Focal Points

Contacts below are organized by country

Afghanistan

Mr. Zainul Abedin Abed

Operational Focal Point since 2022-01-29
Acting Director General
National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA)
H.Q. Sanatorium Street, Daru-I- Aman Road, 6th District
Kabul
Afghanistan
Email: techddg[a t ]nepa.gov.af; najib_rahman05[a t ]yahoo.com

Albania

Ms. Mirela Kumbaro Furxhi

Political Focal Point since 2021-11-15
Minister
Ministry of Tourism and Environment
Boulevard Dëshmorët e Kombit, No. 1,
Tirana 1001
Albania
Email: mirela.kumbaro(A T)turizmi.gov.al

Mr. Sofjan Jaupaj

Operational Focal Point since 2021-11-15
Director of Procurement and Parnerships
Ministry of Tourism and Environment
Boulevard Dëshmorët e Kombit, No. 1
Tirana 1001
Albania
Email: sofjan.jaupaj at turizmi.gov.al

Algeria

Ms. Manel El Ayoubi

Political Focal Point since 2022-10-17
Director of Environment and Sustainable Development
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministère des Affaires Etrangères - Plateau des Annassers
Algiers 16000
Algeria
Tel: +213 659 194 240
Email: nfp.mfa.gef(AT) mae.dz

Mr. Karim Baba

Operational Focal Point since 2021-11-17
Director of Urban Environment Policy
Ministry of Environment
Ministère de l'Environnement Rue Des 4 Canons
Algiers 16000
Algeria
Tel: +213 21 43 41 88
Email: baba.mate(A T)hotmail.com

Angola

Mr. Julio Ingles Joao Ferreira

Political Focal Point since 2022-04-21
Minister Advisor
Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Environment
Classicos Administrative Complex of Talation, Building 4, 7th floor
Luanda
Angola
Tel: +244 935 596 334
Email: chandalajif at yahoo.com

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(A T)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(at)gmail.com; dcblack11(at)yahoo.com

Argentina

Mrs. Corina Lehmann

Political Focal Point since 2022-02-17
Minister, 1st Class
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship
Esmeralda 1212, 14th Floor Office 1408
Buenos Aires 1007
Argentina
Tel: +5411 4819 7405
Email: digma(at)mrecic.gob.ar; leh(at)mrecic.gob.ar

Mr. Martin Manuel Illescas

Operational Focal Point since 2022-02-04
General Director of Projects with External Financing and International Cooperation
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
Street San Martin 451, 5th floor
Buenos Aires C1004AAI
Argentina
Tel: +54911 4348 8285
Email: millescas[a t ]ambiente.gob.ar; ncastillo[a t ]ambiente.gob.ar; pgarrera[a t ]ambiente.gob.ar

Armenia

H.E. Mr. Hakob Simidyan

Operational Focal Point since 2022-01-13
Political Focal Point since 2022-01-13
Minister
Ministry of Environment
3rd Government Bldg., Republic Sq.,
Yerevan 0010
Armenia
Tel: +37411 818 501
Fax: +3741 818 506
Email: h.simidyan(a t )env.am; ruzanna.grigoryan(a t )env.am; minenv(a t )env.am; interproject(a t )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(a t )dfat.gov.au

Austria

Ms. Victoria Schreitter

Political Focal Point since 2018-08-17
Advisor-Sustainable Development and Finance
Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance
Johannesgasse 5
Vienna A-1010
Austria
Tel: +43 1 51433 503083
Email: victoria.schreitter(a t )bmf.gv.at

Azerbaijan

Mr. Mukhtar Babayev

Political Focal Point since 2022-01-19
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(A T)eco.gov.az; emin.garabaghli(A T)eco.gov.az; az.mineco(A T)gmail.com; yashar.karimov(A T)eco.gov.az

Mr. Emin Garabaghli

Operational Focal Point since 2022-02-09
Head of Division of International Cooperation
Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources
Kazim Kazimzada Street 100A
Baku AZ1073
Azerbaijan
Tel: 994125375381
Fax: 994125375381
Email: emin.garabaghli(a t )eco.gov.az; emin.garabaghli(a t )gmail.com

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

Dr. Rhianna Neely-Murphy

Operational Focal Point since 2022-01-25
Director
Department of Environmental Planning and Protection
Ground Floor Charlotte House
Nassau
The Bahamas
Tel: +1 242 322 4546
Email: rneely at depp.gov.bs; rhiannaneely at 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

Ms. Sharifa Khan

Political Focal Point since 2022-09-06
Secretary
Economic Relations Division (ERD), Ministry of Finance
Room 03 & 04, Block 08 , Sher-e-Bangla Nagar
Dhaka 1207
Bangladesh
Tel: +8802 4811 7636
Fax: +8802 9180788
Email: secretary at erd.gov.bd; sharifanaser at gmail.com

Dr. Farhina Ahmed

Operational Focal Point since 2022-05-22
Secretary
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Dhaka 1000
Bangladesh
Tel: +880255100433
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

Mr. Charley Browne

Operational Focal Point since 2022-02-14
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Environment and National Beautification
10th Floor, Warrens Tower II
Warrens, St. Michael
Barbados
Tel: +246 535 4353
Fax: +246 535 4377
Email: charley.browne at barbados.gov.bb; ron.goodridge 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

Council Member for the constituency of Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Hungary, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Türkiye since 2022-01-10, Operational Focal Point
Operational Focal Point since 2022-01-10
Attaché
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

Mrs. Jeanne Adanbiokou Akakpo

Council Member for the constituency of Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo since 2022-11-07, Political Focal Point
Deputy Minister (Directrice de Cabinet du Ministre)
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
Cotonou, Littoral
Benin
Tel: +229 66 33 63 63
Email: jadanbiokouakakpo at gouv.bj

Mr. Mémanton Boni Yalla

Operational Focal Point since 2022-11-07
Director of Planning, Administration and Finance
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
Cotonou
Benin
Tel: +229 97 47 88 56
Email: mboniyalla(at)gouv.bj

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. Loday Tsheten

Operational Focal Point since 2022-10-24
Director
Department of Macro-fiscal and Development Finance, Ministry of Finance
Post Box 127,Tashichho Dzong
Thimphu
Bhutan
Email: ltsheten[a t ]mof.gov.bt; wnamgay[a t ]mof.gov.bt; dhendruptshering[a t ]mof.gov.bt

Bolivia

Mr. Carlos David Guachalla Terrazas

Operational Focal Point since 2021-07-14
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 69060164
Email: david.guachalla(a t )planificacion.gob.bo; marcelo.laura(a t )vipfe.gob.bo; edson.apaza(a t )planificacion.gob.bo

Bosnia-Herzegovina

Assistant Professor, Mr. Senad Oprasic

Council Member for the constituency of Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine since 2021-11-17, Operational Focal Point
Operational Focal Point since 2021-11-17
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 at yahoo.com; senad.oprasic at mvteo.gov.ba

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

Botswana

Mr. Khulekani Mpofu

Council Member for the constituency of Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Eswatini, Zambia, Zimbabwe since 2022-01-10, Operational Focal Point
Operational Focal Point since 2022-01-10
Chief Natural Resources Officer
Department of Environmental Affairs
Private Bag 0068
Gaborone
Botswana
Tel: +267 3975550
Email: khmpofu[a t ]gov.bw

Ms. Abigail Lillian Engleton

Political Focal Point since 2022-01-10
Deputy Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism
Private Bag BO199
Gaborone
Botswana
Tel: +267 3647919
Email: aengleton(a t )gov.bw

