Focal Points

Contacts below are organized by country

Afghanistan

Mr. Pashtoon Atif

Operational Focal Point since 2021-06-17
Director General
National Environmental Protection Agency
Darul Aman Road, 6th District, School Street, NEPA New Building
Kabul 209
Afghanistan
Tel: +93 0 799707038
Email: pashtoon.atif@nepa.gov.af

Albania

Mr. Rrezart Fshazi

Operational Focal Point since 2018-02-13
Head of Sector - Sector of Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Programme
Ministry of Tourism and Environment
Directory of Programmes for Development of Environment, Boulevard "Zhane D'Ark", No. 23
Tirana
Albania
Email: rezart.fshazi@turizmi.gov.al

Algeria

Mr. Nacim Gaouaoui

Political Focal Point since 2021-07-08
Director General ad interim of Multilateral Relations
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministère des Affaires Etrangères Plateau des Annassers
Algiers 16000
Algeria
Tel: +213 552 537 793
Email: nfp.mfa.gef@mae.dz

Andorra

Mr. Marc Rossell

Operational Focal Point since 2014-04-09
Director
Govern d'Andorra, Ministry of Tourism and Environment
C\ Prat de la Creu, 62-64
Andorra la Vella AD500
Principality of Andorra
Tel: + 376 875 700
Fax: + 376 869833
Email: marc_rossell@govern.ad

Angola

Mr. Julio Ingles Joao Ferreira

Operational Focal Point since 2018-12-11
Advisor to the Minister
Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Environment
Classicos Administrative Complex of Talation, Building 4, 7th floor
Luanda
Angola
Tel: +244 935596334
Email: chandalajif@yahoo.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

Dr. Florencia Maria Gloria Gomez

Operational Focal Point since 2020-01-21
Inter-Jurisdictional and Inter-Institutional Undersecretary
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
Street San Martin 451, 1st floor
Buenos Aires C1004AAI
Argentina
Tel: +54 9 11 4348 8311
Email: fgomez@ambiente.gob.ar; mnascone@ambiente.gob.ar; millescas@ambiente.gob.ar; zlm@mrecic.gov.ar

Armenia

HE Mr. Romanos Petrosyan

Operational Focal Point since 2021-02-05
Political Focal Point since 2021-02-05
Minister
Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Armenia
3rd Government Bldg., Republic Sq.
Yerevan 0010
Armenia
Tel: +37411 818 501
Fax: +37411 818 506
Email: r.petrosyan@env.am; ruzanna.grigoryan@env.am; minenv@env.am; interproject@env.am

Australia

Ms. Anna Mallard

Operational Focal Point since 2018-12-11
Policy Officer
Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
R.G. Casey Building, John McEwen Crescent, Barton
Canberra, ACT 0221
Australia
Email: anna.mallard@dfat.gov.au

Austria

Ms. Victoria Schreitter

Council Member for the constituency of Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Hungary, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Turkey since 2019-09-16, Political Focal Point
Advisor-Sustainable Development and Finance
Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance
Johannesgasse 5
Vienna A-1010
Austria
Tel: +43 1 51433 503083
Email: victoria.schreitter@bmf.gv.at

Azerbaijan

Mr. Mukhtar Babayev

Operational Focal Point since 2018-06-12
Minister
Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources
B. Aghayev, str. 100 A
Baku AZ 1073
Azerbaijan
Tel: +994 12 538 53 81
Fax: +994 12 538 53 81
Email: mbabayev@eco.gov.az; emin.garabaghli@eco.gov.az; az.mineco@gmail.com; yashar.karimov@eco.gov.az

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@bahamas.gov.bs

Bahrain

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@sce.gov.bh

Bangladesh

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@moef.gov.bd

Barbados

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; ron.goodridge@barbados.gov.bb; gina.belle@barbados.gov.bb

Belarus

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; lukina@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@diplobel.fed.be

Belize

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@environment.gov.bz

Benin

Mr. Delphin AIDJI

Operational Focal Point since 2021-11-10
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. 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@mfa.gov.bt

Bolivia

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@gmail.com; veritoch8178@gmail.com; julia.monje@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@mvteo.gov.ba

Botswana

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

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@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

Burkina Faso

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
Email: nanasomanegre@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

Cabo Verde

Ms. Águeda De Burgo

Operational Focal Point since 2021-10-08
National Directorate for Environment, Ministry of Agriculture and Environment
National Directorate for Environment, Ministry of Agriculture and Environment
Cha d’Areia, CP. 332-A
Praia, Ilha de Santiago 7500
Cabo Verde
Tel: +238 261 89 84/ 333 71 70
Email: agueda.burgo@maa.gov.cv

Cambodia

H.E. Mr. Tin Ponlok

Operational Focal Point since 2019-02-01
Secretary General
Ministry of Environment, National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD)
Morodok Techo Building, Lot 503, Road along Bassac River, Sangkat Tonle Bassac, Chamkarmon
Phnom Penh
Cambodia
Tel: +855 12 915 351
Fax: +855 23 212 540
Email: etap@online.com.kh

Cameroon

Dr. Unusa Haman

Operational Focal Point since 2017-07-17
Sub-Director for Environmental Planning
Ministry of Environment, Protection of Nature and Sustainable Development (MINEPDED)
P.O. Box 320
Yaounde, Center Region
Cameroon
Tel: +237 699490110
Email: hamanunusa@yahoo.fr, unusahaman71@gmail.com

Canada

Mr. Hieu Tom Bui

Council Member for the constituency of Canada since 2020-09-01, Operational Focal Point
Operational Focal Point since 2020-09-01
Director, Environment
Global Affairs Canada
111 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1J1
Canada
Tel: +613 614 3549
Email: tom.bui@international.gc.ca; nicolas.renart@international.gc.ca; tatyana.abou-chaker@international.gc.ca; greg.filyk@ec.gc.ca; matthew.gaul@ec.gc.ca; emily.simmons@international.gc.ca

Central African Republic

Mr. Lambert Gnapelet

Operational Focal Point since 2018-03-08
Meteorological Engineer and Environment Manager
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
Bangui
Central African Republic
Tel: +236 75 50 28 24 / 72 15 27 59
Email: lambertina12@gmail.com; lambertgnapelet@yahoo.fr

Chad

Mr. Oumar Gadji Soumaila

Operational Focal Point since 2020-11-03
Director of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Studies and IT
Ministry of Environment and Fisheries
Rue Idriss Miskine, PO Box 447
Ndjamena
Chad
Tel: +235 66 98 91 96
Email: soumailagadji@yahoo.fr

