National focal points

The Convention requires, under its article 17, paragraph 4, that each Party designates a National Focal Point for the exchange of information under it, including with regard to the consent of importing Parties under Article 3. States or regional economic integration organizations that have not yet done so are invited to proceed with such designation as soon as possible using the form and the sample letter attached here.

Albania  

Argentina  
Armenia  

Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

 

Brazil

 

Canada  
Cameroon   
Central African Republic  

Chad  
Chile  

Colombia  

Comoros  

Cote d'Ivoire  

Ecuador   

Estonia

 

Finland  

Gambia  

Guyana  

India  

Indonesia  

Iran (Islamic Republic of)  
Japan  
Lesotho  
Madagascar  

Mauritania  

Mauritius  

Mexico  

Moldova  

Monaco  

Montenegro  

Nepal  

Panama  

Slovenia  
Sri Lanka  

Swaziland  

Syrian Arab Republic

 

 Thailand  

Togo  

United Kingdom   

United States of America  
Uruguay   

 Vietnam  

Zambia  

National focal points

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Albania

Institution: Ministry of Tourism and Environment  
Name:Ms. Ornela Çuçi
Job title:Deputy Minister  
Address: Boulevard Zhan D'Ark. No. 23, 1001 Tirana, Albania 
Phone: (+355)) 692817242 
Email: ornela.cuci@turizmi.gov.al 

Argentina

Institution: Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto 
Name:Ms. Marcia Levaggi
Job title:Directora General de Asuntos Ambientales 
Address: Esmeralda 1212, piso 14,  1007 Buenos aires, Argentina 
Phone: (+5411) 4819 7408 
Email: mie@mrecic.gob.ar; digma@mrecic.gov.ar; ogx@mrecic.gov.ar; dge@mrecic.gov.ar; rtq@mrecic.gov.ar 

Armenia

Institution: Ministry of Nature Protection 
Name:Ms. Anahit Aleksandryan
Job title:Head of the hazardous substances and wastes policy division 
Address: Governmental Building 3, Republic Square, 0010 Yerevan, Armenia 
Phone: (+374) 10 53 88 38 
Email: anahit.aleksandryan@yahoo.com 

Benin

Institution: Ministry of Living Environment and Sustainable Development  
Name:Ms. Sandra Gonou
Job title:Chief of Environment and climate risks management service  
Address: 424 rue 637 quatier Guinkomey,  Cotonou, Benin 
Phone: (+229) 97 37 28 64 
Email: sandragonou@gmail.com 

Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

Institution: Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Agua 
Name:Ms. Cynthia Viviana Silva Maturana
Job title:Viceministra de Medio Ambiente, Biodiversidad, Cambios Climaticos y de Gestión de Desarrollo Forestal 
Address: Av. Ecuador esq. Sánchez Lima 2044,  La Paz, Bolivia 
Phone: (+591) 2 214 1929 
Email: vmabolivia@gmail.com 

Brazil

Institution: Ministry of the Environment 
Name:Ms. Leticia Reis de Carvalho
Job title:General Coordinator of Environmental Quality and Waste Management Branch 
Address: SEPN 505, Bloco B, 0730-542 Brasília, Brasil  
Phone: +55 (61) 2028 2073 
Email: cgqar.dqar@mma.gov.br 

Brazil

Institution: Ministry of Foreign Affairs  
Name:Mr. Nicola   Speranza
Job title:Counsellor 
Address: Esplanada dos Ministérios, Anexo II, 3º andar, 70170-900 Brasília, Brasil  
Phone: +55 (61) 2030-9644 
Email: dips@itamaraty.gov.br 

Cameroon

Institution: Ministère de l'environnement, de la Protection de la Nature et du Développement Durable 
Name:Ms. Eliane Marina Mereng Bodo
Job title:Sous-directeur des Normes, des Agréments et des Visas 
Address: P.O. Box 320,  Yaoundé, Cameroon 
Phone: (+237) 675 40 94 33 / (+237) 694 79 82 86 
Email: elianemarina209@gmail.com 

Central African Republic

Institution: Ministère de l'Environnement, du Développement Durable, des Eaux, Forêts, Chasse et Pêche  
Name:Mr. Martial Siodot
Job title:Cadre  
Address: Rue Ambassadeur R. Guerillot, B.P. 686 , BGF Bangui, Central African Republic  
Phone: (+236) 726 45 433  
Email: siodmartial@yahoo.fr 