Brazil

Mr. Vitor Bahia Diniz

Council Member for the constituency of Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador since 2022-08-23, Political Focal Point
Head of the Division for Environmental Policy and Sustainability
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Esplanada dos Ministérios, Bloco H
Brasilia, DF 70170-900
Brazil
Tel: +55 61 2030 9556
Email: vitor.bahia(A T)itamaraty.gov.br; dipas(A T)itamaraty.gov.br; Marcus.barretto(A T)economia.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. 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
Email: nanasomanegre at yahoo.fr

Burundi

Prof. Sanctus Niragira

Political Focal Point since 2022-10-05
Minister
Ministry of Environment, Agriculture and Livestock
Avenue Triomphe / Q Musinzira, Gitega
Bujumbura 1850
Burundi
Tel: +257 71509242/ +257 77789823
Email: nirsanctus(a t )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
Bujumbura
Burundi
Email: ndorimel at yahoo.fr; deo.bukeyeneza at gmail.com

Cabo Verde

Mr. Alexandre Nevsky Medina Rodrigues

Operational Focal Point since 2021-10-08
Political Focal Point since 2021-10-08
National Director of Environment
Ministry of Agriculture and Environment
Rua Visconde S. Januario, CP 115, Ponta Belem
Praia, Ilha de Santiago 7600
Cabo Verde Cabo Verde
Tel: +238 333 73 95/ 333 84 87/ 333 75 13
Email: nevskyrodrigues(AT) gmail.com, alexandre.m.rodrigues(AT) maa.gov.cv

Cambodia

H.E. Mr. Sao Sopheap

Political Focal Point since 2019-02-01
Secretary of State
Ministry of Environment
Morodok Techo Building, Lot 503, Road along Bassac River, Sangkat Tonle Bassac, Chamkarmon
Phnom Penh
Cambodia
Tel: +855 12 971 222
Fax: +855 23 212 540
Email: saosopheap(a t )yahoo.com

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(AT) online.com.kh

Cameroon

H.E. Pierre Hele

Political Focal Point since 2010-04-01
Minister
Ministry of Environment and Protection of Nature
B.P. 320
Yaounde, Center Region
Cameroon
Tel: +237 222233423
Email: minepcabinet(at)yahoo.fr

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[a t ]yahoo.fr, unusahaman71[a t ]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(at)international.gc.ca; tatyana.abou-chaker(at)international.gc.ca; emily.simmons(at)international.gc.ca; antoine.bouchardpaquet(at)international.gc.ca; catherine.potvin(at)international.gc.ca; dorothy.uy(at)international.gc.ca; rebecca.niezen(at)ec.gc.ca

Central African Republic

Mr. Thierry Kamach

Political Focal Point since 2018-02-06
Ministre
Ministere de l'Environnement et du Developpement Durable
Bangui
Central African Republic
Tel: +00236 75 50 16 25 / 00236 72 35 18 04
Email: thierrykamach at gmail.com

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(a t )gmail.com; lambertgnapelet(a t )yahoo.fr

Chad

Mr. Mahamat Hanno

Political Focal Point since 2022-10-31
Ministre
Ministere de l’Environnement, de la Peche et du Developpement Durable
N’Djamena 1769
Tchad
Tel: +235 22 5250 00
Email: faygardia(a t )gmail.com

Mr. Faycal Abdelkerim Gardia

Operational Focal Point since 2022-10-21
Point Focal Operationnel
Ministere de L’Environnement, de la Peche et du Developpement Durable
Ndjamena
Chad
Tel: +235 66283065
Email: faygardia at gmail.com

Chile

Ms. Constance Nalegach

Political Focal Point since 2022-07-12
Head International Affairs Office
Ministry of the Environment
San Martin 73
Santiago
Chile
Tel: +56 225735831
Email: cnalegach[a t ]mma.gob.cl

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 at 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(AT) mof.gov.cn

Mr. Xiang Peng

Operational Focal Point since 2019-09-26
Deputy Director
Ministry of Finance
No.3 Nansanxiang Sanlihe
Beijing 100820
China
Tel: +861068552485
Fax: +861068552483
Email: zjc(a t )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(A T)cancilleria.gov.co; monica.isaza(A T)cancilleria.gov.co; paula.sanmiguel(A T)cancilleria.gov.co

Ms. Natalia Currea Dereser

Operational Focal Point since 2022-10-20
Head of International Affairs Office
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
Calle 37 No. 8 - 40
Bogota, Cundinamarca
Colombia
Tel: +571 3323400
Email: ncurread(A T)minambiente.gov.co; lbermudez(A T)minambiente.gov.co; ybejerano(A T)minambiente.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(A T)yahoo.fr; abdouchamed(A T)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 at 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(a t )gmail.com; godendaukila(a t )yahoo.fr; jean_ilunga(a t )yahoo.fr; berchmans57(a t )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 at cookislands.gov.ck, siai.taylor at cookislands.gov.ck

Mr. Halatoa Fua

Operational Focal Point since 2022-02-02
Director
National Environment Service
PO Box 371
Avarua, Raratonga
Cook Islands
Tel: +682 21 256
Email: halatoa_fua(A T)cookislands.gov.ck; hayley.weeks(A T)cookislands.gov.ck

Costa Rica

Mr. Franz Tattenbach Capra

Political Focal Point since 2022-05-10
Minister
Ministry of Environment and Energy of Costa Rica
Frente Iglesia Votivo Sagrado Corazón, Barrio Francisco Peralta
San Jose, San Jose 10101
Costa Rica
Tel: +506 22575456
Email: ftattenbach(a t )minae.go.cr

Ms. Enid Chaverri-Tapia

Operational Focal Point since 2018-05-29
Director of International Cooperation
Ministry of Environment and Energy of Costa Rica
Frente Iglesia Votivo Sagrado Corazon, Barrio Francisco Peralta
San Jose 10101
Costa Rica
Tel: +506 22580069
Email: enid.chaverri at gmail.com; echaverri at 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(AT) yahoo.fr; alimat53(AT) yahoo.fr

Mrs. Alimata Kone

Operational Focal Point since 2022-01-24
Permanent Secretary
CNFEM (GEF NATIONAL COMMISSION)
Immeuble Jeceda 3 E Etage, Porte 32 01 BP 12301
Abidjan 01
Cote d'Ivoire
Tel: +225 27 20 22 81 03
Email: alimat53(a t )yahoo.fr

Croatia

Mr. Mario Siljeg

Political Focal Point since 2017-11-14
State Secretary
Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development
Ulica Grada Vukovara 220
Zagreb 10000
Croatia
Tel: +385 1 6307 411
Fax: +385 1 6307 426
Email: mario.siljeg(a t )mingor.hr

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 at 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(a t )citma.gob.cu; pruiz(a t )citma.gob.cu

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(AT) mzp.cz

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[a t ]mzp.cz

Denmark

Ms. Emilie Wieben

Council Member for the constituency of Denmark, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway since 2022-02-14, Political Focal Point
Operational Focal Point since 2022-02-14
Chief Advisor, Dept. for Green Diplomacy and Climate
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Asiatisk Plads 2
Copenhagen K 1448
Denmark
Email: emiwie(A T)um.dk; nanlau(A T)um.dk; kanrl(A T)mim.dk

Djibouti

His Excellency Moussa Mohamed Ahmed

Political Focal Point since 2018-01-11
Minister
Ministry of Housing, Urban Planning and Environment
Commune de Boulaos
Djibouti
Djibouti
Tel: + 253 21 35 10 97
Fax: +253 21 35 1618
Email: okar2001[a t ]hotmail.com

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(a t )gmail.com

Dominica

Ms. Mandra Fagan

Political Focal Point since 2021-04-28
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Environment, Rural Modernization and Kalinago Upliftment
First Floor, Financial Center, Kennedy Avenue
Roseau
Dominica
Tel: +767 266 3982
Email: psenvironment(A T)dominica.gov.dm