Chile

Mr. Miguel Stutzin

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

China

Mr. Zhijun Cheng

Political Focal Point since 2021-02-26
Deputy Director General - International and Economic and Financial Cooperation Department
Ministry of Finance, People's Republic of China
San Li He St., Xichengqu
Beijing 100820
China
Tel: +86 010 68552473
Fax: +86 010 68552077
Email: ifid1wb@mof.gov.cn

Colombia

Ms. Faryde Carlier Gonzalez

Political Focal Point since 2021-04-07
Directora de Asuntos Económicos, Sociales y Ambientales Multilaterales
Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de la República de Colombia
Calle 10#5-51
Bogotá, Distrito Capital
Colombia
Tel: +3814000
Email: faryde.carlier@cancilleria.gov.co; juliana.arciniegas@cancilleria.gov.co; monica.isaza@cancilleria.gov.co

Comoros

Mr. Youssouf Elamine Youssouf Mbechezi

Operational Focal Point since 2017-12-08
Director General for Environment and Forests
Ministry of Agriculture, Fishing, Environment and City Planning
P.O. Box 41 Mde EX Cefader
Moroni
Comoros
Tel: +269 321 94 86
Fax: +269 775 00 03
Email: youssouf_elamine@yahoo.fr; abdouchamed@yahoo.fr

Congo

Mrs. Arlette Soudan-Nonault

Operational Focal Point since 2018-03-27
Political Focal Point since 2018-03-27
Minister of Tourism and Environment
Ministry of Tourism and Environment
City Center, Tour Nabemba, 11th floor
Brazzaville
Congo
Email: soudannonaultarlette@gmail.com

Congo DR

Mr. Godefroid Ndaukila Muhinya

Operational Focal Point since 2017-09-11
Directeur-Chef de Service de la Direction de Developpement Durable
Ministere del'Environnement et Developpement Durable
15, avenue Papa Ileo (es-des Cliniques), commune de la Gombe, Kinshasa- BP.12348 Kin-1
Kinshasa
Congo DR
Tel: +243999955020 / +243 816404605/ +243 854558997
Email: godendaukila@gmail.com; godendaukila@yahoo.fr; jean_ilunga@yahoo.fr; berchmans57@gmail.com

Cook Islands

Mr. Nga Puna

Operational Focal Point since 2019-02-19
Acting Director
National Environment Service
PO Box 371, Avarua
Rarotonga
Cook Islands
Tel: +682 21 256
Fax: +682 256
Email: nga.puna@cookislands.gov.ck

Costa Rica

Mrs. Andrea Meza Murillo

Political Focal Point since 2020-09-08
Minister
Ministry of Environment and Energy of Costa Rica
Frente Iglesia Votivo Sagrado Corazan, Barrio Francisco Peralta
San Jose, San Jose 10101
Costa Rica
Tel: +506 22575456
Email: andrea.meza@minae.go.cr

Cote d'Ivoire

HE Minister Jean Luc Assi

Political Focal Point since 2021-04-20
Minister
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
Cite Administratif Tour D 10E Etage, Abidjan-Plateau, BP 650
Abidjan 20
Cote d'Ivoire
Tel: +225 01 02 50 77 00 / +225 07 57 32 59 52
Email: jlassi1964@yahoo.fr; alimat53@yahoo.fr

Croatia

Ms. Gordana Ruklic

Operational Focal Point since 2004-10-07
Head of International Relations Service
Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development
Radnicka cesta 80/22
Zagreb 10 000
Croatia
Tel: +385 1 3717 238
Fax: 011 385 1 3717 149
Email: gordana.ruklic@mingor.hr

Cuba

Mr. Ulises Fernandez Gomez

Operational Focal Point since 2020-01-28
Political Focal Point since 2020-01-28
Director
Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnologia y Medio Ambiente
Direccion de Relacionees Internacionales
Havana
Cuba
Tel: +537 214 4554 / =535 2858992
Email: ulises@citma.gob.cu; pruiz@citma.gob.cu

Czech Republic

Mr. Premysl Stepanek

Operational Focal Point since 2020-01-01
Head of Multilateral Relations Unit
Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic
Vrsovicka 65
Praha 100 10
Czech Republic
Tel: +420 267 122 309
Email: premysl.stepanek@mzp.cz

Denmark

Ms. Liesl Inglis

Operational Focal Point since 2021-04-07
Political Focal Point since 2021-04-07
Senior Advisor
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark
Asitisk Plads 2
Copenhagen DK-1448
Denmark
Email: lieing@um.dk; kanrl@mfvm.dk

Djibouti

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.omar85@gmail.com

Dominica

Ms. Kimisha Thomas

Operational Focal Point since 2021-04-15
Senior Policy Advisor
Ministry of Environment, Rural Modernization and Kalinago Upliftment
First Floor, Financial Center, Kennedy Avenue
Roseau
Dominica
Tel: +767 266 4648
Email: thomaskb@dominica.gov.dm

Dominican Republic

Ms. Milagros De Camps

Operational Focal Point since 2020-10-20
Viceministra de Cooperación Internacional
Ministro de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales
Ave. Cayetano Germosén esq. Ave. Gregorio Luperón, Ensanche El Pedregal
Santo Domingo 11107
Dominican Republic
Tel: +1809 467 8455
Email: milagros.decamps@ambiente.gob.do; rosa.otero@ambiente.gob.do; daniel.cabrera@ambiente.gob.do

Ecuador

Mr. Patricio Garces

Political Focal Point since 2020-10-15
Bilateral and Multilateral International Cooperation Director
Ministry of Human Affairs and Human Mobility
10 de Agosto E1-76
Quito, Pichincha 170526
Ecuador
Tel: + 593 2 2993200 ext 16235
Email: pgarces@cancilleria.gob.ec; mgmontes581@gmail.com

Egypt

Prof. Enas Abou Taleb

Operational Focal Point since 2020-03-18
Chief Executive Officer
Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency
30 Misr Helwan El-Zyrae Road, Maadi
Cairo 11728
Egypt
Tel: +2 25256450
Fax: +2 25256454
Email: ceo.eeaa@eeaa.gov.eg; gefunitegypt@gmail.com

El Salvador

Mr. Fernando Andres Lopez Larreynaga

Political Focal Point since 2019-09-16
Minister of Environment and Natural Resources
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
KM. 5 1/2 Carretera a Santa Tecla, Calle y Colonia las Mercedes, (Instalaciones ISTA) Edificio MARN No. 2
San Salvador
El Salvador
Tel: +503 2132 9418
Email: fernandolopez@marn.gob.sv; despacho@marn.gob.sv

