs Office
National Authority on Environment
Albrook, Edificio 804
Panama,
Panama
Tel: + 507 500-0803, + 507 6668-0534
Email: ecortes@miambiente.gob.pa; elbacortesb@gmail.com

Papua New Guinea

H.E. Robert G. Aisi

Political Focal Point since 2009-05-04
Ambassador
Mission of Papua New Guinea to the UN
201 East 42nd Street, Suite 405
New York, NY 10017

Tel: 212 557 5001 ext 21, cell 646 773-3181
Fax: 1 212 557 5009
Email: raisi@pngun.org; raisi@un.int

Mr. Gunther Joku

Operational Focal Point since 2013-03-12
Acting Director
Department of Environment and Conservation
2nd Floor Bmobile Building, Waigani, P.O.Box 6601, Boroko
Port Moresby, National Capital District 411
Papua New Guinea
Tel:
Email: guntherjoku@gmail.com

Paraguay

His Excellency Rolando Gabriel De Barros Barreto Acha

Political Focal Point since 2015-02-04
Minister of Environment
Ministry of Environment of Paraguay
Avenida Madame Linch 2500 E/Reservistas del Chaco
Asuncion,
Paraguay
Tel: 595-21-6158067
Fax: 595-21-615806
Email: rolandebarros@hotmail.com; ministro@seam.gov.py

Ms. Karem Rocio A Elizeche Gomez

Operational Focal Point since 2015-03-25
Directora de Planificacion Estrategica
Secretaria Del Ambiente
Madame Lynch 3500 C/Reservista Del Chaco
Asuncion,
Paraguay
Tel: 595 21615803/9 INT 142-157
Email: Karem.elizeche@seam.gov.py; karemelizeche@gmail.com

Peru

Mr. William Fernando LEON MORALES

Political Focal Point since 2016-08-11
Vice Minister of Strategic Development of Natural Resources
Ministry of Environment
Av. Javier Prado Oeste 1440 San Isidro
Lima, Lima 27
Peru
Tel: +51 1 611 6000 ext. 1633
Email: fleon@minam.gob.pe

Mr. Jose Antonio Gonzalez Norris

Operational Focal Point since 2008-12-10
Director of the International Cooperation and Negotiations Directorate
Ministry of Environment
1440 Javier Prado A., San Isidro
Lima, 27
Peru
Tel: + 511 611-6000 ext. 1432
Fax: 011 511 2611 6000
Email: agonzalez@minam.gob.pe; agonzaleznorris@gmail.com

Philippines

Ms. Lourdes O. YPARRAGUIRRE

Political Focal Point since 2015-07-15
Permanent Representative
Permanent Mission of the Republic of the Philippines to the United Nations
556 5th Avenue 5th Floor
New York, New York 10036
USA
Tel: (212) 764 1300
Fax: (212) 840 8602
Email: lourdes@nypm.org

Ms. Analiza Rebuelta - Teh

Operational Focal Point since 2009-05-04
Undersecretary
Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Visayas Avenue Diliman
Quezon City, Metro Manila 1100
Philippines
Tel: + 632 926 8074, + 632 926 8065
Fax: 011 632 926 8074, + 632 926 8065
Email: analiza@denr.gov.ph; tehanna08@gmail.com; tehanna17@yahoo.com

Portugal

Ms. Alexandra Ferreira de Carvalho

Political Focal Point since 2004-01-30
Deputy Director, Office for International Relations
Ministry for Environment , Spatial Planning and Regional Development
Rua de "O Seculo" No.51, 4 andar
Lisboa, 1200-433
Portugal
Tel: + 351 21 323 2593
Fax: 011 351 21 323 2504
Email: alexandra.carvalho@gri.maotdr.gov.pt; hmgreis@gpeari.min-financas.pt ; rmc@gpeari.min-financas.pt ; a.ferreira@gpeari.min-financas.pt

Republic of Korea

Mr. Beom-Sik YOO

Political Focal Point since 2016-02-18
Director, Global Environment Division
Ministry of Environment
Government Complex-Sejong 11, Doum 6-Ro
Sejong Special Self-Governing City, 30064
Republic of Korea
Tel: +82 44 201 6581
Fax: 011 82 44 201 6594
Email: yoobs@gmail.com; yoobs1@korea.kr