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(AT) dominica.gov.dm

Dominican Republic

Mr. Jorge Mera Orlando

Political Focal Point since 2020-10-20
Ministro de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales
Ave. Cayetano Germosén esq. Ave. Gregorio Luperón, Ensanche El Pedregal
Santo Diomingo 11107
Dominican Republic
Tel: +1809 567 4300 Ext 6417
Email: orlando.jorge(a t )ambiente.gob.do; nflores(a t )ambiente.gob.do; cambio.climatico(a t )ambiente.gob.do

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(AT) ambiente.gob.do; rosa.otero(AT) ambiente.gob.do; daniel.cabrera(AT) ambiente.gob.do

Ecuador

Mr. Walter Schuldt

Political Focal Point since 2021-12-01
Director of Environment and Sustainable Development
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility
10 de Agosto E1-76
Quito 170526
Ecuador
Tel: +593 2 299 3200 Ext 11550
Email: wschuldt(AT) cancilleria.gob.ec; dads(AT) cancilleria.gob.ec

Mr. José Luis Naula

Operational Focal Point since 2021-01-25
Coordinador - Dirección de Cooperación Internacional
Ministerio del Ambiente y Agua del Ecuador
Quito
Ecuador
Tel: +593 022987600 ext 1530 / +593 096 051 9392
Email: jose.naula[a t ]ambiente.gob.ec; jose.luis.naula[a t ]gmail.com

Egypt

Eng. Ali Abo Sena

Operational Focal Point since 2021-09-13
Chief Executive Officer
Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency
30, Misr Helwan El-Zyrae Rd.
Cairo, Maadi 11728
Egypt
Tel: +202 252 56445 / +202 252 56450
Fax: +202 252 56454
Email: ceo.eeaa(a t )eeaa.gov.eg; gefunitegypt(a t )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(A T)marn.gob.sv; despacho(A T)marn.gob.sv

Ms. Eva Maria Colorado Panameño

Operational Focal Point since 2022-09-07
Director of International Cooperation and Climate Change
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
Km 5 ½ Carretera a Santa Tecla, Calle y Colonia Las Mercedes, (Instalaciones ISTA) Edificion MARN No. 1
San Salvador
El Salvador
Tel: +503 2132 9680; +503 7634 8833
Email: eva.colorado(AT) marn.gob.sv; gmenendez(AT) 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[a t ]yahoo.es; bindageneme[a t ]gmail.com

Mr. Antonio Micha Ondo Angue

Operational Focal Point since 2017-03-22
Director Nacional
Instituto Nacional para la Conservacion de Medio Ambiente
Ministerio Bosques y Medio Ambiente, Planta 3, Av. Malabo 2
Malabo
Equatorial Guinea
Tel: +240 555 483 477
Email: ammicha025(A T)gmail.com; asunmiseng(A T)gmail.com

Eritrea

Mr. Tesfai G. Selassie Sebhatu

Political Focal Point since 2021-02-16
The Minister
Ministry of Land, Water and Environment
Denden Street
Asmara 976
Eritrea
Tel: +291 1 126 112
Fax: +291 1 123285
Email: tesgsstesfu(AT) gmail.com

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(A T)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[a t ]envir.ee

Ms. Kerli Kiili

Operational Focal Point since 2021-04-07
Director General, International Affairs Department
Ministry of the Environment
Narva mnt 7a
Tallinn 15172
Estonia
Tel: +372 626 2841
Fax: +372 626n2801
Email: kerli.kiili at envir.ee

Eswatini

Ms. Khangezine Glory Mabuza

Operational Focal Point since 2022-04-22
Political Focal Point since 2022-04-22
Principal Secretary
Ministry of Tourism and Environmental Affairs
P.O. Box 2652
Mbabane H100
Eswatini
Tel: +268 24046632
Fax: +268 24046438
Email: khange[a t ]hotmail.com

Ethiopia

Dr. Nemera Gebeyehu Mamo

Political Focal Point since 2022-09-14
State Minister
Ministry of Planning and Development
In front of Yakatit 12 Hospital, PO Box 4472
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia
Tel: +251 111 40 30 50/53
Email: getnemera(A T)gmail.com

Mr. Abas Mohammed Ali

Operational Focal Point since 2022-09-14
Director
Ministry of Planning and Development
In front of Yakatit 12 Hospital, P.O. Box 4472
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia
Tel: +251 111 40 30 50/53
Email: abas.mohammed5 at gmail.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(AT) gmail.com

Mr. Joshua WYCLIFFE

Operational Focal Point since 2016-05-03
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Waterways & Environment
Level 4, Bali Tower, 318 Toorak Road
Suva 679
Fiji
Tel: 3383155
Email: joshua.wycliffe[a t ]govnet.gov.fj

Finland

Mrs. Anna Merrifield

Political Focal Point since 2022-08-30
Counsellor, Director of the Unit for Climate and Environmental Diplomacy
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland
Laivastokatu 22 A
Heksinki 00160
Finland
Tel: +358 50 599 2419
Email: anna.merrifield(at)formin.fi; milena.hakanpaa(at)formin.fi; saija.vuola(at)gov.fi

Ms. Milena Hakanpää

Operational Focal Point since 2022-08-30
Attaché, Desk Officer for UN Environmental Policy
Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
Laivastokatu 22 A
Helsinki 00160
Finland
Tel: +358 50 407 0354
Email: milena.hakanpaa[a t ]formin.fi; saija.vuola[a t ]gov.fi

France

Mrs. Stephanie Bouziges-Eschmann

Operational Focal Point since 2018-09-04
Secretary General
French Facility for Global Environment (FEM)
5 Rue Roland Barthes
Paris 12 75598
France
Tel: +33 1 53 44 48 91
Email: bouziges-eschmanns(a t )afd.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 at gmail.com

Gambia

Dr. Badgie Dawda

Operational Focal Point since 2022-07-07
Executive Director
National Environment Agency
Gambia Environment House, Jimpex Road Kanifing
Banjul
The Gambia
Tel: +220 4399423/ 4399425
Fax: +220 4399430
Email: dawda.badgie(a t )nea.gm; badgiedawda(a t )gmail.com

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(a t )mepa.gov.ge

Ms. Nino Tkhilava

Operational Focal Point since 2021-11-17
Head of Department
Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia
6, Marshall Gelovani Ave.
Tbilisi 0159
Georgia
Tel: +995 32 272 72 50
Email: nino.tkhilava at mepa.gov.ge; ntkhilava at gmail.com

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(A T)bmz.bund.de; sylvia.schmidt(A T)bmz.bund.de; rene.roesler(A T)giz.de; Alexander.nawrath(A T)giz.de

Ghana

Dr, Kwaku Afriyie

Political Focal Point since 2022-03-03
Hon. Minister
Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation
Ministries Post Office, P.O. Box M232
Accra, Greater Accra Region GA-107-3073
Ghana
Email: kwaku.afriyie at mesti.gov.gh; calamus54 at gmail.com

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 at hotmail.com; icacquah2012 at gmail.com

Greece

Mr. Gregory Dimitriadis

Political Focal Point since 2019-10-07
Secretary General for International Economic Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1 Vasilissis Sofia Av.
Athens 10671
Greece
Tel: +30 210 3684801 / 4802
Email: secgenoffice(at)mfa.gr

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(A T)mnec.gr

Grenada

Dr. Kelvin Michael George

Operational Focal Point since 2020-04-29
Director
Ministry of Finance, Planning, Economic Development and Physical Development
Department of Economic and Technical Cooperation, Financial Complex, Carenage
St. George's
Grenada
Tel: +473 435 8889
Email: kelvingeorge.kg[a t ]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 at marn.gob.gt; ivortiz at marn.gob.gt; jcdiaz at marn.gob.gt

