Focal Point List

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. Ulu Bismarck Crawley

Operational Focal Point since 2017-05-12
Chief Executive Officer
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Tatte Level 3
Apia, Samoa Private Bag
Samoa
Tel: +685 67200
Fax: +685 23176
Email: bismarck.crawley@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 2018-03-07
Political Focal Point since 2018-03-07
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

Mr. Goran Trivan

Political Focal Point since 2017-09-25
Minister
Ministry of Environmental Protection
22-26, Nemanjina Street
Belgrade
Republic of Serbia
Tel: +381 113110271
Fax: +381 113110298
Email: andrej.bojic@ekologija.gov.rs; kabinet@ekologija.gov.rs

Mr. Nikola Maravic

Operational Focal Point since 2018-10-01
Head of Section for Bilateral and Regional Cooperation
Ministry of Environmental Protection
1, Omladinskih Brigada Str.
Belgrade 11070
Republic of Serbia
Tel: +381 11 3610 750
Email: nikola.maravic@ekologija.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

Dr. Foday Moriba Jaward

Political Focal Point since 2018-07-11
Executive Chairman
Environment Protection Agency
21 Old Railway Line, Brookfields
Freetown, Western Area 232
Sierra Leone
Tel: +23276423645
Email: foday.jaward@epa.gov.sl

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; natasa.anderlic@gov.si; anita.ferfolja@mf-rs.si

Solomon Islands

Mr. Robert Sisilo

Political Focal Point since 2017-10-12
Ambassador
Solomon Islands Mission to the United Nations
685 Third Avenue, 44th Street, 11th Floor, Suite 1105
New York, New York 10017
USA
Tel: +212 599 6192
Fax: +212 661 8925
Email: rsisilo@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, sparker@environment.gov.za

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

Spain

Mrs. Esther GONZALEZ SANZ

Council Member for the constituency of Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Spain since 2017-01-10, Operational Focal Point
Operational Focal Point since 2017-01-10
Ministerio de Economia y Competividad
Paseo de la Castellana no 162 Planta 14 - Despacho 46.7
Madrid 28046
Spain
Tel: (+34) 91 603 81 78
Fax: (+34) 91 603 82 12
Email: esther.gonzalez@mineco.es, sgifm@mineco.es; pilar.graciam@mineco.es

Ms. Pilar Gracia Morales

Political Focal Point since 2018-09-18
Climate and Environmental Funds Coordinator
Ministry of Economy and Business
Paseo de la Castellana, 162 - Planta 14 - 46.1
Madrid 28046
Spain
Tel: +34 91 603 8109
Email: pilar.graciam@mineco.es

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. Anura Dissanayake

Operational Focal Point since 2017-09-15
Secretary
Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment
461/C/1, "Sobadam Piyasa", Robert Gunawardena Mawatha, Battaramulla
Colombo 10120
Sri Lanka
Tel: +94 112676844
Fax: +94 112676846
Email: sec@mahaweli.gov.lk

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; beverly.harris@gov.kn; byharris60@gmail.com; lcqueeley@gmail.com; aurenmanner@yahoo.com

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; beverly.harris@gov.kn; byharris60@gmail.com; aurenmanner@yahoo.com

St. Lucia

Ms. Debra Charlery

Political Focal Point since 2018-02-16
Deputy Permanent Secretary
Department of Sustainable Development
Norman Francis Building, Balata
Castries
St. Lucia
Tel: +758 468 5851
Email: dcharlery@gosl.gov.lc; dcharlery.dsd@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; eugene@govt.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: janeel.miller@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

Dr. Noureldin Ahmed Abdalla

Operational Focal Point since 2018-09-07
Secretary General
Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources (HCENR)
Gama Street
Khartoum, Khartoum 10488
Sudan
Tel: +249 183 784279
Email: hcenr2005@yahoo.com

Suriname

Mr. Winston G. Lackin

Political Focal Point since 2017-07-17
Presidential Advisor, Coordination Environment
Cabinet of the President of the Republic of Suriname
Dr. Sophie Redmondstraat # 116-118
Paamaribo
Suriname
Tel: +597 472917
Email: co.environment@president.gov.sr

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. Emmanuel Dlamini

Political Focal Point since 2017-04-21
Principal Secretary
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
P.O. Box 2652
Mbabane
Swaziland
Tel:
Email: fasidlamini@gmail.com

Ms. Hlobsile Sikhosana-Shongwe

Operational Focal Point since 2017-04-21
Chief Environmental Coordinator
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
P.O. Box 2652
Mbabane
Swaziland
Tel:
Email: hlobskhos@yahoo.com

Sweden

Mr. Mikael Eriksson

Political Focal Point since 2016-09-02
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; marita.olson@gov.se; marta.berglund@gov.se; marta.berglund@regeringskansliet.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; konrad.specker@eda.admin.ch; antonia.sutter@eda.admin.ch

Syria

Eng.. M. Wadah Katmawi

Political Focal Point since 2017-08-07
Deputy Minister
Ministry of Local Administration and Environment
P.O. Box: 3773
Damascus
Syria
Tel: +963 11 2317877
Fax: +963 11 2320726
Email: wadkat@hotmail.com; omoen@sygov.com

Eng. 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