Mr. Yun-Seok CHOI

Operational Focal Point since 2016-02-18
Senior Program Officer of Global Environment Facility
Ministry of Environment
Government Complex-Sejong 11, Doum 6-Ro
Sejong Special Self-Governing City, 30064
Republic of Korea
Tel: +82 44 201 6588
Fax: 011 82 44 201 6594
Email: ccoleone7845@gmail.com; ccoleone@korea.kr

Russian Federation

Mr. Nuritdin R. Inamov

Council Member for the constituency of Armenia, Belarus, Russian Federation since 2011-04-12, Political Focal Point
Director, Department of International Cooperation
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
4/6 Bolshaya Gruzinskaya Str.
Moscow, 123995
Russian Federation
Tel: + 7 499 766 2672
Fax: 011 7 495 254-8283
Email: inamov@mnr.gov.ru

Mr. Rinat Gizatulin

Operational Focal Point since 2011-12-19
Deputy Minister
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
4/6, B. Grouzinskaya str., D-242, GSP-5
Moscow, 123995
Russian Federation
Tel: + 7 495 254-82-83
Fax: 011 7 499 252-67-47
Email:

Rwanda

Mrs. Fatina MUKARUBIBI

Political Focal Point since 2016-09-01
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Natural Resources (MINIRENA)
P.O. Box 3502 Kigali
Kigali,
Rwanda
Tel:
Email: fmukarubibi@minirena.gov.rw

Eng. Coletha U. RUHAMYA

Operational Focal Point since 2016-09-01
Ag. Director General
Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA)
P.O. Box 3502 Kigali
Kigali,
Rwanda
Tel: +250 252 580101
Fax: +250 252 580017
Email: cruhamya@rema.gov.rw

Samoa

Mr. Aliioiga Feturi Elisaia

Political Focal Point since 2015-08-20
Ambassador/Permanent Representative
Permanent Mission of Samoa to the United Nations
800 Second Avenue, Suite 400J
New York, N.Y. 10017
United States
Tel: 1 212 599 6196
Fax: 1 212 599 0797
Email: felisaia@un.int; samoa@un.int

Mr. Amataga Penaia

Operational Focal Point since 2014-03-25
Chief Executive Officer
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
c/- Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Apia,
Samoa
Tel: + 685 67201
Fax: 011 685 23176
Email: amataga.penaia@mnre.gov.ws

Sao Tome and Principe

Mr. Lourenco Monteiro de Jesus

Operational Focal Point since 1999-04-11
Director of Environmental Education and Statistics
Ministry of Public Works and Natural Resources
General Directorate of Environment, Av. Kwame Nkrumah
Sao Tome, BP 1023
Sao Tome and Principe
Tel: + 239 222-5271
Fax: 011 239 222-7156
Email: bureau_ozono@cstome.net; monteiro.dejesus@yahoo.com.br

Senegal

Mrs. Mariline Diara

Operational Focal Point since 2013-01-14
Political Focal Point since 2013-01-14
Director, Department of Environment and Classified Establishments (DEEC)
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
106, Rue Carnot
Dakar, 6557 Dakar Etoile
Senegal
Tel: + 77 639 96 31
Fax: + 33 822 62 12
Email: marilinediara@yahoo.fr

Serbia

Prof. Ms. Snezana Bogosavljevic-Boskovic

Political Focal Point since 2014-06-20
Minister
Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection
22-26, Nemanjina St.
Belgrade, 11000
Serbia
Tel: + 381 11 3616 574
Fax: 011 381 11 3620 893
Email: kabinet.info@minpolj.gov.rs

Mrs. Stana Bozovic

Operational Focal Point since 2014-06-20
State Secretary
Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection
1, Omladinskih Brigada St.
Belgrade, 11000
Serbia
Tel: + 381 11 3132 936
Fax: 011 381 11 3620 893
Email: Stana.Bozovic@eko.minpolj.gov.rs; Jasmina.Muric@eko.minpolj.gov.rs

Seychelles

Mr. Maurice Loustau-Lalanne

Political Focal Point since 2010-08-31
Principal Secretary
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Maison Queau de Quinssy Mont-Fleuri P.O.Box 656
Mahe,
Seychelles
Tel: + 248 282 500
Fax: 011 248 224 845
Email: mfapesey@seychelles.net