Equatorial Guinea

H.E. Francisca Eneme Efua

Political Focal Point since 2020-10-07
Ministra Titular
Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganadería, Bosques y Medio Ambiente
Malabo 2
Equatorial Guinea
Tel: +240 222 240 450
Email: franciscaeneme@yahoo.es; bindageneme@gmail.com

Eritrea

Mr. Kibrom Asmerom Weldegebriel

Operational Focal Point since 2021-02-16
Acting DG- Dept of Environment
Ministry of Land, Water and Environment
Denden Street
Asmara 976
Eritrea
Tel: +291 1 120311
Fax: +291 1 126095
Email: kibromaw@gmail.com

Estonia

Mr. Meelis Munt

Political Focal Point since 2016-05-23
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

Eswatini

Ms. Hlobsile Sikhosana-Shongwe

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

Ethiopia

Prof. Fekadu Beyene Aleka

Political Focal Point since 2018-11-16
Commissioner
Environment, Forest and Climate Change Commission
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia
Tel: +251 11 1704138
Fax: +251 11 1704158
Email: fekadu.beyene@yahoo.com

Fiji

H.E. Ratu Naivakarurubalavu SOLO MARA

Political Focal Point since 2016-06-14
Fiji's Ambassador to the United States of America
Fiji Embassy, DC
1707 L Street, NW Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
United States
Email: Smara1409@gmail.com

Finland

Ms. Maria Forslund

Political Focal Point since 2019-01-07
Desk Officer
Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
Kirkkokatu 12, P.O. Box 26
Helsinki 00023 Government
Finland
Tel: +358 50 416 7823
Email: maria.forslund@formin.fi

France

Mr. Alain Beauvillard

Council Member for the constituency of France since 2020-09-11, Donor Participants (Replinishment)
Head of Multilateral Financing for Development and Climate
Ministry of Economy and Finance
139 Rue de Bercy
Paris 75572
France
Tel: +33 1 44877363
Email: alain.beauvillard@dgtresor.gouv.fr; clemence.bourcet@dgtresor.gouv.fr; aurore.bivas@dgtresor.gouv.fr; antoine.alamowitch@dgtresor.gouv.fr; marine.lannoy@dgtresor.gouv.fr

Gabon

Monsieur Stanislas Stephen Mouba Olouna

Operational Focal Point since 2019-12-23
Directeur General
Direction General de l'Environnement et de la Protection de la Nature
Boulevard Triomphal, Omar Bongo Ondimba, rue Celestin Ekogha Edou, no775, Sainte Marie
Libreville
Gabon
Email: dgdgepn.gabon@gmail.com

Gambia

Mr. Dodou Trawally

Operational Focal Point since 2019-07-22
Executive Director
National Environment Agency
Gambia Environment House, Jimpex Road, Kanifing
Banjul
The Gambia
Tel: +00220 439425
Fax: +00220 4399430
Email: dtrawally@gmail.com; nea@gamnet.gm

Georgia

His Excellency Levan Davitashvili

Political Focal Point since 2018-03-30
Minister
Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia
6, Marshal Gelovani Ave.
Tbilisi 0159
Georgia
Tel: +995 32 237 80 27
Email: levan.davitashvili@mepa.gov.ge

Germany

Mrs. Annette Windmeisser

Council Member for the constituency of Germany since 2021-06-23, Political Focal Point
Head of Climate Finance Division
German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
Stresemannstrabe 94
Berlin 10963
Germany
Email: annette.windmeisser@bmz.bund.de; sylvia.schmidt@bmz.bund.de

Ghana

Mr. Isaac Charles Acquah Jnr.

Operational Focal Point since 2019-10-04
Chief Programme Officer
Environmental Protection Agency
Ministries Post Office, P.O. Box M326
Accra, Greater Accra Region M326
Ghana
Tel: +233206844092
Fax: +233 32 662690
Email: icacquah@hotmail.com; icacquah2012@gmail.com

Greece

Mrs. Christina Charta

Operational Focal Point since 2018-06-28
Head of the Department for International Economic Organisations & Regional Cooperation
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, General Directorate of International Econimic & Trade Policy
Directorate for International Organisations, 1 Kornarou Str.,
Athens 10563
Greece
Tel: +30 210 328 6411
Email: charta@mnec.gr

Grenada

Hon. Simon Stiell

Political Focal Point since 2018-04-18
Minister for Climate Resilience, the Environnment, Forestry, Fisheries, Disaster Management and Information
Ministry for Climate Resilience
Ministerial Complex, Sir. Eric Gairy Botanical Gardens
St. Georges
Grenada
Tel: +1 473 440 3083
Email: simonstiell@gmail.com

Guatemala

Mr. Fredy Antonio Chiroy Barreno

Political Focal Point since 2020-04-22
Vice Minister of Natural Resources and Climate Change
Ministry of Environment of Natural Resources of Guatemala
7 Avenue 03-67 zone 13
Guatemala
Guatemala
Tel: +502 2423 0500 ext 1216 and 1037
Email: fachiroy@marn.gob.gt; ivortiz@marn.gob.gt; jcdiaz@marn.gob.gt

Guinea

Mr. Oye Guilavogui

Political Focal Point since 2018-06-19
Ministre D'Etat, Ministre de L'Environnement des Eaux et Forets
Ministry of Environment, Waters and Forestry
Lansebounyi - Coleah Commune de Matam
Conakry, Guinee BP: 761
Guinee
Tel: +224 622 05 10 05
Email: ministransp54@gmail.com

Guinea-Bissau

Mr. Viriato Luis Soarese Cassama

Political Focal Point since 2020-04-01
Minister
Ministry of Environment and Biodiversity
Palacio do Governo, Avenida Combatentes da Liberdade da Patria
Bissau 399
Guinea-Bissau
Tel: (+245) 96 6784 046 / 95 578 046
Email: cassamavilus@gmail.com

Guyana

Mr. Kemraj Parsram

Operational Focal Point since 2021-07-20
Executive Director
Environmental Protection Agency
Ganges Street, Sophia
Georgetown
Guyana
Tel: +592 225 2062
Email: kparsram@epaguyana.org

Haiti

Mr. Joseph Astrel

Operational Focal Point since 2021-04-15
General Director
Ministry of Environment
Parc Industriel, Sonapi
Port-Au-Prince
Haiti
Tel: +509 36817050
Email: astreljo@yahoo.fr; haitigefofp@gmail.com; moisejp8@hotmail.com