Chad

Institution: Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Pêche 
Name:Mr. Adoum  Abdallah Younous
Job title:Cadre  
Address: Quartier Beguinage B.P. 447,  N'Djamena, Chad 
Phone: (+235) 63 64 83 00 / (+235) 99 43 19 81 
Email: abou_idjab08@live.fr 

Chile

Institution: Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores 
Name:Mr. Osvaldo Alvarez Pérez
Job title:Jefe  
Address: Teatinos 180,  Santiago, Chile 
Phone: (+56) 22 827 5096 
Email: oalvarez@minrel.gob.cl 

Colombia

Institution: Coordinacion de Asuntos Ambientales 
Name:Ms. Ana Maria Rivero Santos
Job title:Tercer Secretario de Relaciones Exteriores  
Address: Calle 10 # 5 – 51,  Bogota, Colombia 
Phone: (+57) 1 3814000 Ext 1859 
Email: Ana.Rivero@cancilleria.gov.co 

Colombia

Institution: Ministerio de relaciones Exteriores 
Name:Mr. Francisco Javier Echeverry Lara
Job title:Viceministro de Asuntos Multilaterales 
Address: Calle 10 # 5 – 51,  Bogota, Colombia 
Phone: (+57) 1 381 4000 Ext 1128 
Email:  

Colombia

Institution: Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores 
Name:Ms.  Maria Laura Rojas Vallejo
Job title:Coordinadora de Asuntos Ambientales 
Address: Calle 10 # 5 – 51,  Bogota, Colombia 
Phone: (+57) 1 3814000 Ext. 4014 
Email: Marialaura.Rojas@cancilleria.gov.co 

Comoros

Institution: Ministère de l'Energie, de l'Agriculture, de la Peche, de l'Environnement, de l'Amenagement du territoire et de l'Urbanisme 
Name:Mr.  Youssouf Elamine
Job title:Directeur Général de l'environnement et des forêts  
Address: B.P. 41 ,  Moroni, Comoros 
Phone: (+269) 321 94 86 
Email: youssouf-elamine@yahoo.fr 

Comoros

Institution: Ministère de l'Energie, de l'Agriculture, de la Peche, de l'Environnement, de l'Amenagement du territoire et de l'Urbanisme 
Name:Mr.  Youssouf Hamadi
Job title:Secrétaire Général 
Address: B.P. 41 ,  Moroni, Comoros 
Phone: (+269) 333 07 90 
Email: yous.hamadi@gmail.com 

Congo (Repbublic of the)

Institution: Ministère de l'Environnement et du Développement Durable  
Name:Mr. Jean Claude  Emene Elenga
Job title:Chargé de Mission  
Address: Avenue Comité Urbain No. 25, B.P. 12348 ,  Kinshasa-Gombe, Democratic Republic of the Congo 
Phone: (+243) 998 121 166  
Email: jcemene@yahoo.fr 

Costa Rica

Institution: Ministerio de Ambiente y Energia 
Name:Ms.  Shirley Soto Montero
Job title:Directora 
Address: Avenida 18, Calle 9 - 9 bi, Plaza Viquez,  San José, Costa Rica 
Phone: (+506) 22330270 
Email: ssoto@minae.go.cr 

Côte d'Ivoire

Institution: Ministère de l’Environnement et du Développement Durable 
Name:Mr. Venance Marial SAY
Job title:Coordonnateur du Programme National de Gestion des Produits Chimique 
Address: Cité Administrative,  Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire 
Phone: (+225) 07 05 21 19 
Email: martialvs@gmail.com 

Croatia

Institution: Ministry of Health 
Name:Ms. Dubravka Marija Krekovic
Job title:Head of Division for Ecology 
Address: Ksaver 200a, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia 
Phone: (+385) 1 4596 156 
Email: dubravkamarija.krekovic@miz.hr 

Ecuador

Institution: Ministerio del Ambiente del Ecuador 
Name:Ms. Berenice Alexandra Quiroz Yanez
Job title:Especialista en sustancias químicas y desechos peligrosos  
Address: Calle Madrid 1159 y Andalucía, 170525 Quito , Ecuador 
Phone: (+593) 2 398 7600 ext. 1122 / 1119 
Email: berenice.quiroz@ambiente.gob.ec 