Mr. Will Agricole

Operational Focal Point since 2015-02-04
Principal Secretary
Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change
Botanical Gardens Mt. Fleuri
Victoria, Mahe P. O. Box 445
Seychelles
Tel: +248 467 0500; 248 271 4419
Fax: 011 248 461 0468
Email: w.agricole@meteo.gov.sc; wagricole1957@gmail.com

Sierra Leone

Mr. Abdul Bakarr Salim

Council Member for the constituency of Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo since 2016-03-04, Operational Focal Point
Operational Focal Point since 2016-03-04
Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
Environment Protection Agency-Sierra Leone
210101 railway line, Brookfields
Freetown, 232
Sierra Leone
Tel: 0023278-363989
Email: abdul_salim007@yahoo.co.uk

Mrs. Haddijatou Jalow

Political Focal Point since 2013-08-08
Executive Chairperson
Environment Protection Agency, Office of the President
21 Old Railway line
Freetown,
Sierra Leone
Tel: + 232 766 77235
Email: jatou.jallow@yahoo.com; jatouforna@gmail.com

Slovak Republic

His Excellency Peter Ziga

Political Focal Point since 2012-06-29
Minister
Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic
Nam. L. Stura 1
Bratislava, 81235
Slovakia
Tel:
Email:

Mrs. Miroslava Hruskova

Operational Focal Point since 2012-06-29
PHDR, CSC.
Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic
Nam.L. Stura 1
Bratislava, Slovakia 81235
Slovakia
Tel: +421--314-300
Fax: +421-2-5956 2110
Email: mirka.hruskova@enviro.gov.sk

Slovenia

Mrs. Dragica Iskrenovic

Operational Focal Point since 2013-01-07
Political Focal Point since 2013-01-07
Secretary, EU Coordination and International Affairs Service
Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment
Dunajska Cesta 22
Ljubljana, 1000
Slovenia
Tel: + 386 1 478 9082
Email: dragica.iskrenovic@gov.si

Solomon Islands

His Excellency Collin Beck

Political Focal Point since 2012-03-20
Ambassador
Permanent Mission of Solomon Islands to the United Nations
800 Second Avenue, 400 L
New York, New York 10017
USA
Tel: + 1 212 599-6192
Fax: + 1 212 661-8925
Email: cbeck@solomons.com

Mr. Chanel Iroi

Operational Focal Point since 2013-10-02
Undersecretary - Technical
Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology
P.O.Box 21
Honiara,
Solomon Islands
Tel: + 677 20331/ 23031
Fax: + 677 28054
Email: c.iroi@met.gov.sb; c_iroi@yahoo.com.au

Somalia

Mr. Abdirizak Mohamed MOHAMUD

Operational Focal Point since 2016-07-28
Director of Environment
Federally Mandated Environmental Management Office
Office of the Prime Minister
Mogadishu,
Somalia
Tel: +252 907796179
Email: office.env.opm@gmail.com; razakmohamud@gmail.com

South Africa

Mrs. Nosipho Ngcaba

Political Focal Point since 2010-06-25
Director General
Department of Environmental Affairs
Private Bag X447
Pretoria, 0001
South Africa
Tel: + 27 12 310 3017
Fax: 011 27 12 310 3541
Email: Nngcaba@environment.gov.za

Mr. Zaheer Fakir

Operational Focal Point since 2008-01-16
Acting Deputy Director-General
Department of Environmental Affairs
Private Bag X 447
Pretoria, 0001
South Africa
Tel: + 27 12 310-3828
Fax: 011 27 12 310 -3541
Email: Zfakir@environment.gov.za; Zfakir21@gmail.com

South Sudan

Amb. Charles Manyang D'Awol

Political Focal Point since 2013-04-27
Undersecretary
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Juba,
South Sudan
Tel: + 211 918 114 365, + 211 956 439 907
Email: cmdawol@hotmail.com

Mr. David Batali Oliver

Operational Focal Point since 2013-04-27
Director for Pollution Control
Ministry of Enviroment