Ms. Jenifer Andrea Calderón Cintora

Operational Focal Point since 2022-01-26
Chief International Cooperation Unit
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of Guatemala
7 Avenue 03-67, Zone 13
Guatemala 01013
Guatemala
Tel: +502 24 23 05 09
Email: jacalderon(AT) marn.gob.gt; metayun(AT) marn.gob.gt; jenifer.cintora.marn(AT) gmail.com

Guinea

Ms. Louopou Lamah

Political Focal Point since 2022-01-25
Minister
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
Lansebounyi, Coleah
Conakry BP 786
Guinea
Tel: +224 629 23 31 45
Email: louopoul2004(at)gmail.com

Mr. Fodé Toure

Operational Focal Point since 2022-08-18
General Director of Environment and Natural Capital Fund
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
Neighborhood of Camayenne Town of Dixinn
Conakry 224
Guinea
Tel: +224611512323
Email: fodetoure350(AT) 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(AT) gmail.com

Mr. Lourenco Antonio Vaz

Operational Focal Point since 2020-08-10
General Director of Environment
Ministry of Natural Resources
P O Box 399
Bissau
Guinea Bissau
Tel: 011 245 721 2741/245 664 0959
Fax: 011 245 201753
Email: vaz_coni61 at yahoo.com.br

Guyana

Hon. Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo

Political Focal Point since 2021-01-21
Vice President
Office of the President
Shiv Chanderpaul Drive
Georgetown
Guyana
Tel: +592 227 3102
Email: vpguy2020(AT) gmail.com; tracy.smith.decc(AT) op.gov.gy

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[a t ]epaguyana.org

Haiti

Mr. James Cadet

Political Focal Point since 2021-08-04
Minister
Ministry of Environment
Parc Industriel Sonapi
Port-Au-Prince HT 6110
Haiti
Email: james.cadet(at)mde.gouv.ht; jamescadet001(at)gmail.com

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(a t )yahoo.fr; haitigefofp(a t )gmail.com; moisejp8(a t )hotmail.com

Honduras

Mr. Lucky Halach Medina Estrada

Political Focal Point since 2022-02-16
Minister
Secretaría de Energía, Recursos Naturales, Ambiente y Minas
Edificio Principal, 200 metros al Sur del Estadio Nacional
Tegucigalpa
Honduras
Tel: +504 2232 9200 ext. 201
Email: luckymedina(a t )miambiente.gob.hn; despachoministerial(a t )miambiente.gob.hn; cooperacion(a t )miambiente.gob.hn

Mr. Malcolm Stufkens

Operational Focal Point since 2022-06-03
Subsecretario de Estado
Secretaría de Energía, Recursos Naturales, Ambiente y Minas
100 Metros al Sur del Estadio Nacional
Tegucigalpa, Distrito Central 11101
Honduras
Tel: +504 2232 9200 Ext. 201
Email: malcolmstufkens[a t ]miambiente.gob.hn; subsecretariaambiente[a t ]miambiente.gob.hn; cooperacion[a t ]miambiente.gob.hn

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(a t )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(AT) gov.in

Mr. Neelesh Kumar Sah

Operational Focal Point since 2021-09-13
Joint Secretary
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India
Room No. A-206, Second Floor, Agni Wing, Indira Paryavaran Bhavan, Jor Bagh Road
New Delhi, Delhi 110003
India
Tel: +91 11 24695130
Email: sahnk(AT) cag.gov.in; kaushik.rishi(AT) nic.in; sharath.kr(AT) gov.in; subrato.paul(AT) nic.in; shailja.19(AT) 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 at embassyofindonesia.org

Ms. Ibu Laksmi DHEWANTHI

Operational Focal Point since 2015-08-20
Senior Advisor to the Minister on Industry and International Trade
Ministry of Environment and Forestry
Manggala Wanabakti Building, Block 1, 3rd Floor, Jl. Gatot Subroto
Jakarta 10270
Indonesia
Tel: (62-21) 5730205
Fax: (62-21) 5730385
Email: ldhewanthi at gmail.com

Iran

Mr. Seyyed Hossein Mousavifar

Council Member for the constituency of Iran since 2022-02-14, Operational Focal Point
Operational Focal Point since 2022-02-14
Head of International Affairs & Convention Center
Department of Environment
Pardisan Park, Hakim Highway,
Tehran
The Islamic Republic of Iran
Tel: +982155233378
Email: s.h.mousavifar(AT) ut.ac.ir; iac(AT) doa.ir

Mrs. Hosna Khalvandi

Political Focal Point since 2022-02-14
Second Secretary, Department of Environment and Energy
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Kooshk Mesri St., Ferdowsi Ave.,
Tehran
The Islamic Republic of Iran
Tel: +982 161154353
Email: hosnakhalvandi(A T)gmail.com

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 at gmail.com; moen_iraq at yahoo.com

Dr. Jasim Abdulazeez Humadi ALMOHAMADI

Operational Focal Point since 2016-02-02
Deputy Minister for Environmental Affairs
Ministry of Health and Environment
Almasbah Street / Al-Karad P.O. Box 10062
Baghdad 10069
Iraq
Tel: +00964 01 7177828
Email: moen_iraq(AT) yahoo.com; moen.iraq(AT) gmail.com

Ireland

Ms. Emer Griffin

Political Focal Point since 2022-03-22
Deputy Director
Department of the Environment Climate and Communications
29-31 Adelaide Road
Dublin D02 X285
Ireland
Tel: +00 353 1 6782364
Email: emer.griffin(A T)decc.gov.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(A T)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 at sviva.gov.il

Italy

Ms. Gisella Berardi

Council Member for the constituency of Italy since 2021-11-24, Political Focal Point
Senior Advisor
Ministry of the Economy and Finance
Via XX Settembre 97
Rome 00187
Italy
Tel: +39 06 476141
Email: gisella.berardi(A T)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(a t )yahoo.com; gillian.guthrie(a t )megjc.gov.jm

Japan

Mr. Shinichiro Kurasawa

Political Focal Point since 2021-07-02
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 at mof.go.jp; umi.shibasaki at mof.go.jp; kazuhiro.mukai at mof.go.jp

Jordan

Mr. Marwan Al-Refai

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

Kazakhstan

Ms. Zulfiya Suleimenova

Operational Focal Point since 2022-03-14
Political Focal Point since 2022-03-14
Vice-Minister
Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources
Mangilik El Street, 8
Nur-Sultan 010000
Republic of Kazakhstan
Tel: +7717274-00-69, +7717274 36 66
Email: z.suleimenova(AT) ecogeo.gov.kz

Kenya

Mr. Keriako Tobiko

Political Focal Point since 2018-03-19
Cabinet Secretary
Ministry of Environment and Forestry
NHIF Building, 12th Floor P.O.Box 30126-00100
Nairobi
Kenya
Tel: +254-0-202730808/ 9
Email: cs(A T)environment.go.ke

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(A T)gmail.com

Kiribati

Ms. Saitofi Mika

Political Focal Point since 2022-11-14
Secretary - MELAD
Ministry of Environment, Lands and Agricultural Development
P.O. Box 234
Bikenibeu, South Tarawa
Kiribati
Tel: +686 752 28211
Email: secretary(A T)melad.gov.ki

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(at)gmail.com; decd(at)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:

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

Mr. Liburn Aliu

Political Focal Point since 2022-10-11
Minister
Ministry of Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure
Bilindja Building, 17th floor
Prishtina 10000
Republic of Kosova
Tel: +383 38 200 32004
Email: liburn.aliu(AT) rks-gov.net

Mr. Baton Begolli

Operational Focal Point since 2021-08-11
Ministry of the Environment
Pristina
Kosovo
Tel: +38344 / +503 914
Email: baton.begolli[a t ]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(AT) 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 at elcat.kg; envforest at elcat.kg