Honduras

Lic. Liliam Lizeth Rivera Hipp

Political Focal Point since 2021-06-01
Señora Ministra
Secretaría de Recursos Naturales y Ambiente
Edificio Principal, 200 metros al Sur del Estadio Nacional
Tegucigalpa
Honduras
Tel: +504 2239 4296/ 2235 7833/ 2239 0498
Email: despachomiambiente2021@gmail.com; despachomiambientehn@gmail.com; conveniosmiambientehn@gmail.com; cooperacionserna@gmail.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. Avanish Kumar Mishra

Political Focal Point since 2020-06-03
Deputy Director General
Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India
Room No 66-C, North Block
New Delhi 110001
India
Tel: +911123092981
Email: avanish.mishra@gov.in

Indonesia

Mr. Raden Wira Kartono

Political Focal Point since 2021-03-16
Counsellor-Economic Affairs
The Embassy of Republic of Indonesia
2020 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
United States
Tel: +202 775 5245
Fax: +202 775 55365
Email: wira@embassyofindonesia.org

Iran

Ms. Narges Saffar

Council Member for the constituency of Iran since 2019-06-17, Operational Focal Point
Operational Focal Point since 2019-06-17
Head of the International Affairs of the DOE
Department of Environment
Hakim Highway, Pardisan Natural Park
Tehran
Iran
Tel: +9821 88233378
Email: parsnarsis@gmail.com; n.saffar@doe.ir

Iraq

H.E. Dr. Aladin Abdul Sahib Alwan

Political Focal Point since 2019-02-21
The Minister
Ministry of Health and Environment
Baghdad
Iraq
Tel: +964 7901911466
Email: moen.iraq@gmail.com; moen_iraq@yahoo.com

Ireland

Mr. Joe Gallagher

Political Focal Point since 2020-09-21
Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
29-31 Adelaide road
Dublin D02 X285
Ireland
Tel: +353 1 6782582
Email: joe.gallagher@dccae.gov.ie

Israel

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. Paola Pettinari

Council Member for the constituency of Italy since 2019-06-18, Political Focal Point
Senior Advisor, Multilateral Department Banks and Funds
Ministry of Economy and Finance, Department of the Treasury
Via XX Settembre 97
Rome 00187
Italy
Tel: +39 0647610733
Fax: +39 0647614557
Email: paola.pettinari@mef.gov.it

Jamaica

Ms. Gillian Guthrie

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

Japan

Mr. Shinichiro Kurasawa

Political Focal Point since 2021-07-01
Deputy Director
Ministry of Finance
3-1-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-8940
Japan
Tel: +81-3-3581 4111
Fax: +81 3 5251 2161
Email: shinichiro.kurasawa@mof.go.jp; kazuhiro.mukai@mof.go.jp; hikari.michino@mof.go.jp; thara@worldbank.org

Jordan

Mr. Marwan Al-Refai

Operational Focal Point since 2021-03-17
Acting Secretary General
Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation
P.O. Box 555
Amman 11118
Jordan
Tel: +96264634511
Fax: +96264615683
Email: marwan.al-refai@mop.gov.jo; maher.abdelrahim@mop.gov.jo

Kazakhstan

Mr. Akhmetzhan Primkulov

Operational Focal Point since 2019-12-30
Political Focal Point since 2019-12-30
Vice-Minister
Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Mangilik El Ave., 8, House of Ministries, 14 Entrance
Nur-Sultan 010000
Republic of Kazakhstan
Tel: +8 7172 74 00 69 / 8 7172 74 36 66 / 7 7172 740284
Email: a.primkulov@ecogeo.gov.kz; s.sabieva@ecogeo.gov.kz

Kenya

Dr. Christopher Kiptoo

Operational Focal Point since 2020-03-03
Principle Secretary
Ministry of Environment and Forestry
NHIF Building, 12th Floor, P.O. Box 30126-00100
Nairobi
Kenya
Tel: +254 20 2710120
Email: psofficeenviron@gmail.com

Kiribati

Mrs. Nenenteiti Teariki Ruatu

Operational Focal Point since 2018-03-22
Director
Environment and Conservation Division, Ministry of Environment, Lands and Agricultural Development (MELAD)
Melad P.O. Box 234
Bikenibeu, Tarawa
Kiribati
Tel: +686 75228425/ 686
Email: nteariki@gmail.com; decd@melad.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:

Kosovo

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.vllahiu@rks-gov.net

Kuwait

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. Eldiar Sheripov

Political Focal Point since 2019-09-24
Deputy Director
The State Agency on Environment Protection and Forestry
142, Goorkiy Str.
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 720005
Kyrgyzstan
Tel: +996 312 54 50 57
Fax: +996 312 545091
Email: min-eco@elcat.kg; envforest@elcat.kg

Lao PDR

Mr. Virana Sonnasinh

Operational Focal Point since 2020-10-30
Deputy Director General, Department of Planning and Finance
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Vientiane Capital
Lao PDR
Tel: +856 21 263799
Fax: +856 21 263799
Email: virana.sonnasinh@gmail.com; ssbandhit@gmail.com; bounpakone2020@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

Mr. Dimyanos Kattar

Operational Focal Point since 2020-04-09
Political Focal Point since 2020-04-09
Minister
Ministry of Environment
Lazarieh Center, 8th Floor, Block A4
Beirut
Lebanon
Tel: 00961197655
Fax: 009611976535
Email: minister@moe.gov.lb; manal.moussallem@undp.org; dgmoe@moe.gov.lb; n.khoury@moe.gov.lb

Lesotho

Dr. Mamoeketsi Ellen Ntho

Political Focal Point since 2020-09-23
Principal Secretary for Tourism, Environment and Culture
Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture
P.O. Box 52
Maseru 100
Lesotho
Tel: +26622311054
Fax: +266 22311139
Email: nkisengellen@gmail.com

Liberia

Prof. Wilson K. Tarpeh

Operational Focal Point since 2021-05-24
Political Focal Point since 2021-05-24
Executive Director/CEO
Environmental Protection Agency of Liberia
P.O. Box 4025, Sinkor 3rd Street
Monrovia 1000
Liberia
Email: wtarpeh@epa.gov.lr

Libya

Mr. Omar Ahmed M. Sharif

Operational Focal Point since 2021-05-25
University of Sabha Staff
Sabha University
Sabha
Libya
Tel: +218928165010
Email: sharif.omar300@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:

Luxembourg

Mr. Miguel Marques

Political Focal Point since 2018-11-16
Deputy Director
Ministry of Finance
3 Rue de la Congregation
Luxembourg 1352
Luxembourg
Tel: + 352 2478 2621
Fax: 011 352 4662 12
Email: miguel.marques@fi.etat.lu

Madagascar

Monsieur Hery Andriamirado Rakotondravony

Operational Focal Point since 2020-03-18
Ministere de l'Environnement et du Developpement Durable
Antananarivo
Madagascar
Email: hery.rado@aol.com; hery.ravony@gmail.com

