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SECRETARIAT

As stipulated in article 11 of the Convention, the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Europe provides the secretariat for the Executive Body of the Convention. It does so within the ECE Environment Division:

Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution
Environment Division
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

Palais des Nations, 8-14, avenue de la Paix

CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland

Contact Form

NATIONAL FOCAL POINTS

Country

Focal Point

Albania                        

Ms. Laureta DIBRA
Head
Air, Climate Change and Chemical Sector
Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Water Administration
Durresi Street, nr.27
Tirana, Albania
Phone : +355 42 256 106
@: Laureta.Dibra@moe.gov.al

Armenia

Ms. Anzhela TURLIKYAN
Chief Specialist
Ministry of Nature Protection
3 Government Building, Republic Square
0010 Yerevan, Armenia
Phone : +37 410 583 934
Fax : +37 410 583 933
@: interdpt@mnp.am, min_ecology@mnp.am

Austria

Mr. Helmut HOJESKY
Head of Division
Air Quality and Climate Change Department
Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
Stubenbastei 5
A 1010 Vienna, Austria
Phone : +431 515 221 736
Fax : +431 515 227 737
@: helmut.hojesky@bmlfuw.gv.at

Azerbaijan

Mr. Sadig SHIRALIYEV
Head of Sector
Division of Investment, Innovation and Work with Environmental Projects   
Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources
B. Aghayev Str, 100 A
AZ 1073 Baku, Azerbaijan
Phone : +994 50 3252373
Fax : +994 12 4925907
@: sadig eko@mail.ru

Belarus

Mr. Andrei PILIPCHUK
Deputy Head
Department Regulation Impacts on Air and Water Resources
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection
10 Kollektornaya St.
220048 Minsk, Belarus
Phone: +375 17200 4757
Fax: +375 17200 4757
@: an.pilipchuk@gmail.com

Belgium

Mr. David KNIGHT
Policy Advisor Air Pollution
Environmental Department Flemish Region
Koning Albert II-laan 20
1000 Brussels, Belgium
Phone: +32 2 553 11 34
Mobile: +32 499 942 841
Fax: +32 2 553 11 45
@: david.knight@lne.vlaanderen.be

Bosnia and Herzegovina

None provided.

Bulgaria

Mr. Ivan ANGELOV
Director
Air Protection Directorate
Ministry of Environment and Water
22, Maria Luisa Blvd
1000 Sofia, Bulgaria
Phone: +359 2 940 63 05
Fax: +359 2 981 09 54
@: angelov@moew.government.bg

Canada

Ms. Vincenza GALATONE
Executive Director, Chemicals Management Division
Environment Canada
200 Boul. Sacre Coeur
KIA 0H3 Gatineau
Québec, Canada
Phone: +819 934 4533
Fax: +819 994 0007
@: vincenza.galatone@ec.gc.ca

Croatia

Ms. Solveg KOVAC
Head of Department for Measures and Air Pollutant Control
Ministry of Environmental and Nature Protection
Ulica Republike Austrije 14
HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Phone: +385 1 3717 238
Fax: +385 1 3717 271
@: Solveg.Kovac@mzoip.hr

Cyprus

Mr. Savvas KLEANTHOUS
Senior Labour Inspection Officer
Head of Air Quality Section
Department of Labour Inspection Ministry of Labour of Social Insurance
12 Apelli Str.
1493 Nicosia, Cyprus
Phone: +357 2240 5639
Mobile: +357 99 405 803
Fax: +357 2266 1566
@: skleanthous@dli.mlsi.gov.cy

Czech Republic

Mr. Pavel GADAS
Air Protection Department
Ministry of the Environment
Vrsovicka 65
CZ-110 10 Prague, Czech Republic
Phone: +420 267 122 266
Fax: +420 267 122 266
@: pavel.gadas@mzp.cz

Denmark

Mr. Carsten Moberg LARSEN
Deputy Head of Department
Danish EPA
Strandgade 29
DK-1401 Copenhagen K, Denmark
Phone: +45 25441203
@: cml@mst.dk

