Focal Point List

Bahamas

Ms. Janice Miller

Political Focal Point since 2019-02-07
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of the Environment and Housing
2nd Floor Charlotte House, P.O. Box N-275
Nassau
The Bahamas
Tel: +1 242 322 6005/6, 1-242 322 6091
Email: janicemiller@bahamas.gov.bs

Ms. Rochelle Newbold

Operational Focal Point since 2019-01-29
Director (Acting)
Ministry of the Environment and Housing
The Bahamas Environment, Science and Technology (BEST) Commission, Ground Floor Charlotte House, P.O. Box N-7132
Nassau
The Bahamas
Tel: +1 242 322 4546 / 1 242 326 3509
Email: rwnewbold@best.gov.bs

Bangladesh

Mr. Monowar Ahmed

Political Focal Point since 2018-11-25
Secretary
Economic Relations Division (ERD), Ministry of Finance
Sher-e-Bangla Nagar
Dhaka 1207
Bangladesh
Tel: +88 02 9113743, +88 02 91133489
Email: secretary@erd.gov.bd; ahmedmonowar@hotmail.com

Mr. Ziaul Hasan

Operational Focal Point since 2020-02-11
Secretary
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Building # 6, Level # 13, Room # 1309, Bangladesh Secretariat
Dhaka
Bangladesh
Tel: +8802 9540481
Fax: +8802 9540210
Email: secretary@moef.gov.bd

Barbados

Ms. N. Simone Rudder

Political Focal Point since 2018-06-11
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; barbados@foreign.gov.bb; dforde@foreign.gov.bb; jreid@foreign.gov.bb

Ms. Daphne Kellman

Operational Focal Point since 2020-01-08
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Environment and National Beautification
10th Floor, Warrens Tower II
Warrens, St. Michael
Barbados
Tel: +246 535 4354
Fax: +246 535 4377
Email: daphne.kellman@barbados.gov.bb; ron.goodridge@barbados.gov.bb

Belarus

Mr. Andrei Khmel

Political Focal Point since 2020-02-18
Deputy Minister
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus
Kollektornaya Street 10
Minsk 220004
Belarus
Tel: +375 17 200 39 86
Fax: +375 17 200 55 83
Email: minproos@mail.belpak.by

Ms. Larissa Lukina

Operational Focal Point since 2020-02-18
Deputy Head of the General Directorate for Environmental Policy, International Cooperation and Science
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection, Head of the International Cooperation Department
Kollektornaya Street 10
Minsk 220004
Belarus
Tel: +375 17 200 43 28
Fax: +375 17 200 55 83
Email: lukina.icd.belarus@gmail.com

Belgium

Mr. Corentin Genin

Operational Focal Point since 2019-11-08
Attache, Desk Officer
Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation
15, Rue des Petits Carmes
Brussels 1000
Belgium
Tel: +32 2 501 41 76
Email: corentin.genin@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

Dr. Perceival Cho

Operational Focal Point since 2018-02-09
Chief Executive Officer
Ministry of Fisheries, Forestry, Environment and Sustainable Development
Old Lands Building, Market Square
Belmopan
Belize
Tel: +501 822 3336
Email: ceo@environment.gov.bz

Benin

Ms. Jeanne Josette ACACHA AKOHA

Political Focal Point since 2019-06-11
Directrice de Cabinet
Ministere du Cadre de Vie et du Developpement Durable
01 BP 3502 - 01 3621
Cotonou
Benin
Tel: +229 95 36 08 47
Email: jacachaakoha@gouv.bj

Mr. Delphin AIDJI

Operational Focal Point since 2016-10-06
Directeur de la Programmation et de la Prospective du Ministere du Cadre de Vie et du Developpement Durable
Ministere du Cadre de Vie et du Developpement Durable
01 BP 3502 - BP 3621
Cotonou
Benin
Tel: +229 97 12 89 75/ +229 21 31 46 63
Email: ecartype@yahoo.fr

Bhutan

Mr. Tenzin R. Wangchuk

Political Focal Point since 2018-01-24
Director
Department of Multilateral Afrairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Post Box No. 103, Gyalyong Tshogkhang
Thimphu, Thimphu
Bhutan
Tel: +975 2 322771 / 322459
Fax: +975 2 331707
Email: trwangchuk@mfa.gov.bt