Malawi

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

Dr. Nagulendran Kangayatkarasu

Operational Focal Point since 2019-05-28
Deputy Secretary General
Ministry of Environment and Water
Level 6, Block C5, Complex C, Precinct 1,
62662 Federal Territory of Putrajaya
Malaysia
Tel: +603 8885 8176
Email: nagu@kasa.gov.my; farid@kasa.gov.my; mygefgcf.bpi@kasa.gov.my

Maldives

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. Amidou Goita

Operational Focal Point since 2020-03-09
Chef Section Donnees sur l'Environnement
Agence de l'Environnement et du Developpment Durable
Quartier du Fleuve - BP 2357 - Rue 311 - Porte 328
Bamako
Mali
Tel: +223 20 23 10 74
Fax: + 223 20 23 58 67
Email: amidougoita@gmail.com

Marshall Islands

Mr. Clarence Samuel

Operational Focal Point since 2017-01-17
Director
Office of the Environmental Planning and Policy Coordination (OEPPC)
PO Box 975
Majuro 96960
Marshall Islands
Tel: +692 625 7944/7945
Fax: +692 625 7918
Email: clarencesam@gmail.com

Mauritania

Dr. Mohamed -Yahya LAFDAL CHAH

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

Mauritius

Dr. Renganaden Padayachy

Political Focal Point since 2019-11-20
Minister
Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Development
Ground Floor, Old Government Centre
Port Louis 11319
Mauritius
Tel: +230 201 2431
Fax: +230 213 6450
Email: rpadayachy@govmu.org; fssecretariat@govmu.org

Mexico

Mrs. Brenda Janeth Pequeño Vargas

Council Member for the constituency of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela since 2021-05-28, Political Focal Point
General Director
Ministry of Finance and Public Credit
Insurgentes Sur No. 1971, Torre III, Piso 3, Col. Guadalupe Inn, Alcaldia Álvaro Obregón
Mexico City 01020
Mexico
Tel: +52 55 3688 1704, +52 55 3688 1899
Email: brenda_pequeno@hacienda.gob.mx; alejandro_garciac@hacienda.gob.mx; regina_rosales@hacienda.gob.mx; flor_hernandezr@hacienda.gob.mx

Micronesia

H.E. Mrs. Jane Chigiyal

Political Focal Point since 2017-05-30
Ambassador, Permanent Representative
Permanent Mission of Micronesia to the United Nations
300 East 42nd Street, Suite 1600
New York, NY 10017
United States
Tel: + 1 212 697-8370
Fax: + 1 212 697-8295
Email: jchigiyal@gmail.com; chigiyal67@fsmgov.org

Moldova

Mr. Ghenadie Iurco

Political Focal Point since 2021-02-26
State Secretary in Environment and Natural Resources field
Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment
9 Constantin Tanase Str.
Chisinau MD 2005
Moldova
Tel: +373 22 204 504
Email: ghenadie.iurco@madrm.gov.md

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; dep01-3@mfa.gov.mn

Montenegro

Mr. Danilo Mrdak

Political Focal Point since 2021-01-12
State Secretary
Ministry of Ecology, Spatial Planning and Urbanism of Montenegro
IV Proleterske Brigade 19
Podgorica 81000
Montenegro
Tel: 38220446214
Email: danilo.mrdak@mepg.gov.me

Morocco

Mr. Rachid Firadi

Operational Focal Point since 2018-04-05
Director of Partnership, Communication and Cooperation
Secretariat of State in Charge of Sustainable Development
9, Avenue Araar, Secteur 16, Hay Riad
Rabat, Rabat-Sale-Kenitra 10100
Morocco
Tel: +212 5 37576637
Fax: +212 5 37576648
Email: firadienvironnement@gmail.com; firadi@environnement.gov.ma; dpcc@environnement.gov.ma

Mozambique

Mrs. Ivete Maibaze

Political Focal Point since 2021-02-04
Minister
Ministry of Land and Environment
Rua da Resistencia, No 1746/7, noveno Andar
Maputo 2020
Mozambique
Tel: +258828946770
Email: ivetemaibaze@gmail.com

Myanmar

Mr. Hla Maung THEIN

Operational Focal Point since 2016-10-04
Director General, Environmental Conservation Department
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation
, Office No-58
Nay Pyi Taw, Union Territory 15015
Myanmar
Tel: + 95 67 431326
Fax: 011 95 67 431322
Email: dg.ecd@e-monrec.gov.mm

Namibia

Mr. Teofilus Nghitila

Operational Focal Point since 2012-09-06
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: teofilus.nghitila@met.gov.na

Nauru

Mrs. Berilyn Jeremiah

Operational Focal Point since 2018-02-05
Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Environment
Commerce, Industry and Environment
Government Office
Yaren District
Republic of Nauru
Tel: +674 5573369
Email: secretarycienauru@gmail.com

Nepal

Mr. Dhani Ram Sharma

Operational Focal Point since 2021-06-28
Joint Secretary
International Economic Cooperation Coordination, Ministry of Finance
Singhadurbar
Kathmandu, Bagmati Province 446600
Nepal
Tel: +977 4211837
Fax: +4211165
Email: drsharma@mof.gov.np; kbhattarai@mof.gov.np; gmishra1970@gmail.com

Netherlands

Mr. Vincent Van Zeijst

Political Focal Point since 2021-02-02
Desk Officer
Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands
Rijnstraat 8
The Hague 2500 EB
The Netherlands
Tel: +316 5250 3957
Email: vincent-van.zeijst@minbuza.nl

New Zealand

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

Mr. Javier Gutierrez Ramirez

Operational Focal Point since 2018-10-19
Vice Ministro
Ministerio del Ambiente y los Recursos Naturales
Kilometro 12 1/2 Carretera NORTE
Managua 5123
Nicaragua
Tel: +505 22632862
Fax: +505 22631273
Email: xaviergut@gmail.com

Niger

Mr. Yakoubou Mahaman Sani

Operational Focal Point since 2018-03-26
Directeur General
Direction General de la Programmation du Developpement
Niamey
Niger
Email: yakoubousani@yahoo.fr; danbakoye63@gmail.com

Nigeria

HE Dr. Mohammad Mahood Abubakar

Political Focal Point since 2019-09-16
Honourable Minister
Federal Ministry of Environment
Environment Headquarters, Block C, Mabushi
Abuja, FCT 900108
Nigeria
Tel: +2348066664366
Email: aljannahkawai@yahoo.com