Mrs. Dinara Kutmanova

Operational Focal Point since 2021-02-01
Director
The State Agency on Environment Protection and Forestry of the Kyrgyz Republic
142 Gorky St.
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan 720005
Kyrgyz Republic
Tel: +996 312 54 50 57
Fax: +996 312 54 50 91
Email: envforest(a t )elcat.kg

Lao PDR

Mr. Phouvong Luangxaysana

Political Focal Point since 2020-10-30
Vice Minister
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
P.O. Box 7864, Nong Beuk Road
Vientiane Capital 01010
Lao PDR
Email: phouvongl(at)hotmail.com

Mr. Virana Sonnasinh

Operational Focal Point since 2020-10-30
Director General
Department of Planning and Finance
P.O. Box 7864, Nong Beuk Road
Vientiane Capital
Lao PDR
Email: virana.sonnasinh[a t ]gmail.com; ssbandhit[a t ]gmail.com; bounpakone2020[a t ]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(A T)varam.gov.lv

Lebanon

Dr. Yassin Naser

Operational Focal Point since 2021-10-20
Political Focal Point since 2021-10-20
Minister
Ministry of Environment
Lazariebi Building, Bloc A3, Floor 8
Beirut 112727
Lebanon
Tel: +00961 1976555
Fax: +00961 1976530
Email: minister[a t ]moe.gov.lb; n.khoury[a t ]moe.gov.lb; climatechange[a t ]moe.gov.lb

Lesotho

Ms. Moliehi Augustina Moejane

Political Focal Point since 2022-08-24
Principal Secretary
Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture
P.O. Box 52
Maseru 100
Lesotho
Fax: +266 22311139
Email: moliehimoejane(A T)gmail.com

Ms. Qongqong Hoohlo

Operational Focal Point since 2022-11-04
Acting Director - Department of Environment
Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture
6th Floor Post Office Building, P.O. Box 10993
Maseru 100
Lesotho
Tel: + 26622320534
Fax: +25522311139
Email: qhoohlo[a t ]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(at)epa.gov.lr

Libya

Dr. Ibrahim Alarabi Munir

Political Focal Point since 2021-05-25
Minister of Environment
Ministry of Environment
P.O. Box 83618, El-Gheran
Tripoli
Libya
Tel: +218 92 520 5627
Email: ibr.mohamed(AT) sebhau.edu.ly

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(A T)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
Email: miguel.marques(at)fi.etat.lu

Madagascar

Madame Baomiavotse Vahinala Raharinirina

Political Focal Point since 2020-03-18
Ministre
Ministere de l'Environnement et du Developpement Durable
Antananarivo
Madagascar
Email: vahinala at gmail.com

Monsieur Hery Andriamirado Rakotondravony

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

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(a t )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[a t ]yahoo.com

Malaysia

Mr. Che Kodir Baharum

Political Focal Point since 2020-08-14
Director
Economic Planning Unit, Prime Minister’s Department
Environmental and Natural Resources Division, Persiaran Sultan Sallahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Presint 1
62662 Federal Territory of Purajaya
Malaysia
Tel: +603 88723230
Email: kodir.baharum(at)epu.gov.my

Ms. Noor Afifah Abdul Razak

Operational Focal Point since 2022-03-23
Deputy Secretary General (Environment)
Ministry of Environment and Water
Level 4, Block F11, Complex F Lebuh Perdana Timur, Presint 1
Putrajaya 62000
Malaysia
Tel: +603 8091 7040
Email: noorafifah(a t )kasa.gov.my; sugumari(a t )kasa.gov.my; farid(a t )kasa.gov.my; marhaini(a t )kasa.gov.my; sheela(a t )kasa.gov.my

Maldives

Dr. Abdulla Naseer

Political Focal Point since 2018-12-28
Minister of State for Environment
Ministry of Environment
Green Building, Handhuvaree Hingun
Male 20332
Maldives
Tel: +960 3018300
Fax: +960 3018301
Email: abdulla.naseer(AT) 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(at)environment.gov.mv

Mali

Mr. Bamoussa Kone

Political Focal Point since 2018-08-15
National Director of Development Planning
Ministry of Economy and Finance
Immeuble des Finances ACI 2000 Hamdalaye
Bamako 234
Mali
Tel: +223 20 22 57 53, +223 20 22 53 39
Fax: +223 20 22 77 16
Email: bamoussakone[a t ]yahoo.fr

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[a t ]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(A T)gmail.com

Mauritania

Ms. Lalya Kamara

Operational Focal Point since 2022-10-24
Political Focal Point since 2022-10-24
Minister
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
Street 21-185 No. 838 Ksar, BP:170
Nouakchott
Mauritania
Tel: +222 45 24 31 39
Fax: +222 45 24 31 39
Email: lal_kam(at)hotmail.com; koita.ali(at)outlook.com; lafdel(at)environment.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(at)govmu.org; fssecretariat(at)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: fssecretariat at govmu.org; mofsec at govmu.org

Mexico

Mrs. Laura Elisa Aguirre Tellez

Council Member for the constituency of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela since 2022-04-28, Political Focal Point
Director General
Ministry of Finance and Public Credit
Insurgentes Sur No. 1971, Torre III, Piso3, Col. Guadalupe Inn, Alcaldía Álvaro Obregón
Mexico City 01020
Mexico
Tel: +52 55 3688 1873
Email: laura_aguirre(at)hacienda.gob.mx; flor_hernandezr(at)hacienda.gob.mx; noemi_hernandez(at)hacienda.gob.mx

Mrs. Noemi Hernández Rodriguez Borjas

Operational Focal Point since 2022-01-18
Director
Ministry of Finance and Public Credit
Insurgentes Sur No. 1971, Torre III, Piso 3, Col. Guadalupe Inn, Alcaldía Álvaro Obregón
Mexico City 01020
Mexico
Tel: +52 5536882616
Email: noemi_hernandez(AT) 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(A T)gmail.com; chigiyal67(A T)fsmgov.org

Honorable Mr. Andrew Yatilman

Operational Focal Point since 2008-03-12
Secretary/Minister
Department of Environment, Climate Change and Emergency Management
PS-69
Palikir, Pohnpei FM96941
Micronesia Micronesia
Tel: + 691 320 8814/8815
Fax: 011 691 320 8936
Email: climate(AT) mail.fm; decem.fsm(AT) gmail.com

Moldova

Ms. Iordanca-Rodica Iordanov

Political Focal Point since 2022-04-19
State Secretary
Ministry of Environment
162 Stefancel Mare si Sfant Blvd
Chisinau MD-2004
Republic of Moldova
Tel: +373 022 204 561
Email: iordanca-rodica.iordanov(AT) mediu.gov.md

Mr. Petru Tataru

Operational Focal Point since 2022-04-21
Head of Policy Analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation Department
Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Moldova
162 Stefan Cel Mare Si Sfant Blvd.
Chisinau MD-2004 MD 2004
Republic of Moldova
Tel: +373 22 20 4567
Email: petru.tataru(at)mediu.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 at mfa.gov.mn; dep01-3 at mfa.gov.mn

Ms. Tserendulam Shagdarsuren

Operational Focal Point since 2022-06-20
Director General of Climate Change Department
Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia
Government Building 2, United Nations Street 5/2, Chingel Tei District
Ulaanbaatar 15160
Mongolia
Tel: +976 11 321401
Email: tserendulam at met.gov.mn; tserendulamsh at gmail.com

Montenegro

Mr. Ratko Mitrovic

Political Focal Point since 2022-04-01
Minister
Ministry of Ecology, Spatial Planning and Urbanism of Montenegro
IV Proleterske Brigade 19
Podgorica 81000
Montenegro
Tel: +38220446339
Email: kabinet(a t )mepg.gov.me