Juba,
South Sudan
Tel: + 211 955 181 821, + 211 912 902 891
Email: db_oliver@ymail.com

Sri Lanka

His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena

Political Focal Point since 2015-02-18
Minister
Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment
82, "sampathpaya", Rajamalwatta Road
Battaramulla, 10120
Sri Lanka
Tel: +94-11-2866617/18
Fax: 1-2866613/2877281
Email:

Mr. Udaya R. SENEVIRATNE

Operational Focal Point since 2015-09-09
Secretary
Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment
82' Rajamalwatta Road "Sammathapaya"
Battaramulla, 10120
Sri Lanka
Tel: +94 11 2877290
Fax: +94 11 2877292
Email: secretary@environmentmin.gov.lk; gefsecsrilanka@gmail.com

St. Kitts And Nevis

Mrs. Hilary Hazel

Political Focal Point since 2006-07-18
Financial Secretary
Ministry of Finance
Church Street
Basseterre,
St. Kitts and Nevis
Tel: 1-869-467-1088
Fax: 1-869-465-1532
Email: finsec@gov.kn

Ms. Lavern Queeley

Operational Focal Point since 2011-05-01
Director, Department of Economic Affairs and PSIP
Ministry of Sustainable Development
Bladen Commercial Development, Wellington Road, P.O.Box 185
Basseterre,
St. Kitts and Nevis
Tel: + 869 467 1255
Fax: +869 466 7398
Email: lcqueeley@gmail.com; lavernqueeleyskn@gmail.com

St. Lucia

Mr. Sylvester Clauzel

Political Focal Point since 2012-09-11
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology
Hewanorra House Ganters Bay
Castries,
Saint Lucia
Tel: + 758 468 5840/5841
Fax: 011 758 456 0490
Email: clauzels@gmail.com

Ms. Caroline Eugene

Operational Focal Point since 2008-11-21
Assistant Permanent Secretary to the Ministry
Ministry of Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology
Sustainable Development and Environment Division, American Drywall Building, Vide Bouteille
Castries,
St. Lucia
Tel: + 758 451 8746
Fax: 011 758 451 9706
Email: caroline.eugene@gmail.com; ceugene@sde.gov.lc

St. Vincent and Grenadines

Mr. Clayton Burgin

Political Focal Point since 2012-04-24
Minister
Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment
1st Floor, Ministerial Building
Kingstown,
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Tel: + 1 784 457-2586
Fax: + 1 784 457-2684
Email: claytonburgin@hotmail.com; mohesvg@gmail.com

Mrs. Janeel Miller-Findlay

Operational Focal Point since 2014-02-07

Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment
Halifax Street
Kingstown,
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Tel: + 1 784 454-6719
Email: janeel.miller@gmail.com

Sudan

Mrs. Ekhlass Mohammed

Political Focal Point since 2013-04-04
Director of UN Specialized Agencies
Ministry of Finance and National Economy
International Cooperation General Directorate, P.O.Box 2092
Khartoum, Sudan 1111
Sudan
Tel: + 249 83 730348
Email: ekhlassmousa@gmail.com

Prof. Omer ELSHAMI

Operational Focal Point since 2016-05-26
Secretary General
Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources
P.O. Box 10488
Khartoum, 11111
Sudan
Tel: +249 183 784279
Fax: +249 183 787617
Email: hcenr2005@yahoo.com; omer_hesr@yahoo.com

Suriname

Dr. Haydi BERRENSTEIN

Political Focal Point since 2016-02-18
National Environmental Policy Coordinator
Office of the President of the Republic of Suriname
Kleine Combe Weg 2-4
Paramaribo,
Suriname
Tel: +597 472 841
Fax: +597 421 985
Email: haydi.berrenstein@president.gov.sr; queenhjb@yahoo.com

Ms. Nataly PLET

Operational Focal Point since 2016-02-17
Environmental Policy Officer
Office of the President of the Republic of Suriname
Kleine Combe Weg 2-4
Paramaribo,
Suriname
Tel: +597 472 841
Fax: +597 421 985
Email: nataly_plet@yahoo.com; nataly.plet@president.gov.sr