Estonia

Ms. Marina VILOP
Officer
Ministry of the Environment
Narva mnt 7a
15172 Tallinn, Estonia
Phone: +372 6260 733
@: marina.vilop@envir.ee

Finland

Ms. Anneli KARJALAINEN
Ministerial Adviser
Air Pollution
Ministry of the Environment
P.O. Box 35
FI-00023 Government Finland
Phone: +358 295 250 117
Fax: +358 91 603 9389
@: anneli.karjalainen@ymparisto.fi

France

Ms. Marie-Pierre MEGANCK
Chef cellule internationale
Ministère de l'Ecologie du développement durable et de l'énergie
Arche de la Défense Paroi Nord
92055 La Défense Cedex, France
Phone: +33 1 40 81 86 38
@: Marie-Pierre.MEGANCK@developpement-durable.gouv.fr

Georgia

Ms. Ketevan KORDZAKHIA
Head of Service
Air Protection Service
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection
6 Gulua St.
0114 Tbilisi, Georgia
Phone: +995 32 2 727 228
Mobile: +995 91 913 131
Fax: +995 32 2 727 228
@: keti_kordzakhia@caucasus.net, k.kordzakhian@moe.gov.ge

Germany

Mr. Till SPRANGER
Senior Government Advisor
Regional Air Pollution Division
Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature conservation and Nuclear Safety
Stresemannstr. 128-130
10117 Berlin, Germany
Phone: +49 30 18 305 2437
@: till.spranger@bmu.bund.de

Greece

Mr. Nikos MANALIS
Director
Control of Air Pollution and Noise Directorate
Ministry for the Environment
Patision Street 147
Athens, Greece
Phone: +30210 8652 493
Fax: +30210 8646 939
@: n.manalis@ypeka.gr

Hungary

Mr. Hunor ORBAN
Hungarian Ministry of Rural Development
Kossuth ter 11
H-1055 Budapest, Hungary
Phone: +361 7952452
Fax: +361 7950057
@: hunor.orban@vm.gov.hu

Iceland

Ms. Sigurbjorg SAEMUNDSDOTTIR
Office of Sustainable Development and International Affairs
Ministry for the Environment
Skuggasundi 1
IS-150 Reykjavik, Iceland
Phone: +354 545 8600
Fax: +354 562 4566
@: Sigurbjorg.saemundsdottir@uar.is

Ireland

Mr. Micheal YOUNG
Scientific Adviser
Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government
Custom House
Dublin 1, Ireland
Phone: +353 1 888 2389
Mobile: +353 87 260 9704
Fax: +353 1 888 2014
@: micheal.young@environ.ie

Italy

Mr. Antonio Domenico MILILLO
Ministry of the Environment
via Cristoforo Colombo 44
00147 Rome, Italy
Phone: +39 06 5722 5924
Fax: +39 06 5722 5068
@: milillo.antonio@minambiente.it

Kazakhstan

Ms. Irina YESSERKEPOVA
Deputy General Director
Kazakh Ecology and Climate Research Institute (KazNIIEK)
Ministry of Environment and Water Resources
597 Seifullin Street
050022 Almaty, Kazakhstan
Phone: +7 727 255 8424
Mobile: +7 777 162 2204
@: iyesserkepova@mail.ru

Kyrgyzstan

Mr. Sabir ATADJANOV
Director
State Agency for Environment Protection and Forestry
228 Toktogul str.
720001 Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Phone: +996 312 35 27 27
Fax: + 996 312 35 31 02
@: min-eco@elcat.kg, envforest@elcat.kg

Latvia

Mr. Armands PLATE
Head of Division
Environmental Protection Department
Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development
Peldu iela 25
LV 1494 Riga, Latvia
Phone: +371 67026509
Mobile: +371 29295960
Fax: +371 678 20 442
@: Armands.Plate@varam.gov.lv, Armands.Plate@inbox.lv

Liechtenstein

Mr. Helmut KINDLE
Director
Office of Environment
Department of Environmental Protection
Dr. Grass-Strase 12, PO Box 684
9490 Vaduz, Liechstenstein
Phone: +423 236 6197
Fax: +423 236 6411
@: helmut.kindle@aus.llv.li

