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Focal Point List

Bahamas

Mr. David L. Cates

Political Focal Point since 2020-06-03
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of the Environment and Housing
2nd Floor Charlotte House P.O. Box N-7132
Nassau
The Bahamas
Tel: +1 242 322 6006 / +1 242 326 3509
Email: davidcates(A T)bahamas.gov.bs

Ms. Rochelle Newbold

Operational Focal Point since 2019-01-29
Director
The Department of Environmental Planning and Protection
Ground Floor Charlotte House, P.O. Box N-7132
Nassau
The Bahamas
Tel: +1 242 322 4546 / 1 242 326 3509
Email: rochellenewbold[a t ]bahamas.gov.bs

Bahrain

Mr. Talal Alabsi

Political Focal Point since 2020-07-28
First Secretary
Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain
3503 International Drive, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20008
USA
Tel: 1 202 342 1111
Fax: 1 202 362 2192
Email: talabsi(A T)mofa.gov.bh

Dr. Mohamed Bin Daina

Operational Focal Point since 2020-08-28
Chief Executive
Supreme Council for Environment
PO Box 18233
Manama
Bahrain
Tel: +973 17386999
Fax: +973 17386006
Email: mbindaina(A T)sce.gov.bh

Bangladesh

Mrs. Fatima Yasmin

Political Focal Point since 2020-05-18
Secretary
Economic Relations Division, Ministry of Finance
Room No. 03, Block No. 08, Economic Relations Division, Planning Commission Compound, Sher-E Bangla Nagar
Dhaka 1207
Bangladesh
Tel: +8802 9113743
Fax: +8802 9180788
Email: secretary[a t ]erd.gov.bd; fatima.yasmin[a t ]gmail.com

Mr. Md. Mostafa Kamal

Operational Focal Point since 2021-07-06
Secretary
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Building # 6, Level # 13, Bangladesh Secretariat
Dhaka 1000
Bangladesh
Tel: +88029540481
Fax: +88029540210
Email: secretary(at)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[a t ]foreign.gov.bb; barbados[a t ]foreign.gov.bb; dforde[a t ]foreign.gov.bb; jreid[a t ]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(at)barbados.gov.bb; ron.goodridge(at)barbados.gov.bb; ron.goodridge(at)barbados.gov.bb; gina.belle(at)barbados.gov.bb

Belarus

Mr. Aliaksndr Haroshka

Political Focal Point since 2021-02-01
Deputy Minister
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus
Kollektornaya Str. 10-439
Minsk 220004
Republic of Belarus
Tel: +375 17 200 39 86
Fax: +375 17 200 55 83
Email: mail(AT) minpriroda.gov.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(A T)gmail.com; lukina(A T)minpriroda.gov.by

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(at)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 at med.gov.bz

Dr. Kenrick Williams

Operational Focal Point since 2021-03-17
Chief Executive Officer
Ministry of Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management
2nd Floor, Old Lands Building, Market Square
Belmopan
Belize
Tel: +501 822 0160, +501 822 0162, +501 822 0433
Email: ceo[a t ]environment.gov.bz

Benin

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 at yahoo.fr

Bhutan

Mr. Ugyen Dorji

Political Focal Point since 2020-11-04
Officiating Director
Department of Multilateral Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Post Box No. 103, Gyalyong Tshokhang
Thimpu
Bhutan
Tel: +975 2 323297
Email: ugyendorji(AT) 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(at)gnhc.gov.bt; dtshering(at)gnhc.gov.bt

Bolivia

Mr. Carlos David Guachalla Terrazas

Political Focal Point since 2021-07-14
Viceministro de Planificación y Coordinación
Ministerio de Planificación del Desarrollo
Av Mariscal Santa Cruz No 1092 Casilla No 12814
La Paz
Bolivia
Tel: +591 69060168
Email: david.guachalla(a t )planificacion.gob.bo; marcelo.laura(a t )vipfe.gob.bo; edson.apaza(a t )planificacion.gob.bo

Mr. Magin Herrera Lopez

Operational Focal Point since 2021-03-30
Deputy Minister
Ministry of Environment, Biodiversity, Climate Change and Development Management and Forest
Calle Potosi, esq. Ayacucho No. 438, Edificio Casa Grande del pueblo, piso 18
La Paz
Bolivia
Tel: +591 22119966 / +591 71294699
Email: magin1magin(a t )gmail.com; veritoch8178(a t )gmail.com; julia.monje(a t )planificacion.gob.bo

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(AT) mvteo.gov.ba

Assistant Professor, Mr. Senad Oprasic

Operational Focal Point since 2006-09-12
Head of Environment Protection Department
Ministry of Trade and Economical Relations
Mussala 9
Sarajevo 71000
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tel:
Email: senadoprasic(at)yahoo.com; senad.oprasic(at)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 at 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(at)gov.bw

Brazil

Mr. Renato Barros de Aguiar Leonardi

Council Member for the constituency of Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador since 2021-01-14, Political Focal Point
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(a t )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: renato.leonardi(A T)itamaraty.gov.br; marcus.barretto(A T)economia.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 at 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(at)moew.government.bg; ekraeva(at)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(a t )gmail.com; jgoungounga(a t )yahoo.fr

Mr. Somanegre Nana

Operational Focal Point since 2020-08-10
Coordannateur Technique
Secretariat Permanent du Conseil National pour l’Environnement et le developpement durable
Ministere de l’Environnement de l’Economie Verte et du Changement Climatique 01 BP 6486
Ouagadougou 01
Burkina Faso
Tel:
Email: nanasomanegre at 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(AT) 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 at yahoo.fr; deo.bukeyeneza at gmail.com