Ms. Milica Sarancic

Operational Focal Point since 2022-04-01
Head of Division for EU Integration and International Cooperation
Ministry of Ecology, Spatial Planning and Urbanism of Montenegro
IV Proleterske Brigade 19
Podgorica 81000
Montenegro
Tel: +38220446257
Email: milica.sarancic[a t ]mepg.gov.me

Morocco

Mr. Mohamed Benyahia

Political Focal Point since 2018-04-05
Secretaire General
Secretariat d'Etat charge du Developpement Durable
Number 9, Avenue Al Araar Secteur 16 Hay Riad
Rabat 10000
Morocco
Tel: + 212 37 57 66 47
Fax: 011 212 37 57 04 47
Email: benyahia(A T)environnement.gov.ma; sg(A T)environnement.gov.ma

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(a t )gmail.com; firadi(a t )environnement.gov.ma; dpcc(a t )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(a t )gmail.com

Mr. Eduardo Baixo

Operational Focal Point since 2022-08-31
Head of Department of Mitigation and Low Carbon Development
Ministry of Land and Environment
Rua da Resistencia No 17467, 6º Andar
Maputo 2020
Mozambique
Tel: +258844777322
Email: ebaixo(at)hotmail.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(at)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(at)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(A T)gmail.com

Nepal

Mr. Krishna Hari Pushkar

Political Focal Point since 2022-11-14
Secretary
Ministry of Finance
Singhadurbar
Kathmandu, Bagmati
Nepal
Tel: +977 1 4211161
Email: khpushkar(AT) mof.gov.np; ypandey(AT) mof.gov.np

Mr. Ishwori Prasad Aryal

Operational Focal Point since 2021-09-29
Joint Secretary
International Economic Cooperation Coordination Division (IECCD), Ministry of Finance
Kathmandu, Bagmati Province 446600
Nepal
Tel: +977 01 4211837
Email: iaryal(A T)mof.gov.np

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(at)minbuza.nl

New Zealand

Mr. James Brennan

Political Focal Point since 2022-10-17
Advisor - Climate Change and Environment
New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
195 Lambton Quay
Wellington 6160
New Zealand
Tel: +64 4 439 8000
Email: james.brennan(a t )mfat.govt.nz

Ms. Andrea Stewart

Operational Focal Point since 2012-10-07
Senior Adviser
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, International Development Group (IDG)
195 Lambton Quay
Wellington 6160
New Zealand
Tel: : +64 4 439 8368
Fax: 011 64 4 439 8517
Email: andrea.stewart[a t ]mfat.govt.nz; james brennan[a t ]mfat.govt.nz

Nicaragua

Mrs. Fanny Sumaya Castillo Lara

Political Focal Point since 2019-05-08
Ministra
Ministerio del Ambiente y los Recursos Naturales (MARENA)
Kilometro 12 1/2 Carretera Norte
Managua, Managua 5123
Nicaragua
Tel: +505 22631273
Email: sumayacastillolara at gmail.com

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 at gmail.com

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 at yahoo.fr

Mr. Yakoubou Mahaman Sani

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

Nigeria

Ms. Sharon Ikeazor

Political Focal Point since 2022-03-02
Honourable Minister of State
Federal Ministry of Environment
Mabushi Headquarters
Abuja, FCT 234
Nigeria
Email: sharon.ikeazor(AT) environment.gov.ng; olivesharon(AT) gmail.com

Mr. Stanley Jonah

Operational Focal Point since 2020-10-19
Director
Federal Ministry of Environment
Mabushi
Abuja, FCT 23409
Nigeria
Tel: +2348034500728
Email: husseini.ambo(at)gmail.com

Niue

Ms. Peleni Talagi

Political Focal Point since 2019-03-12
Acting Secretary to Government
Office of the Secretary to Government
PO Box 40
Alofi 9974
Niue Island
Tel: +683 4228
Email: peleni.talagi(A T)mail.gov.nu

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 at 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(A T)moepp.gov.mk

Ms. Vesna INDOVA

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
North Macedonia
Tel: +389 2 3251 440
Fax: +389 2 3220 165
Email: v.indova(AT) moepp.gov.mk; VESNAINDOVA(AT) YAHOO.COM

Norway

Mr. Alf Friiso

Political Focal Point since 2022-06-03
Senior Advisor
Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Postboks 8114 Dep
Oslo 0032
Norway
Tel: +47 41293707
Email: alf.yngve.friiso(a t )mfa.no; lauren.celine.naville.gisnas(a t )norad.no; lagi(a t )norad.no; lauren.c.gisnas(a t )norad.no; guri.sandborg(a t )kld.dep.no

Oman

H.E. Dr. Muhammad Nasser Al-Zaabi

Political Focal Point since 2020-12-22
Chairman
Civil Aviation Authority
P.O. Box: 1, P.C: 111, Muscat International Airport
Muscat
Sultanate of Oman
Tel: +96824354441 / 442 / 445
Fax: +96824354544
Email: m.alzaabi[a t ]paca.gov.om

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(a t )met.gov.om; n.alzaabi(a t )paca.gov.om

Pakistan

Mr. Syed Mujtaba Hussain

Operational Focal Point since 2021-11-29
Political Focal Point since 2021-11-29
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(at)gmail.com; mujtaba.gov(at)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(AT) palaugov.org

Ms. Charlene Mersai

Operational Focal Point since 2021-04-02
National Environment Coordinator
National Environmental Protection Council
P.O. Box 6011
Koror 96940
Palau
Tel: +680 767 8638
Fax: +680 767 1006
Email: charmersai(AT) gmail.com

Panama

His Excellency Milciades Concepcion

Political Focal Point since 2019-08-01
Ministro
Ministerio de Ambiente
Calle Diego Dominguez, Edif. 804 Albrook, Ancon
Panama
Panama
Tel: +507 500 0855
Email: mconcepcion[a t ]miambiente.gob.pa

Mr. Raul Pinedo

Operational Focal Point since 2021-12-10
Planning Analyst
Ministry of Environment of Panama
Headquarters Building #804, Section Ancon, Broberg Street
Panamá, Albrook 0643-00793
Panamá
Tel: 507 5000855 Ext 6382
Email: rpinedo(at)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: jokugunther at 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[a t ]mades.gov.py; ariel.oviedo[a t ]mades.gov.py

Mrs. Graciela Soledad Miret Martinez

Operational Focal Point since 2019-08-09
Director of Strategic Planning
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
Madam Lynch 3500
Asuncion, Capital 1209
Paraguay
Tel: +59521 2879000
Fax: +595984 341062
Email: Graciela.miret(at)mades.gov.py; gramiret(at)gmail.com

Peru

Ms. Fey Yamina Silva Vidal de Millones

Political Focal Point since 2022-06-06
Viceministra de Desarrollo Estratégico de los Recursos Naturales
Ministerio del Ambiente
Av. Antonio Miró Quesada 425, Magdalena del Mar
Lima 17
Peru
Tel: +511 611 6000 anexo 1633
Email: fsilva(AT) minam.gob.pe; mgrados(AT) minam.gob.pe; mcanepa(AT) minam.gob.pe

Mrs. Martha Carolina Cuba Villafuerte de Cronkleton

Operational Focal Point since 2018-05-16
Director of Cooperation and International Affairs Office
Ministry of Environment
Av. Javier Prado Oeste 1440, San Isidro
Lima 27
Peru
Tel: +511 611 6000 ext. 1430
Email: mcuba(a t )minam.gob.pe; achang(a t )minam.gob.pe; yvillanueva(a t )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[a t ]neda.gov.ph; dlmaharjan[a t ]neda.gov.ph