Swaziland

Mr. Stephen Mfana Zuke

Operational Focal Point since 2013-03-27
Director, Policy Planning, Research and Information
Swaziland Environment Authority
Karl Grant Street, Former MTN Office Park, P.O. Box 2602
Mbabane, Hhohho H-100
Swaziland
Tel: + 268 2 404-7893, + 268 2 404-6960
Fax: 011 2404 1719
Email: szuke@sea.org.sz; szuke1959@gmail.com

Sweden

Mr. Mikael ERIKSSON

Council Member for the constituency of Sweden since 2016-09-02, Political Focal Point
Ambassador, Head of Division, Climate, Energy and Environment
Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Sweden
Regeringskansliet
Stockholm, 10 33
Sweden
Tel: +46 8 405 26 69
Email: mikael.eriksson@gov.se

Mr. Ruben HENRIKSSON

Operational Focal Point since 2016-09-02
Desk Officer
Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Sweden
Regeringskansliet
Stockholm, 103 33
Sweden
Tel: +46 8 405 99 97
Email: ruben.henriksson@gov.se

Switzerland

Dr. Stefan Marco Schwager

Council Member for the constituency of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan since 2013-06-07, Operational Focal Point
Operational Focal Point since 2013-06-07
Head, International Climate and Biodiversity Finance and the GEF
Federal Office for the Environment
Papiermuehlestrasse 172
Bern, 3003
Switzerland
Tel: + 41 31 322-6956
Fax: 011 41 31 323-0349
Email: stefan.schwager@bafu.admin.ch, gabriela.blatter@bafu.admin.ch

Syria

Eng.Mr. Suleman Khaled Kalo

Political Focal Point since 2013-04-22
Deputy Minister
Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs
P.O. Box 3773
Damascus,
Syria
Tel: + 963 11 231 7285
Fax: 011 963 11 231 7877
Email: s-kalo@live.com; omoen@syrgov.sy

Mrs. Sonia Afesa

Operational Focal Point since 2013-04-18
Director of Planning and International Cooperation
Ministry of State for Environment Affairs
P.O. Box 3773
Damascus,
Syria
Tel: + 963 11 23 16753
Fax: 011 963 11 231 6753
Email: soniaafesa@yahoo.com; omoen@syrgov.sy

Tajikistan

Mr. Khayrullo Ibodzoda

Operational Focal Point since 2014-01-17
Political Focal Point since 2014-01-17
Chairman of the Committee
Committee of Environmental Protection
5/1 Shamsi Street
Dushanbe, 734003
Tajikistan
Tel: + 992 37 2 36 4059
Fax: 011 992 37 2 36 1353
Email: muhit@hifzitabiat.tj; anvar.homidov@gmail.com; ibodzoda@mail.ru

Tanzania

Mr. Mbarak ABDUL WAKIL

Political Focal Point since 2016-06-16
Permanent Secretary
Vice President's Office
P.O. Box 5380
Dar Es Salaam,
Tanzania
Tel: +255 22 2113857
Fax: +255 22 2113856
Email: ps@vpo.go.tz

Mr. Richard MUYUNGI

Operational Focal Point since 2016-07-29
AG. Director of Environment
Vice President's Office
P.O. Box 5380
Dar Es Salaam,
Tanzania
Tel: +255 22 2113857
Fax: +255 22 2113856
Email: tanzania37@gmail.com; rmuyungi@vpo.go.tz

Thailand

Mrs. Kanchana Patarachoke

Political Focal Point since 2014-05-20
Deputy Director General, Department of International Organizations
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Sri Ayudhhya Road
Bangkok, 10400
Thailand
Tel: + 662 643 5068
Fax: 011 662 643 5071
Email: kpatara@yahoo.com; u.sriphiromya@gmail.com; nmagrasuta@gmail.com

Dr. Kasemsun CHINNAVASO

Operational Focal Point since 2015-07-15
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
92 Soi Phahon Yothin 7, Phahon Yothin Road
Bangkok, 10400
Thailand
Tel: 662 278 8544
Fax: 662 278 8545
Email: chinnavaso@hotmail.com

Timor Leste

Mr. Numinando Soares Martins

Political Focal Point since 2013-03-28
State Secretary
State Secretariat for the Environment
Edificio do Formento, Bebora, Mandarin
Dili,
Timor Leste
Tel: + 670 770 45045
Email: secretariaestadomeioambiente@gmail.com