Eswatini

Institution: Ministry of Tourism and Environmental Affairs 
Name:Ms. Hlobsile Sikhosana
Job title:Chief Environmental Coordinator 
Address: P.O. Box 2652,  Mbabane, Eswatini 
Phone: (+268) 2404 6630, (+268) 7606 2806 
Email: hlobskhos@yahoo.com 

Finland

Institution: Ministry of Environment 
Name:Ms. Ulla-Riitta Soveri
Job title:Counsellor 
Address: Kasarmikatu 25, Helsinki, PL 35 00023 VALTIONEUVOSTO, 00 130 Helsinki, Finland 
Phone: (+358) 400 731 203 
Email: ulla-riitta.soveri@ymparisto.fi 

France

Institution: Ministère de l'Europe et des Affaires étrangères 
Name:Ms.  Claire Gouvary
Job title:Conseiller négociateur sur les sujets "Pollutions, produits chimiques et déchets dangereux"  
Address: ,  Paris, France 
Phone:  
Email:  

France

Institution: Ministère de la transition écologique et solidaire 
Name:Mr. Damien De-Geeter
Job title:Chargé de mission  
Address: La Défense Cedex, Tour Sequoia, 92055 Paris, France 
Phone: (+33) 1 40 81 87 12 
Email: damien.de-geeter@developpement-durable.gouv.fr 

Gabon

Institution: Ministère de la Protection de l’Environnement et des Ressources Naturelles de la Forêt et de la Mer 
Name:Mr. Serge Molly Allo'o Allo'o
Job title:Ingénieur Sanitaire 
Address: STFO, Concession de la Direction Provinciale des Forêts de l’Estuaire B.P. 3241,  Libreville , Gabon 
Phone: (+241) 7 70 85 28 
Email: sergemolly05@yahoo.fr 

Gambia

Institution: National Environment Agency (NEA) 
Name:Ms. Ndey Sireng  Bakurin
Job title:Executive Director 
Address: Gambia Environment House, Jimpex Road Kanifing, P.O.Box 48,  Banjul, Gambia 
Phone: (+220) 439 9424 
Email: ndeyb@gamnet.gm; ndeyb@hotmail.com 

Georgia

Institution: Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection 
Name:Ms.  Irma Gurguliani
Job title:Deputy Head 
Address: 6 Gulua Street, 0114  Tbilisi , Georgia 
Phone: (+995) 322 727 227 
Email: i.gurguliani@moe.gov.ge 

Guyana

Institution: Minister of Natural Resources 
Name:Ms. Euliene Watson
Job title:Senior Technical Officer 
Address: 96 Duke Street Kingston,  Georgetown, Guyana 
Phone: (+592) 231 2519 Ext 229 
Email: minister@nre.gov.gy 

India

Institution: Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change 
Name:Mr.  Ritesh Kumar Singh
Job title:Joint Secretary 
Address: Jor Bagh Road, 110 003 New Delhi, India 
Phone: (+91) 11 24695129 
Email: riteshkumar.singh@nic.in 

Indonesia

Institution: Ministry of the Environment and Forestry 
Name:Ms. Tuti Hendrawati  Mintarsih
Job title: Director General of Waste, Toxic and Hazardous Substances Management 
Address: JI. D.I. Panjaitan Kav 24, Kebon Nanas, 13410 Jakarta, Indonesia 
Phone: (+62) 21 859 05 637 
Email: thm126@yahoo.com 

Indonesia

Institution: Ministry of the Environment and Forestry 
Name:Ms. Yun Insiani
Job title:Director for Toxic and Hazardous Substances Management 
Address: JI. D.I. Panjaitan Kav 24, Kebon Nanas, 13410 Jakarta, Indonesia 
Phone: (+62) 21 859 05 639 
Email: yun_insiani@yahoo.com; insiani.yun@gmail.com 

Iran

Institution: Ministry of Foreign Affairs 
Name:Mr. Heidar Ali Balouji
Job title:Head of the Department for Chemical and Biologic Conventions  
Address: Building No. 8, United Nations Ave, Imam Khomeini Sq. 1463914111,  Tehran, Iran 
Phone: (+98) 21 6115 4336 
Email: balouji@yahoo.com 