Ms. Analiza Rebuelta - Teh

Operational Focal Point since 2009-05-04
Undersecretary
Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Visayas Avenue, Diiman
Quezon City, Metro Manila 1100
Philippines
Tel: + 632 926 8074, + 632 926 8065
Fax: +632 926 8074, + 632 926 8065
Email: elma_eleria(a t )yahoo.com; annateh(a t )denr.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(a t )gri.maotdr.gob.pt; hmgreis(a t )gpeari.min-financas.pt; rmc(a t )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(a t )mme.gov.qa

Republic of Korea

Ms. Siyun Lee

Operational Focal Point since 2021-10-19
Political Focal Point since 2021-10-19
Deputy Director
Ministry of Environment
Government Complex Sejong 11, Doum 6RO
Sejong, Sejong 30103
Republic of Korea
Tel: +82 44 201 6561
Fax: +82 44 201 6564
Email: sylee729(at)korea.kr

Rwanda

Mr. Patrick Karera

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

Ms. Juliet Kabera

Operational Focal Point since 2020-08-14
Director General
Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA)
P.O. Box 7436 Kacyiru
Kigali
Rwanda
Tel: +250 252580101
Fax: +250252580017
Email: jkabera(A T)rema.gov.rw

Samoa

Ambassador Aliioiga Feturi Elisaia

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 2021-12-21, Political Focal Point
Samoa’s High Commissioner to Fiji
Independent State of Samoa
7 Sawau Street, Bayview Heights
Suva
Fiji
Tel: +769-8081249
Email: elisaiafeturi(a t )gmail.com; feturi(a t )mfat.gov.ws

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[a t ]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(at)gmail.com

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 77 518 03 13
Email: babadrame(AT) gmail.com

Serbia

Ms. Jelena Tanasković

Political Focal Point since 2020-12-28
State Secretary
Ministry of Environmental Protection
2, Mihajla Pupina Blvd.
Belgrade 11070
Serbia
Tel: +381 11 3111 503
Email: jelena.tanaskovic(at)ekologija.gov.rs

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[a t ]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(A T)seychelles.net

Mr. Will Agricole

Operational Focal Point since 2022-06-20
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(at)meteo.gov.sc; wagricole1957(at)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[a t ]epa.gov.sl; gevaob[a t ]yahoo.com

Mr. Sheku Mark Kanneh

Operational Focal Point since 2020-03-23
Assistant Director, National Climate Change Secretariat
Environment Protection Agency Sierra Leone
C/O 21 Old Railway Line Brookfields
Freetown 232
Sierra Leone
Tel: +232 78 411851
Email: sheku.kanneh(a t )epa.gov.sl; shekkanneh(a t )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
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(AT) enviro.gov.sk

Slovenia

Ms. Barbara Knapič Navarrete

Operational Focal Point since 2022-03-23
Political Focal Point since 2022-03-23
Secretary
Ministry of Finance
Zupančičeva 3
Ljubljana 1000
Slovenia
Tel: +386 1 3696681
Email: barbara.knapic[a t ]gov.si; anja.skorjanc[a t ]gov.si; natasa.anderlic[a t ]gov.si

Solomon Islands

Mr. Noel Martin Matea

Political Focal Point since 2021-08-17
Deputy Permanent Representative/Minister Counsellor
Solomon Islands Permanent Mission to the United Nations
685 Third Avenue 11th Floor, Suite 1105
New York, New York 10017
United State of America
Email: nmatea(a t )solomons.com

Mr. Chanel Iroi

Operational Focal Point since 2013-10-02
Deputy Secretary
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 at met.gov.sb

Somalia

H.E. Ambassador Khadija Mohamed Almakhzoumi

Operational Focal Point since 2022-09-08
Political Focal Point since 2022-09-08
Minister
Ministry of Environment and Climate Change
Presidential Palace, OPM
Mogadishu
Somalia
Tel: +252 614 211 113
Email: minister(a t )moecc.gov.so; khadija.almakhzoumi(a t )gmail.com

South Africa

Ms. Nomfundo Tshabalala

Political Focal Point since 2021-03-26
Director-General
Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
Private Bag X447
Pretoria 0001
South Africa
Tel: +27 12 339 9007
Email: dg[a t ]environment.gov.za

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 at environment.gov.za; Zfakir21 at gmail.com, sparker at 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(a t )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[a t ]economia.gob.es; rlopez[a t ]economia.gob.es

Sri Lanka

Hon.Eng. Naseer Ahamed

Political Focal Point since 2022-11-18
Minister of Environment
Ministry of Environment
No. 416/C/1, Sobadam Piyasa, Robert Gunawardana Mawatha
Battaramulla
Sri Lanka
Tel: +94 11 2034131
Fax: +94 11 2879954
Email: minister(AT) env.gov.lk

Dr. Anil Jasinghe

Operational Focal Point since 2022-11-18
Secretary
Ministry of Environment
No. 416/C/1, Sobadam Piyasa Robert Gunawardana Mawatha
Battaramulla

Tel: +94 11 2034121/ +94 11 2034122
Fax: +94 11 2879944
Email: sec(A T)env.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[a t ]gov.kn; lcqueeley[a t ]gmail.com; hilary.hazel[a t ]gov.kn

Ms. Lavern Queeley

Operational Focal Point since 2011-05-01
Senior Director
Ministry of Finance
Financial Complex
Golden Rock
St. Kitts
Tel: +869 467 1245
Fax: +869 465 1532
Email: lcqueeley at gmail.com; lavernqueeleyskn at gmail.com; lavern.queeley at 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(at)gmail.com

Ms. Samanthia Justin

Operational Focal Point since 2021-06-01
Chief Technical Officer
Department of Sustainable Development
Georgia Court, John Compton Highway
Castries
Saint Lucia
Tel: +758 468 5833
Email: sajustin11[a t ]gmail.com; sajustin[a t ]gosl.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: janeel.miller at 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(A T)gmail.com

Sudan

Mr. Galal Ahmed

Political Focal Point since 2022-03-07
Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning
Sudan Khartoum Alijama Street, P.O. Box 298
Khartoum 011
Sudan
Tel: +249 183780675
Fax: +249 183780675
Email: galalomer(at)hotmail.com

Dr. Mona Ahmed

Operational Focal Point since 2022-08-24
Secretary General
Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources
P.O.Box 10488
Khartoum 11111
Sudan
Tel: +249249 183784279
Email: hcenr2005 at 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[a t ]gov.sr; pa.minrom[a t ]gmail.com

Ms. Ivette Patterzon

Operational Focal Point since 2019-11-22
Legal and Policy Advisor
Ministry of Spatial Planning and Environment
Jamaludinstraat No. 26, 1st Floor
Paramaribo
Suriname
Tel: +597 472917 / 597 471216
Email: ivette.patterzon(a t )gov.sr; co.environment(a t )gov.sr

Sweden

Ms. Karin Seydlitz

Council Member for the constituency of Sweden since 2021-08-16, Political Focal Point
Deputy Director
Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Fredsgatan 8
Stockholm SE-103.39
Sweden
Tel: +468 405 49 31
Email: karin.seydlitz at gov.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(a t )bafu.admin.ch

Syria

Mr. Moutaz Douaji

Operational Focal Point since 2021-02-11
Deputy Minister
Ministry of Local Administration and Environment
P.O. Box 3773
Damascus
Syria
Email: doumoutaz02[a t ]gmail.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(at)gmail.com; chairman(at)tajnature.tj; akramov.ub(at)gmail.com

Tanzania

Ms. Mary Maganga

Political Focal Point since 2021-10-08
Permanent Secretary
Vice President's Office
P.O. Box 2502
Dodoma 40406
United Republic of Tanzania
Tel: +255 22 2113857
Fax: +255 22 2113856
Email: ps(AT) vpo.go.tz; mary.maganga(AT) vpo.go.tz