Mr. Rinchen Wangdi

Operational Focal Point since 2017-10-03
Director
Gross National Happiness Commission
Thimpu
Bhutan
Tel: +975 02 338946
Fax: +975 02 326779
Email: rwangdi@gnhc.gov.bt

Bolivia

Ms. Mariana Rodriguez Saucedo

Political Focal Point since 2020-02-24
Viceministra de Planificacion y Coordinacion
Ministerio de Planificacion del Desarollo
Av. Mariscal Santa Cruz No 1092 Casilla No 12814
La Paz
Bolivia
Tel: +591 2 2189000 int. 400
Email: mariana.rodriguez@planificacion.gob.bo; stephanie.bellot@planificacion.gob.bo; christiam.cordero@planificacion.gob.bo; ronald.zenteno@planificacion.gob.bo; tatiana.rocabado@vipfe.gob.bo

Mr. Alfredy Alvarez Saavedra

Operational Focal Point since 2020-01-16
Vice Minister of Environment, Biodiversity, Clmate Change, Forest Development and Management
Ministry of Environment and Water
Str Potosi and Ayacucho No 438, "Casa Grande del Pueblo" 18th floor
La Paz
Bolivia
Tel: +591 2 2 141929
Fax: +591 2 2146382
Email: alfredy23@gmail.com; gusreyortiz@gmail.com; mv.cuellarmarpartida@gmail.com; ealiagar@hotmail.com

Bosnia-Herzegovina

Mr. Stasa Kosarac

Political Focal Point since 2020-01-03
Minister
Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Musla 9
Sarajevo 71000
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tel: +00387 33 22 00 93
Fax: +00387 33 22 00 91
Email: kab.ministra@mvteo.gov.ba

Assistant Professor, Mr. Senad Oprasic

Operational Focal Point since 2019-12-19
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

Dr. Oduetse Koboto

Political Focal Point since 2019-05-22
Deputy Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism
Private Bag BO199
Gaborone
Botswana
Tel: +00267 3647909
Fax: +00267 39510921
Email: okoboto@gov.bw

Mr. Botshabelo Othusitse

Operational Focal Point since 2019-05-22
Deputy Director
Department of Environemtnal Affairs
Private Bag 0068
Gaborone
Botswana
Tel: +00267 3975550
Fax: +00267 3902051
Email: bothusitse@gov.bw

Brazil

Mr. Renato Barros de Aguiar Leonardi

Political Focal Point since 2019-03-01
Diplomat
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Esplanada dos Ministerios - Bloco H - Anexo II, Divisao do Meio Ambiente
Brasilia, DF 70170-900
Brazil
Tel: +55 61 20309205
Email: renato.leonardi@itamaraty.gov.br

Mr. Marcus Cesar Ribeiro Barretto

Operational Focal Point since 2019-04-23
General Coordination of External Financing of the Secretariat for International Economic Affairs
Ministry of Economy
Esplanada dos Ministerios, Bloco K, 8vo Anadar, Sala 836
Brasilia, Distrito Federal 70040-906
Brasil
Tel: +55 61 2020 4463/ 4464/ 4855
Email: marcus.barretto@planejamento.gov.br; renato.leonardi@itamaraty.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

Mr. Ambroise Kafando

Political Focal Point since 2018-04-16
Directeur General de la Cooperation
Ministere de l'Economie, des Finances et du Developpement
Ouagadougou
Burkina Faso
Tel: +226 70 41 98 41
Email: ambkafando@gmail.com; jgoungounga@yahoo.fr

Mr. Justin Goungounga

Operational Focal Point since 2018-03-13
Secretaire Permanent
Secretariat Permanent du Conseil National pour le Developpement Durable
Ministere de l'Environnement de l'Economie Verte et du Changement Climatique 01 BP 6486
Ouagadougou 01
Burkina Faso
Tel: +226 25 37 40 92
Email: jgoungounga@yahoo.fr

Burundi

Dr. Deo-Guide Rurema

Political Focal Point since 2018-05-29
Minister
Ministry of Environment, Agriculture and Livestock
Quarter Ngangara, boulevard Mwambutsa, P.O. Box 1850
Bujumbura
Burundi
Tel: +257 22 25 1693
Email: ruremadg@gmail.com

Mr. Emmanuel Ndorimana

Operational Focal Point since 2018-08-27
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Environment, Agriculture and Livestock
P.O. Box 1850 Bujimbara
Bujimbara
Burundi
Tel:
Email: ndorimel@yahoo.fr