Lithuania

Mr. Mindaugas GUDAS
Director of Department
Environmental Protection Agency
A. Juozapaviciaus St. 9
LT-09311 Vilnius, Lithuania
Phone: +370 706 62014
Mobile: +370 685 43281
Fax: +370 706 62000
@: m.gudas@aaa.am.lt

Luxembourg

Mr. Paul RASQUE
Attaché de Gouvernement
Département de l'Environnement
Ministère du Développement Durable et des Infrastructures
4 Place de l'Europe
L-1499 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Phone: +352 247 868 18
Fax: +352 247 868 35
@: paul.rasque@mev.etat.lu

Malta

Mr. Mark SCERRI
Senior Environment Protection Officer
Malta Environment and Planning Authority
P.O. Box 200
MRS 1000 Marsa, Malta
Phone: +356 2290 7204
Fax: +356 2290 2295
@: mark.scerri@mepa.org.mt

Monaco

Ms. Carole LANTERI
Ambassadeur, Représentant Permanent
Mission permanente de la Principauté de Monaco auprès de l’Office des Nations Unies à Genève
Rue de Moillebeau 56
CH-1209 Geneva, Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 919 04 60
Fax: +41 22 919 04 69
@: clanteri@gouv.mc, mission.geneve@gouv.mc

Montenegro

Ms. Olivera KUJUNDZIC
Directorate for Environmental Climate Change
Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism
IV Proleterske brigade 19
81000 Podgorica, Montenegro
Phone: +382 20 446 235
Fax: +382 20 446 215
@: olivera.kujundzic@mrt.gov.me

Netherlands

Mr. Bart VAN BOLHUIS
Director for International Affairs
Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment
Plesmanweg 1-6
2597 JG Den Haag, Netherlands
Phone: +31 70 456 1939
@: bart.van.bolhuis@minienm.nl, Postbus.secretariaatiz@minienm.nl

Norway

Ms. Eli Marie ASEN
Senior Adviser
Ministry of the Environment
P.O. Box 8013 Dep.
N-0030 Oslo, Norway
Phone: +47 2224 6022
Mobile: +4797043965
Fax: +47 2224 9563
@: ema@md.dep.no

Poland

Ms. Emilia KONOPKA
Senior Specialist
Department of Air Protection
Ministry of the Environment
52/54 Wawelska St.
00-922 Warsaw, Poland
Phone: +48 22 5792 872
Fax: +48 22 5792 217
@: emilia.konopka@mos.gov.pl

Portugal

Ms. Filomena BOAVIDA
Head of Department
Climate Change, Air and Noise
Portuguese Environment Agency
Rua da Murgueira 9/9A, Zambujal Ap. 7585
2611-865 Amadora, Portugal
Phone: +351 214 72 8382
Fax: +351 214 71 90 74
@: filomena.boavida@apambiente.pt

Republic of Moldova

Ms. Maria BORS
Senior Advisory Officer
Pollution Prevention and Waste Management Department
Ministry of Environment
9, Cosmonautilor Street
MD-2005 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Phone: +373 22 204 526
Fax: +373 22 226 858
@: bors@mediu.gov.md, bors.maria@mail.ru

Romania

Ms. Felicia IOANA
Head of Pollution Control and Air Protection Unit
Impact Assessment and Pollution Control General Directorate
Ministry of Environment and Climate Change
12 Libertatii Blvd, 5
040129 Bucharest
Romania
Phone: +40 21 316 0421
Fax: +40 21 316 0421
@: felicia.ioana@mmediu.ro

Russian Federation

Mr. Sergey VASILIEV
Advisor
Department of International Cooperation
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation
4/6, ul. B. Gruzinskaya
123995 Moscow, Russian Federation
Phone: +7 499 766 26 61
Fax: +7 495 254 82 83
@: svas@mnr.gov.ru