Mr. Joao Carlos Soares

Operational Focal Point since 2012-06-20
Director
Secretariat of State for Environment
National Directorate for Environmental Affairs Edificio de Fomento, Mandarin
Dili,
Timor Leste
Tel: +670 333 9119/333 9094/7327062
Email: Joaocarlos73@gmail.com

Togo

Mr. Nonon Saa Hatedheema

Political Focal Point since 2005-12-28
Directeur de la Planification
Développement au Ministère de l’ Economie des Finances et des Privatisations
B.P. 1667
Lome,
Togo
Tel: + 228 221 27 45/ 904 3574
Fax: 011 228 222 6150
Email: nononsaahat@yahoo.fr

Mr. Djiwonou Folly

Operational Focal Point since 2006-06-12
Ingenieur des Travaux des Eaux et Forets

Ministere de l'Environnement et des Ressources BP 355
Lome, 7728
Togo
Tel: + 228 904 3608
Fax: 011 228 221 0333
Email: yfolly@yahoo.fr

Tonga

Hon. Mr. Siaosi SOVALENI

Political Focal Point since 2015-08-21
Minister
Ministry of Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment, Climate Change and Communications
P.O. Box 917
Nuku'Alofa,
Tonga
Tel: +67628170
Email: siaosi.sovaleni@gmail.com

Mr. Paula MA'U

Operational Focal Point since 2015-08-21
Chief Environment Officer
Ministry of Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment, Climate Change and Communications
P.O. Box 917
Nuku'Alofa,
Tonga
Tel: +676 28170
Email: paulm@gmail.com; paulm@mic.gov.to

Trinidad and Tobago

Ms. Joanne DEORAJ

Political Focal Point since 2016-02-19

Ministry of Planning and Development
Level 14, Eric Williams Finance Building Independence Square
Port of Spain,
Trinidad and Tobago
Tel: 1 868 627 9700 ext 2026
Email: joanne.deoraj@planning.gov.tt; allison.isadore@planning.gov.tt

Ms. Gayatri Badri Maharaj

Operational Focal Point since 2014-01-28
Managing Director (AG.)
Environmental Management Authority
# 8 Elizabeth Street, St. Clair
Port of Spain,
Trinidad and Tobago
Tel: + 1 868 628 8042
Fax: + 1 868 628 9122
Email: gbmaharaj@ema.co.tt

Tunisia

Mr. Nasreddine NAOUALI

Political Focal Point since 2015-08-28
Head of Section
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Avenue Ligue des Etats Arabes - North Hilton
Tunis, 1030
Tunisia
Tel: 0021671847500/16212
Email: amilcar_hannibal@yahoo.it

Mrs. Sabria Bnouni

Operational Focal Point since 2012-01-30
Director for International Cooperation and Partnership
Ministry of Environment
Centre Urbain Nord, Boulevard de L'Environnement
Tunis, 1080
Tunisia
Tel: + 216 70 728 690
Fax: 011 216 70 728 655
Email: sd.cib@mineat.gov.tn; dci@mineat.gov.tn

Turkey

Mr. Hakan Tokac

Political Focal Point since 2013-10-04
Director General for Foreign Economic Relations
Undersecretariat of Treasury
Ismet Inonu Bulvari, No.36 - Emek
Ankara, 06510
Turkey
Tel: + 90 312 204 73 55
Fax: + 90 312 204 73 66
Email: hazine@hazine.gov.tr; hakan.tokac@hazine.gov.tr

Mr. Akif Ozkaldi

Operational Focal Point since 2016-03-15
Undersecretary
Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs

Ankara,
Turkey
Tel: +90 312 2076253
Fax: +90 312 2076303
Email: akifozkaldi@ormansu.gov.tr

Turkmenistan

Dr. Babageldi Annabayramov

Political Focal Point since 2010-03-09
Minister
Ministry of Nature Protection
102, Kemine Str.
Ashgabat, 744000
Turkmenistan
Tel: + 993 12 393737
Fax: 011 993 12 393184
Email: eyeberdiyev@mail.ru