Dr. Andrew Komba

Operational Focal Point since 2021-10-08
Director of Environment
Vice President's Office
P.O. Box 2502
Dodoma 40406
United Republic of Tanzania
Tel: +255 026 232 9006
Fax: +255 026 232 9007
Email: andrew.komba(A T)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[a t ]gmail.com

Mr. Jatuporn Buruspat

Operational Focal Point since 2019-10-16
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
92 Soi Phahon Yothin 7, Phahon Yothin road
Bangkok 10400
Thailand
Tel: +66 2 278 8544
Fax: +66 2 278 8545
Email: th.gefofp(A T)gmail.com; wacharee(A T)gmail.com; pavichk(A T)gmail.com; bee.wacharee(A T)gmail.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(at)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: soaresjoaocarlos[a t ]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(a t )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(AT) mic.gov.to; ntamoua(AT) mic.gov.to; lupe.matoto(AT) 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(a t )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(AT) planning.gov.tt; allison.isidore(AT) planning.gov.tt

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(a t )ema.co.tt; cclarence(a t )ema.co.tt; tdaly(a t )ema.co.tt

Tunisia

Mr. Mohamed Maher Meddeb

Political Focal Point since 2021-02-24
Counselor of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad
Avenue de la Ligue des Etats Arabes, North Hitlon
Tunis, 1030
Tunisia
Tel: +216 53 444 613
Email: m.meddeb(a t )diplomatie.gov.tn

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 at mineat.gov.tn; sabriabnouni at gmail.com

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(a t )online.tm

Mr. Berdi Berdiyev

Operational Focal Point since 2018-08-02
Head of the Department of International Relations and Planning
State Committee on Environment Protection and Land Resources of Turkmenistan
#92, Archabil Ave.
Ashgabat 744000
Turkmenistan
Tel: +993 12 447850
Fax: +993 12 777855
Email: berber1133 at gmail.com

Tuvalu

Mr. Sumeo Silu

Political Focal Point since 2022-10-31
Deputy Secretary
Ministry of Public Works, Infrastructure, Environment, Labour, Meteorology and Disaster (MPWIELMD)
Government Building, Vaiaku
Funafuti
Tuvalu
Tel: +688 20657
Email: silumeo17(at)gmail.com

Türkiye

Mr. Kerem Dönmez

Political Focal Point since 2022-11-25
Acting Director General of Foreign Economic Relations
Republic of Türkiye Ministry of Treasury and Finance
İnönü Bulvari No: 36 Emek
Ankara 06510
Türkiye
Tel: +90 312 2047362
Fax: +90 312 2047366
Email: kerem.donmez(at)hmb.gov.tr; iklim(at)hmb.gov.tr; geftr(at)tarimorman.gov.tr

Mr. Ebubekir Gizligider

Operational Focal Point since 2022-04-22
Deputy Minister
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Tarim Ve Orman Bakanligi, Universiteler Mah Dumlupinar Bulvari, No: 161, Cankaya
Ankara 06800
Türkiye
Tel: +90312 287 33 60
Fax: +9031225886 43
Email: geftr[a t ]tarimorman.gov.tr; ebubekir.gizligider[a t ]tarimorman.gov.tr

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 at finance.go.ug

Ukraine

Mr. Ruslan Strilets

Political Focal Point since 2022-07-11
Minister
Ministry of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources of Ukraine
35 Mytropolyta Vasylya Lypkivskogo Str.
Kyiv 03035
Ukraine
Tel: +044 206 31 00
Fax: +044 206 31 07
Email: r.strelets(A T)mepr.gov.ua

Mr. Evgenii Fedorenko

Operational Focal Point since 2022-07-11
Deputy Minister
Ministry of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources of Ukraine
35 Mytropolyta Vasylya Lypkivskogo Str.
Kyiv 03035
Ukraine
Tel: +044 206 31 00
Fax: +044 206 31 07
Email: fedorenko.e at mepr.gov.ua; j_fedorenko at ukr.net

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(at)fcdo.gov.uk; c-oneil(at)dfid.gov.uk; e-brookes(at)dfid.gov.uk; s-leigh(at)dfid.gov.uk

United States

Ms. Abigail Demopulos

Council Member for the constituency of United States since 2022-06-21, Political Focal Point
U.S. Department of the Treasury
1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20220
United States
Email: abigail.demopulos(at)treasury.gov; james.woodsome2(at)treasury.gov; erik.rubinyi(at)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(AT) mrree.gub.uy; matias.paolino(AT) mrree.gub.uy

Mr. Adrián Peña

Operational Focal Point since 2022-02-01
Minister
Ministry of Environment
Plaza Independencia 710. Piso 6, Torre Ejecutiva Norte
Montevideo
Uruguay
Tel: +598 2 917 0710
Email: secretaria.ministro(at)ambiente.gub.uy; asesoria.internacional(at)ambiente.gub.uy; judith.torres(at)ambiente.gub.uy

Uzbekistan

Mr. Oblomuradov Narzullo Naimovich

Political Focal Point since 2022-01-11
Chairman
The State Committee for Ecology and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Uzbekistan
7A, Bunyodkor Street,
Tashkent 100043
Uzbekistan
Tel: +998 71 207 70 ext. 1001
Email: narzullo[a t ]gmail.com; info[a t ]uznature.uz

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[a t ]gmail.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(AT) vanuatu.gov.vu, sylvain.dpr.nymission(AT) gmail.com

Mrs. Esline Garaebiti

Operational Focal Point since 2022-10-07
Director General
Ministry of Climate Change, Meteorology, Geo-hazards Environment, Energy and Disaster
Independence Gardens, Churchill Ave.
Port Vila
Republic of Vanuatu
Tel: +678 22068
Email: gesline(A T)vanuatu.gov.vu; rbaereleo(A T)vanuatu.gov.vu; fiautu(A T)vanuatu.gov.vu

Venezuela

Viceministro Ruben Dario Molina

Political Focal Point since 2021-11-22
Despacho del Viceministro para Temas Multilaterales
Ministerio del Poder Popular para Relaciones Exteriores
Avenida Urdaneta, Esquina de Carmelitas, Torre MRE, 1010
Caracas
Venezuela
Tel: +58 212 802 8000; ext. 6151
Fax: +58 212 806 4306
Email: dir.asuntosmultilaterales[a t ]mppre.gob.ve; despacho.temasmultilaterales[a t ]gmail.com

Mr. Miguel Serrano

Operational Focal Point since 2020-02-03
Director de Integracion y Asuntos Internacionales
Ministerio del Poder Popular para el Ecosocialismo
Centro Simon Bolivar, Torre Sur, Piso 29, El Silencio, Oficina 18-05
Caracas, Distrito Capital 1010
Venezuela
Tel: +58 4120298884
Email: oiai.minec at gmail.com; cooperacioninternacionalminec at gmail.com

Viet Nam

Dr. Tran Hong Ha

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

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[a t ]monre.gov.vn; thuanmonre[a t ]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(at)gmail.com; mwe(at)mwe-ye.org

Mr. Faisal S. Obaid Al-thalabi

Operational Focal Point since 2022-04-20
Acting EPA Chairman
Ministry of Water and Environment
Aden
Yemen
Tel: +967 77 763 9756
Email: althalabif14 at gmail.com; info at epa-ye.org; mwe at mwe-ye.org

Zambia

Mr. Mabvuto Sakala

Political Focal Point since 2019-10-30
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Water Development, Sanitation & Environmental Protection
Mukuba Pension House, Dedan Kimathi Road, P.O. Box 5028
Lusaka 10101
Zambia
Tel: +260 211 235 359
Fax: +260 211 235 359
Email: vuties[a t ]yahoo.co.uk; mabvuto.sakala[a t ]gov.zm

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(AT) yahoo.co.uk; figogmel(AT) 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 at gmail.com