Serbia

Ms. Jasmina BOGDANOVIC
Advisor in the Air and Ozone Layer Protection Unit
Ministry of Energy, Development and Environmental Protection
Ruze Jovanovica 27a
11000 Belgrade, Serbia
Phone: +381 11 71 55 222
Fax: +381 11 28 60 204
@: jasmina.bogdanovic@merz.gov.rs

Slovakia

Ms. Katarina JANKOVICOVA
Director of Air Protection
Ministry of Environment
Namestie L'udovita Stura 1
81235 Bratislava, Slovakia
Phone: +421 905 699 538
Fax: +421 2 6541 2050
@: katarina.jankovicova@enviro.gov.sk

Slovenia

Ms. Alenka FRITZEL
Univ.dipl.fizik
Environment and Climate Change Division
Ministry of Agriculture and Environment
Dunajska cesta 22
1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Phone: +386 1 478 7105
Fax: +386 1 478 90 21
@: alenka.fritzel@gov.si

Spain

Ms. Maj-Britt LARKA ABELLAN
Subdirectora General de Calidad del Aire y Medio Ambiente Industrial
Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medioambiente
Agustín de Betancourt 25
28071 Madrid, Spain
Phone: +34 91 453 5379
@: mblarka@magrama.es

Sweden

Ms. Anna ENGLERYD
Senior Policy Advisor
Swedish Environmental Protection Agency
Valhallavägen 195
SE-10648 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: +46 10 698 10 60
Mobile: +46 768 86 43 89
@: anna.engleryd@swedishepa.se

Switzerland

Mr. Richard BALLAMAN
Head of Section, Air Quality Management
Air Pollution Control and Chemicals Division
Federal Office for the Environment
3003 Bern, Switzerland
Phone: +41 31 322 64 96
Mobile: +41 79 877 54 59
Fax: +41 31 324 01 37
@: richard.ballaman@bafu.admin.ch

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

National Focal Point to be provided. 
May contact:
Ms. Aleksandra NESTOROVSKA-KRSTESKA
Advisor
Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning
Bul. Goce Delcev num 18
1000 Skopje, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Phone: +389 3251 484
Fax: +389 3220 165
@: A.krsteska@moepp.gov.mk, anenestor@yahoo.com,

Turkey

Mr. Sebahattin DOKMECI
Expert
Ministry of Environment and Urbanization
Ceyhun Atuf Kansu Cad. 1271 Sokak No. 13 Balgat
Ankara, Turkey
Phone: +90 312 586 3053
Fax: +90 312 474 0335
@: sebahattin.dokmeci@csb.gov.tr

Ukraine

National Focal Point to be provided. 
May contact:
Ms. Liliia KOZAK
Chief Specialist
Division for Air Protection and Department of licensing and regulatory policy
Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources
35, Mytropolyta Vasylia Lypkivskogo Street
03035 Kiev
Ukraine
Phone: +38 44 206 31 30
Fax: +38 44 206 31 30
@: kozak@menr.gov.ua
or
Ms. Nataliia PAVLENKO
Chief Specialist
Division of Air Protection
Ministry of Ecology and natural Resources
35 str. Metropolitan V. Lypkivsky, 35
03035 Kiev
Ukraine
Phone: +38 44 206 31 30
Fax: +38 44 206 3130
@: n.Pavlenko@menr.gov.ua, pavlenkonata15@ukr.net

United Kingdom

Ms. Jane BARTON
Atmosphere and Noise
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Defra, 2C Nobel House
17 Smith Square
SW1P 3JR London, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 207 238 1061
@: Jane.Barton@defra.gsi.gov.uk

United States of America  

Mr. Federico SAN MARTINI
Foreign Affairs Officer
Office of Environmental Quality and Transboundary Issues
U.S. Department of State
2201 C St., N.W. 20520, United States of America
Phone: +1202 647 3819
Fax: +1202 647 1052
@: sanmartinifm@state.gov

European Union

Mr. Thomas VERHEYE
Head of Unit
Environment Directorate
European Union
DG Environment, Unit C3, Av. de Beaulieu 9
B-1049 Brussels, Belgium
Phone: +32 2 295 9639
@: thomas.verheye@ec.europa.eu

 

 


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