Mr. Batyr Ballyyev

Operational Focal Point since 2014-10-22
Head of Environment Protection Department
Ministry of Nature Protection
Archabil str. 92
Ashgabat, 744000
Turkmenistan
Tel: + 99 312 448 018
Fax: 011 99 312 448 009
Email: bbmnpt@yandex.ru

Tuvalu

Mr. Seve Lausaveve

Political Focal Point since 2010-03-24
Secretary for Natural Resources and the Environment
Ministry of Natural Resouces and Environment
Government of Tuvalu Vaiaku
Funafuti,
Tuvalu
Tel:
Email: slausaveve@gov.tv

Mr. Mataio TEKINENE

Operational Focal Point since 2014-12-21
Director
Department of Environment, Government of Tuvalu
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade, Tourism, Environment and Labour
Funafuti, TV
Tuvalu
Tel: +688 20179
Email: tekinenemataio@gmail.com

Uganda

Mr. Patrick Ocailap

Operational Focal Point since 2013-05-28
Political Focal Point since 2013-05-28
Acting Deputy Secretary to the Treasury
Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development
P.O. Box 8147
Kampala,
Uganda
Tel: +256 414 232 317, + 256 414 707 106
Fax: 011 256 414 343 023
Email: Patrick.ocailap@finance.go.ug

Ukraine

Mr. Mykola KUZIO

Political Focal Point since 2016-07-07
Deputy Minister for European Integration
Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine
35 Mytropolyta V. Lypkivskogo Str.
Kyiv, 03035
Ukraine
Tel: +38 044 206 31 02
Fax: +38 044 206 31 11
Email: mykola.kuzio@menr.gov.ua

Ms. Valentyna PYLYPENKO

Operational Focal Point since 2016-06-01
Head of Department for International Cooperation and European Integration
Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine
35 Mytropolyta V. Lypkivskogo Str.
Kyiv, 03035
Ukraine
Tel: +38 044 206 2028
Fax: +38 044 206 3111
Email: v.pylypenko@menr.gov.ua

United Arab Emirates

Ms. Meshayel Omran Essa

Operational Focal Point since 2014-12-05
Head of Climate Change
Ministry of Energy
Ministry of Energy
Dubai, P.O. Box 99979
United Arab Emirates
Tel: +97142929573
Fax: +97142929500
Email: meshayel.alali@moenr.gov.ae

United States

Mr. Leonardo Martinez-Diaz

Council Member for the constituency of United States since 2014-04-03, Political Focal Point
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environment and Energy
U.S. Department of the Treasury
1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20220
United States
Tel: + 1 202 622-2916
Email: leonardo.martinez@treasury.gov; abigail.demopulos@treasury.gov, rebecca.fisher@treasury.gov

Uruguay

His Excellency Jose Luis REMEDI

Political Focal Point since 2015-07-08
Director of Environment
Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores
Colonia 1206 Piso 2
Montevideo, 11100
Uruguay
Tel: +598 2902 94 68/ 2902 10 10 (int. 2052-2221)
Email: medio.ambiente@mrree.gub.uy

Mr. Alejandro NARIO CARVALHO

Operational Focal Point since 2015-07-20
National Director of Environment
Ministry of Housing, Land Planning and Environment
Galicia 1131, Piso 1
Montevideo, 11100
Uruguay
Tel: +598 2917 0710, Ext. 4551-4555-4558
Email: secretariadinama@mvotma.gub.uy

Uzbekistan

Mr. Bakhtiyer Abdusamatov

Political Focal Point since 2014-01-01
Chairman
State Committee for Nature Protection of the Republic of Uzbekistan (SCNP)
5, Mustakillik Square
Tashkent, 100017
Uzbekistan
Tel: + 998 71 239 11 71/239 41 95
Fax: 011 998 71 239 14 94
Email: chairman@uznature.uz; international@uznature.uz

Prof. Mr. Sergey Myagkov

Operational Focal Point since 2011-06-24
Deputy Director of NIGMI Uzhydromet
Hydrometeorological Research Institute of Uzhydromet/ NIGMI Uzhydromet
72, K. Makhsumov Street
Tashkent, 100052
Uzbekistan
Tel: + 998-71-235 8329
Fax: 011 998-71-233 1150
Email: nigmi@albatros.uz; sanigmi@albatros.uz; sergik1961@yahoo.com