Niue

Mr. Haden Talagi

Operational Focal Point since 2019-03-12
Director - Department of Environment
Department of Environment
Fonuakula
Alofi
Niue Island
Tel: +683 4021
Email: haden.talagi@mail.gov.nu

North Macedonia

Mr. Naser Nuredini

Political Focal Point since 2019-08-21
Minister
Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning
Square "Presveta Bogorodica" No. 3
Skopje 1000
Republic of North Macedonia
Tel: +389 2 3251 460
Fax: +389 2 3220 165
Email: n.nuredini@moepp.gov.mk

Norway

Mrs. Mette Moglestue

Council Member for the constituency of Denmark, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway since 2021-04-07, Political Focal Point
Senior Advisor
Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
7 juniplassen1
NO-0251 Oslo
Norway
Tel: +47 23 95 1075
Email: memo@mfa.no; Lauren.celine.naville.gisnas@norad.no; lagi@norad.no; lauren.c.gisnas@norad.no; guri.sandborg@kld.dep.no

Oman

Dr. Juma Said Al-Maskari

Operational Focal Point since 2020-12-22
Director General of Meteorology
Directorate General of Meteorology, Civil Aviation Authority
Muscat International Airport
Muscat P.O. Box 1. PC. 111
Oman
Tel: +00 96824354555
Email: j.almaskari@met.gov.om; n.alkaabi@paca.gov.om

Pakistan

Mr. Syed Mujtaba Hussain

Operational Focal Point since 2021-05-24
Political Focal Point since 2021-05-24
Senior Joint Secretary (International Cooperation)
Ministry of Climate Change
4th Floor, LG & Rd Complex, Sector G-5/2
Islamabad, ICT 44000
Pakistan
Tel: +92 51 9245585
Email: geffocalpoint@gmail.com; mujtaba.gov@gmail.com

Palau

The Honorable Jerrlyn Uduch Sengebau Senior

Political Focal Point since 2021-06-17
Vice President of the Republic of Palau and Minister of State
Office of the Vice President/ Ministry of State
P.O. Box 100
Ngerulmud 96940
Palau
Tel: +680 488 5594 / 680 767 2509
Fax: +680 767 2443
Email: juss@palaugov.org

Palestinian Authority

H.E. Mr. Jameel Mtour

Political Focal Point since 2020-08-09
Environment Quality Authority (EQA)
Rammallah
Palestine
Fax: +00972 2 240 3494
Email: Jameel_mtr@hotmail.com; chairman@environment.pna.ps

Panama

The Honorable Gustavo Padilla

Operational Focal Point since 2019-08-01
Director de Cooperacion Tecnica Internacional
Ministerio de Ambiente
Calle Diego Dominguez, Edif. 804 Albrook, Ancon
Panama
Panama
Tel: +507 500 0803
Email: gpadilla@miambiente.gob.pa

Papua New Guinea

Mr. Gunther Joku

Operational Focal Point since 2013-03-12
Director
Conservation and Environment Protection Agency (CEPA)
P.O. Box 6601, Boroko, National Capital District, PNG
Port Moresby, National Capital District 121
Papua New Guinea
Tel: +675 3014500
Fax: +675 3250182
Email: gjoku@dec.gov.pg; jokugunther@yahoo.com

Paraguay

Mr. Ariel Oviedo

Political Focal Point since 2018-10-17
Minister
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
Avenida Madam Lynch 3500, esq Reservista de la Guerra del Chaco
Asuncion
Paraguay
Tel: +595 21 287 9000 / +595 981 459131
Email: ministro@mades.gov.py; ariel.oviedo@mades.gov.py

Peru

Sra. Luisa Elena Guinand Quintero

Political Focal Point since 2021-02-19
Viceministra de Desarrollo Estratégico de los Recursos Natuarales
Ministerio del Ambiente
Av. Antonio Miroquesada 425
Lima 15076
Peru
Tel: +511 611 6000
Email: lguinand@minam.gob.pe

Philippines

Dr. Mercedita Sombilla

Political Focal Point since 2020-10-19
OIC-Undersecretary
National Economic and Development Authority
12 St. JoseMaria Escriva, Ortigas Center
Pasig City 1605
Philippines
Tel: +02 8631 3708
Fax: +02 8631 3708
Email: masombilla@neda.gov.ph; dlmaharjan@neda.gov.ph

Portugal

Ms. Alexandra Ferreira de Carvalho

Political Focal Point since 2008-01-29
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.gob.pt; hmgreis@gpeari.min-financas.pt; rmc@gpeari.min-financas.pt

Qatar

Mr. Abdullah Al-Muraikhi

Operational Focal Point since 2021-08-02
Environmental Operations Department Director
Ministry of Municipality and Environment
(Baladiya) Tower
Doha
Qatar
Tel: +44263402
Fax: +44207000
Email: amuraikhi@mme.gov.qa

Republic of Korea

Ms. Seunghyun (Olivia) Kim

Operational Focal Point since 2020-06-10
Political Focal Point since 2020-06-10
Deputy Director
Ministry of Environment
Government Complex Sejong 11, Doum6Ro
Sejong Special Self Governing City 30103
Republic of Korea
Tel: +82 44 201 6572
Fax: +82 44 201 6563
Email: meint@korea.kr

Russian Federation

Mr. Nuritdin R. Inamov

Operational Focal Point since 2017-09-05
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; vikulova@mnr.gov.ru

Rwanda

Mr. Patrick Karera

Political Focal Point since 2020-08-14
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Environment
P.O. Box 3502
Kigali
Rwanda
Email: pkarera@environment.gov.rw

Samoa

Ms. Frances Reupena

Operational Focal Point since 2021-04-12
Chief Executive Officer
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Apia
Samoa
Tel: +67200
Email: fran.reupena@mnre.gov.ws

Sao Tome and Principe

Mr. Lourenço Monteiro de Jesus

Operational Focal Point since 1999-04-11
General Director of Environment
Ministry of Public Works, Infrastructure, Natural Resources and Environment
General Directorate of Environment, Rua Soldado Paulo Ferreira, 460H, Edificio Pereira Duarte
Sao Tome Postal Code 1023
Sao Tome and Principe
Tel: +239 2226017
Email: lmonteirodejesus@gmail.com

Saudi Arabia

Mr. Khalid M. Abuleif

Operational Focal Point since 2014-05-29
Chief Negotiator for the Climate Agreements
Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources
P.O.Box 247
Riyadh 11191
Saudi Arabia
Tel: + 966 112 858 886
Fax: + 966 112 858 980
Email: Khalid.Abuleif@mopm.gov.sa

