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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

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NATIONAL FOCAL POINTS

CountryFocal 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
ArmeniaMs. 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
AustriaMr. 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
AzerbaijanMr. 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
BelarusMr. 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
BelgiumMr. 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 HerzegovinaNone provided.
BulgariaMr. 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
CanadaMs. Jennifer KERR
Manager, Air Emissions Priorities
Environment and Climate Change Canada
19036-351 St. Joseph Blvd
K1A 0E3 Gatineau
Canada
Phone: +1 819 420 7758
Fax: +1 819 953 7962
@: jennifer.kerr2@canada.ca
CroatiaMs. Sandra KRMPOTIC
Senior Expert Advisor
Directorate for Climate Activities, Sustainable Development and Protection of Soil, Air and Sea
Ministry of Environmental and Nature Protection
Ulica Republike Austrije 14
HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Phone: +385 1 3717 237
Fax: +385 1 3717 271
@: sandra.krmpotic@mzoip.hr
Cyprus

Mr. Chrysanthos Savvides

Labour Inspection Officer

Air Quality Section, Department of Labour Inspection, Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance

12 Apelli Str., 1493 Nicosia, Cyprus

Phone: +357 2240 5640

Mobile: +357 99 405 803

Fax: +357 2266 3788

@: csavvides@dli.mlsi.gov.cy

Czech RepublicMr. 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
DenmarkMr. Carsten Moberg LARSEN
Deputy Head of Department
Danish EPA
Strandgade 29
DK-1401 Copenhagen K, Denmark
Phone: +45 25441203
@: cml@mst.dk
EstoniaMs. Marina VILOP
Officer
Ministry of the Environment
Narva mnt 7a
15172 Tallinn, Estonia
Phone: +372 6260 733
@: marina.vilop@envir.ee
FinlandMs. 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
FranceMs. 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
GeorgiaMs. 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
GermanyMr. 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
GreeceMr. 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
HungaryMr. 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
IcelandMs. 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
IrelandMr. 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
ItalyMr. 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
KazakhstanMs. 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
KyrgyzstanMr. 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
LatviaMr. 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
LiechtensteinMr. 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
LithuaniaMr. 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
LuxembourgMr. 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
MaltaMr. 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@era.org.mt
MonacoMr. Philippe ANTOGNELLI
Chef de Section
Direction de l'Environnement
3 avenue de Fontvieille
MC-9800
Monaco
Phone:
+377 98 98 46 80
Fax: +377 92 2
5 18 91
@: pantognelli@gouv.mc
MontenegroMs. 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
NetherlandsMr. 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
NorwayMs. 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@kld.dep.no
PolandMs. Kinga MAJEWSKA
Head of Unit
Atmosphere Protection, Department of Air Protection
Ministry of the Environment
52/54 Wawelska St.
00-922 Warsaw
Poland
@: kinga.majewska@mos.gov.pl, martyna.begiedza@mos.gov.pl 
PortugalMs. 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 MoldovaMs. 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
RomaniaMs. 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 FederationMr. 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
SerbiaMs. 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
SlovakiaMs. 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
SloveniaMs. 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
SpainMs. 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
SwedenMs. 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
SwitzerlandMr. 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 MacedoniaNational 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,
TurkeyMr. 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
UkraineNational 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 KingdomMs. Ellen COLEBROOK
Atmosphere and Noise
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Defra, 2C Nobel House
17 Smith Square
SW1P 3JR London, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 208 026 3090
@: ellen.barton@defra.gsi.gov.uk
Ms. Kate Morley
Atmosphere and Noise
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Defra, 2C Nobel House
17 Smith Square
SW1P 3JR London, United Kingdom
@: kate.morley@defra.gsi.gov.uk
United States of America  Ms. Sezaneh SEYMOUR
Chief, Air Pollution, Chemicals and Waste
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 1123
Fax: +1202 647 5947
@: SeymourSM@state.gov
European UnionMr. Francois Wakenhut
Head of Unit
Environment Directorate
European Union
DG Environment, Unit C3, Av. de Beaulieu 9
B-1049 Brussels, Belgium
Phone: +32 2 2965380
@: francois.wakenhut@ec.europa.eu