Vanuatu

Mr. Yvon BASIL

Political Focal Point since 2016-03-21
Acting Director General
Government of the Republic of Vanuatu
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and External Trade PMB 9051
Port Vila,
Vanuatu
Tel: +678 33180
Email: ybasil@vanuatu.gov.vu

Mr. Jesse BENJAMIN

Operational Focal Point since 2016-03-21
Director General
Government of the Republic of Vanuatu
Ministry of Climate Change, Geo-Hazard, Meteorology, Energy and Environment PMB 9054
Port Vila,
Vanuatu
Tel: +678 24686
Email: jbenjamin@vanuatu.gov.vu

Venezuela

Mr. Ruben Dario Molina

Political Focal Point since 2010-09-10
Director of Multilateral Affairs and Integration
Ministry of External Affairs / Ministerio del Poder Popular para Relaciones Exteriores
Torre Mppre, Piso 18 Esquinas de Conde a Carmeliatas Av. Urdaneta
Caracas, Distrito Capital 1010
Venezuela
Tel: + 58 212 806 4310
Fax: 011 58 212 806 4306
Email: dir.asuntosmultilaterales@mppre.gob.ve

Lic. Mariangel PEREZ

Operational Focal Point since 2016-02-19
Directora General de la Oficina de Integracion y Asuntos Internacionales
Ministerio del Poder Popular para Ecosocialismo y Aguas
Centro Simon Bolivar, Torre Sur, Piso 18, El Silencio
Caracas, 1010
Venezuela
Tel: +582124081501 / 1504
Fax: +582124081503
Email: oiai.minea@gmail.com

Vietnam

Dr. Hong Ha Tran

Political Focal Point since 2011-02-22
Minister
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE)
10 Ton That Thuyet - Nam Tu Liem
Ha Noi,
Vietnam
Tel: +84 43 7956868
Fax: +84 43 83 59221
Email: thha@monre.gov.vn;

Dr. Mr. Nam Thang Do

Operational Focal Point since 2014-01-15
Deputy Director General, Department of International Cooperation
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
10 Ton That Thuyet - Cau Giay
Hanoi, Hanoi 00
Vietnam
Tel: + 84 4 3795 6868 ext. 1189
Fax: + 84 4 3777 36546
Email: dnthang@monre.gov.vn; donamthang09@gmail.com

Yemen

H.E., Mr. Abdo Saleh Razaz

Political Focal Point since 2013-02-27
Minister
Ministry of Water and Environment
Al-Zubairi Street
Sana'a, 19719
Yemen
Tel: + 967 1 207817
Fax: 011 967 1 207327
Email: mwe@mwe.ye.org

Dr. Mohamed Said Al-Mashjary

Operational Focal Point since 2014-08-22
EPA Chairman
Environment Protection Authority (EPA)
Al-Zubairy Street P.O.Box 19719
Sana'a,
Republic of Yemen
Tel: + 967 207 816/7
Fax: 011 967 207 327
Email: mss_mashjary@yahoo.com; epa-yemen@yemen.net.ye

Zambia

Mr. Trevor KAUNDA

Political Focal Point since 2016-02-22
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection
P.O. Box 50694 15101 Ridgeway
Lusaka,
Zambia
Tel: +260 211 251927
Email: trevorkaunda@gmail.com

Mr. Godwin Fishani GONDWE

Operational Focal Point since 2014-01-31
Director, Environment and Natural Resources
Ministry of Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection
2nd Floor, Mulungushi House Independence Avenue P. O. Box 34011
Lusaka, 10101 Lusaka
Zambia
Tel: +260 211 252589
Fax: 011 211 252 589
Email: figogmel@yahoo.co.uk; figogmel@gmail.com

Zimbabwe

Mr. Irvin D. KUNENE

Operational Focal Point since 2009-06-26
Political Focal Point since 2009-06-26
Director, Environment
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
12th Floor, Kaguvi Building Corner 4th Street and Central Avenue Private Bag 7753 - Causeway
Harare,
Zimbabwe
Tel: 263 4 701681/2, 263 4 252820
Fax: 011 263 2 252673
Email: kunene.irvin@gmail.com