Senegal

Mr. Baba Drame

Operational Focal Point since 2019-11-12
Directeur de l’Environnement et des Establissements classes
Ministere de l’Environnement et du Developpement Durable
Parc Forestier de Hann B.P.4055
Dakar
Senegal
Tel: +221 33 859 14 58 / +221 33 826 01 17 / +221 518 03 13
Email: babadrame@gmail.com

Serbia

Ms. Sandra Dokić

Operational Focal Point since 2020-12-28
Assistant Minister
Ministry of Environmental Protection
1, Omladinskih Brigada Str.
Belgrade 11070
Serbia
Tel: +381 11 2697 625
Email: sandra.dokic@ekologija.gov.rs

Seychelles

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

Dr. Gevao Bondi

Political Focal Point since 2020-06-08
Executive Chairman
Environment Protection Agency, Sierra Leone
21 Old Railway Line, Brookfields
Freetown, Western Area 232
Sierra Leone
Email: bondi.gevao@epa.gov.sl; gevaob@yahoo.com

Slovak Republic

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

Ms. Natasa Anderlič

Operational Focal Point since 2021-11-25
Political Focal Point since 2021-11-25
Undersecretary, EU Coordination and International Affairs Service
Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning
Dunajska Cesta 48
Ljubljana 100
Slovenia
Tel: +386 1 478 71 27
Email: natasa.anderlic@gov.si; anja.skorjanc@gov.si

Solomon Islands

Ms. Janice Mose Kemakeza

Political Focal Point since 2020-07-10
Deputy Permanent Representative
Solomon Islands Mission to the UN
685 Third Avenue 44th Street, 11th Floor Suite 1105
New York, New York 10017
USA
Tel: +212 599 6192
Fax: :+212 661 8925
Email: jmose@solomons.com

Somalia

H.E. Mahdi Mohammed Gulaid

Operational Focal Point since 2019-05-13
Political Focal Point since 2019-05-13
Deputy Prime Minister
The Federal Government of Somalia, Directorate of Environment
Mogadishu
Somalia
Email: dpm@opm.gov.so; ps@opm.gov.so

South Africa

Mr. Zaheer Fakir

Operational Focal Point since 2008-01-16
Acting Deputy Director-General
Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
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

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

Ms. Marta Mulas

Council Member for the constituency of Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Spain since 2020-09-28, Political Focal Point
Senior Advisor
Ministry for Economy and Digitalization
General Secretariat for Treasury and International Finance, Paseo de la Castellana 162
Madrid 28071
Spain
Tel: +34 916038258
Email: mmulas@economia.gob.es; mariapresmanes@economia.gob.es; rlopez@economia.gob.es

Sri Lanka

Mrs. Janaki Damayanthi Amaratunge

Operational Focal Point since 2021-07-15
Director, International Relations
Ministry of Environment
No. 416/C/1, Sobadam Piyasa Robert Gunawardana Mawatha, Battaramulla
Colombo, Western Province 10120
Sri Lanka
Tel: +94 11 2034228
Fax: +94 11 2879977
Email: dirir@env.gov.lk; envdirectorir@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; lcqueeley@gmail.com; hilary.hazel@gov.kn

St. Lucia

Ms. Anita Montoute

Political Focal Point since 2020-09-25
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development
Georgianna Court Building, John Compton Highway
Castries
St. Lucia
Tel: +1 758 468 5840/ +1 758 717 1231
Email: anitamontoute.dsd@gmail.com

St. Vincent and Grenadines

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

Professor Rashid Hassan

Operational Focal Point since 2020-06-12
Secretary General
Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources, Republic of Sudan
Head office, Mek Nimr Avenue
Khartoum
Sudan
Tel: +249 157907869 - +249 A57 907864
Email: hcenr2005@yahoo.com

Suriname

Mr. Silvano Tjong-Ahin

Political Focal Point since 2020-09-16
Minister
Ministry of Spatial Planning and Environment
Jamaludinstraat No. 26, 1st Floor
Paramaribo
Suriname
Tel: +597 451192
Email: secretariaat.minrom@gov.sr; pa.minrom@gmail.com

Sweden

Mrs. Marita OLSON

Council Member for the constituency of Sweden since 2017-11-10, Political Focal Point
Deputy Director
Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Global Agenda Department/Climate Group
Gustav Adolfs Torg 1
Stockholm 103 39
Sweden
Tel: +468 405 9997
Fax: +468 723 11 76
Email: marita.olson@gov.se; andrea.carstensen@gov.se; andrea.carstensen@regeringskansliet.se

Switzerland

Ms. Lucretia Landmann

Operational Focal Point since 2021-01-19
Senior Policy Advisor
Federal Office for the Environment
Bern CH-3003
Switzerland
Tel: +41 58 46 30208
Fax: + 41 58 463 03 49
Email: lucretia.landmann@bafu.admin.ch

Syria

Mr. M. Wadah Katmawi

Operational Focal Point since 2019-02-07
Deputy Minister
Ministry of Local Administration and Environment
Syria-Damascus-Bahsa Street- Yousef Al Azmah Square
Damascus 3773
Syria
Tel: +963 11 2317877
Fax: +963 11 2320726
Email: wadkat@hotmail.com

Tajikistan

Mr. Sheralizoda Bahodur

Operational Focal Point since 2021-03-30
Political Focal Point since 2021-03-30
Chairman
Committee of Environmental Protection Under the Government of The Republic of Tajikistan
5/1 Shamsi Street
Dushanbe 734003
Tajikistan
Tel: +99237 2364059; 2362561
Fax: +99237 2362561
Email: ceptjd@gmail.com; chairman@tajnature.tj; akramov.ub@gmail.com

Tanzania

Mr. Joseph Malongo

Political Focal Point since 2018-04-10
Permanent Secretary
Vice Presidents Office - Environment and Union Matter
LAPF Building, 7th Floor, P.O. Box 2502
Dodoma 40406
Tanzania
Tel: +255 026 232 9006
Fax: +255 026 232 9007
Email: joseph.malongo@vpo.go.tz

Thailand

Mr. Nadhavathna Krishnamra

Political Focal Point since 2020-02-11
Director-General
Department of International Organization, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
443 Sri Ayudhya Road
Bangkok 10400
Thailand
Tel: +66 2 203 5000
Fax: +66 2 643 5080
Email: nmagrasuta@gmail.com

Timor Leste

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: soaresjoaocarlos@ymail.com

Togo

Mr. Comlan Awougnon

Operational Focal Point since 2018-11-05
Directeur des Affaires Administratives et Financiers
Ministere de l”Environnement et des Ressources Forestieres
01BP 4825
Lome
Togo
Tel: +228 90 13 45 04; +00 228 22 27 87 99
Fax: +228 22 21 03 33
Email: eawougnon@yahoo.fr

Tonga

Hon. Mr. Poasi Mataele Tei

Political Focal Point since 2018-01-11
Minister
Ministry of Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment, Climate Change and Communications
P.O. Box 917
Nuku'alofa
Tonga
Tel: +67628170
Email: paulm@mic.gov.to; ntamoua@mic.gov.to; lupe.matoto@gmail.com

Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Hayden ROMANO

Operational Focal Point since 2017-01-09
Managing Director
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: hromano@ema.co.tt; cclarence@ema.co.tt; tdaly@ema.co.tt

Tunisia

Mrs. Sabria Bnouni Ben Ammar

Operational Focal Point since 2012-01-30
Director General for External Relations
Ministry of Local Affairs and Environment
Cite administrative, rue du Developpement, Cite El Khadra
Tunis 1003
Tunisia
Tel: + 216 70 243923
Fax: 011 216 70 728 655
Email: sabria.bnouni@mineat.gov.tn; sabriabnouni@gmail.com

Turkey

Mr. Serhat Koksal

Political Focal Point since 2020-09-29
Acting Director General of Foreign Economic Relations
Republic of Turkey Ministry of Treasury and Finance
Inonu Bulvari No: 36 Emek
Ankara 06510
Turkey
Tel: +90 312 204 7357
Fax: +90 312 204 7366
Email: serhat.koksal@hmb.gov.tr; iklim@hmb.gov.tr

Turkmenistan

Mr. Allanur Altyyev

Political Focal Point since 2021-04-12
Minister
Ministry of Agriculture and Environment Protection
92, Archabil Avenue
Ashgabat 744036
Turkmenistan
Tel: +993 12 44 74 44 44, 44 79 37
Fax: +993 12 44 74 01
Email: minagri@online.tm

Tuvalu

Mr. Sumeo Silu

Political Focal Point since 2021-02-26
Deputy Secretary
Ministry of Public Works, Infrastructure, Environment, Labour, Meteorology and Disaster (MPWIELMD)
Government Building, Vaiaku
Funafuti
Tuvalu
Tel: +688 20657
Email: silumeo17@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

Ms. Iryna Stavchuk

Political Focal Point since 2020-09-04
Deputy Minister of Regional and European Integration Department
Ministry of the Environment
35 Mytropolyta Vasylya Lypkivskogo Str.
Kyiv 03035
Ukraine
Tel: +38 044 206 31 05
Email: stavchuk@mepr.gov.ua

United Kingdom

Mr. Ben Green

Council Member for the constituency of United Kingdom since 2019-05-02, Donor Participants (Replinishment)
Senior Responsible Officer for GEF
Foreign Commonwealth & Develpment Office (FCDO)
Abercrombie House, Eaglesham Road, East Kilbride
Glasgow, Scotland G758EA
United Kingdom
Tel: +07990 783968
Email: ben.green1@fcdo.gov.uk; c-oneil@dfid.gov.uk; colette.oneil@fcdo.gov.uk; e-brookes@dfid.gov.uk; s-leigh@dfid.gov.uk

United States

Mr. Mathew Haarsager

Council Member for the constituency of United States since 2018-09-19, Political Focal Point
Deputy Assistant Secretary, International Development Finance and Policy
U.S. Department of the Treasury
1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20220
United States
Email: mathew.haarsager@treasury.gov; james.woodsome2@treasury.gov; nicholas.haeg@treasury.gov; nicholas.strychacz@treasury.gov

Uruguay

Mr. Manuel Etchevarren

Political Focal Point since 2021-07-01
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Director of Environment
Colonia 1206, 2nd Floor
Montevideo 11100
Uruguay
Tel: +598 2902 9468
Email: medio.ambiente@mrree.gub.uy; matias.paolino@mrree.gub.uy

Uzbekistan

Mr. Jakhongir Talipov

Operational Focal Point since 2019-09-06
Chief Specialist, International Cooperation and Projects Department
The State Committee for Ecology and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Uzbekistan
2a, Tuytepa Street
Tashkent 100047
Republic of Uzbekistan
Tel: +998 71 207 0770 ext. 7010#
Email: jakhongirtalipov@gmail.com

Vanuatu

Ms. Donna Kalfatak

Operational Focal Point since 2019-08-15
Director
Department of Environmental Protection and Conservation (DEPC)
PMB 9063
Port Vila
Vanuatu
Tel: +00678 25302
Fax: +00678 22227
Email: dkmoli@gmail.com; dkalfatak@vanuatu.gov.vu

Venezuela

Mrs. Daniela Alejandra Rodriguez Martinez

Political Focal Point since 2021-06-25
Viceministra para Temas Multilaterales
Ministerio del Poder Popular para Relaciones Exteriores
Avenida Urdaneta, Torre MRE, Nivel Terraza
Caracas, Distrito Capital 1010
Venezuela
Tel: +582128064311, IP7803 +582128028000, IP 6151
Email: despacho.temasmultilaterales@gmail.com; dir.asuntosmultilaterales@mppre.gob.ve

Viet Nam

Mr. Thuan Duc Nguyen

Operational Focal Point since 2018-12-10
Director
Viet Nam Environment Protection Fund, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Viet Nam
6th floor, 85 Nguyen Chi Thanh
Ha Noi
Viet Nam
Tel: +84 24 39426328
Fax: +84 24 39426329
Email: ndthuan@monre.gov.vn; thuanmonre@gmail.com

Yemen

Mr. Taofeq Al-Sharjbe

Political Focal Point since 2019-10-28
Acting Minister
Ministry of Water and Environment
Aden-Ministry of Water and Environment, Khormakser, 22 villa
Aden
Republic of Yemen
Tel: 967224371
Fax: 967224371
Email: tawfeeq0009@gmail.com; mwe@mwe-ye.org

Zambia

Mr. Godwin Fishani GONDWE

Operational Focal Point since 2014-01-31
Director, Environment Management Department
Ministry of Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection
Government Complex, P.O. Box 36079
Lusaka 10101 Lusaka
Zambia
Tel: +260 211 235359
Fax: 011 211 230468
Email: figogmel@yahoo.co.uk; figogmel@gmail.com

Zimbabwe

Mr. Tanyaradzwa Mundoga

Operational Focal Point since 2017-03-02
Political Focal Point since 2017-03-02
Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate
11th Floor Kaguvi Building Cnr 4th and Central Avenue, Private Bag 7753, Causeway
Harare
Zimbabwe
Tel: + 263 470 1681-3
Fax: 011 263 4 791 759
Email: tmundoga@gmail.com