Iran

Institution: Ministry of Foreign Affairs 
Name:Mr. Masoud Tajrishi
Job title:Deputy Head of the Organization for Human Environment 
Address: Building No. 8, United Nations Ave, Imam Khomeini Sq. 1463914111,  Tehran, Iran 
Phone: (+98) 21 8823 3087 
Email: dhfhe.iran@gmail.com 

Lesotho

Institution: Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture 
Name:Ms. Moleboheng Juliet Petlane
Job title:Environment Officer 
Address: 7th Floor Post Office Building Kings Way Road P.O. Box 10993, 100 Maseru, Lesotho 
Phone: (+266) 2231 1767 
Email: marleymjp@gmail.com 

Lithuania

Institution: Ministry of Environment 
Name:Ms.  Aurelija  Bajoraitiene
Job title:Chief Desk Officer 
Address: A. Jaksto str. 4/9, LT-01105  Vilnius, Lithuania 
Phone: (+370) 706 63502 
Email: aurelija.bajoraitiene@am.lt 

Lithuania

Institution: Environmental Protection Agency 
Name:Ms.  Beata  Volujevic
Job title:Chief Specialist 
Address: A. Juozapaviciaus str. 9, LT-9311  Vilnius, Lithuania 
Phone: (+370) 706 62 033 
Email: beata.volujevic@aaa.am.lt 

Madagascar

Institution: Ministère de l'Environnement et des Forêts 
Name:Ms. Hanitriniaina Liliane Randrianomenjanahary
Job title:Chef de Service Médico-Social, Membre du groupe de travail de l'évaluation Mondiale du mercure 
Address: B.P. 571 Ampandrianomby, 101 Antananarivo, Madagascar 
Phone: (+261) 320212393 
Email: randrialiliane@gmail.com 

Malaysia

Institution: Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment  
Name:Mr. Jaya Singam Rajoo
Job title:Under Secretary 
Address: 6th floor, Wisma Sumber Asli No. 25, Persiaran Perdana, Precinct 4, 62574 Putrajaya, Malaysia 
Phone: (+60) 3 8886 1125 1126 
Email: jayasingam@nre.gov.my. 

Mauritania

Institution: Ministère de l'Environnement et du Développement Durable 
Name:Mr. Sidi  Ould Aloueimine
Job title:Directeur 
Address: Rue 21-185 N°834, B.P. 170 ,  Nouakchott, Mauritania 
Phone: (+222) 4524 31 45 
Email: aloueimine01@yahoo.fr 

Mauritius

Institution: Minsitry of Social Security, National Solidarity and Environment and Sustainable Development  
Name:Mr.  Nazir Soobratty
Job title:Permanent Secretary 
Address: 10th Floor, Ken Lee Tower, Corner Barracks and St George Street,  Port-Louis, Mauritius 
Phone: (+230) 212 7175 
Email: fpenvironment@govmu.org; menv@govmu.org 

Mexico

Institution: Subsecretaria de Gestión para la Protección Ambiental 
Name:Mr. Miguel Angel Espinosa Luna
Job title:Director General de Gestión Integral de Materiales y Actividades Riesgosas 
Address: Ejercito Nacional # 223 Piso 15 Col. Anahuac, Delga. Miguel Hidalgo, 11320 Cuidad de Mexico, Mexico 
Phone: (+52) 55 5624 3612 
Email: miguel.luna@semarnat.gob.mx 

Moldova

Institution: Ministry of Environment 
Name:Ms. Svetlana Bolocan
Job title:Head 
Address: 9 Constantin Tanase Street, 2005 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova 
Phone: (+373) 22 20 45 27 
Email: bolocan@mediu.gov.md 

Monaco

Institution: Direction de l'Environnement 
Name:Mr. Chhayavuth Kheng
Job title:Chef de Section 
Address: 3, avenue de Fontvieille, 98013 Monaco, Monaco 
Phone: (+377) 98 98 4418 
Email: ckheng@gouv.mc 

Montenegro

Institution: Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism 
Name:Ms. Jelena Kovacevic
Job title:Head 
Address: IV proleterske brigade 19, 81000 Podgorica, Montenegro 
Phone: (+382) 20 446 237 
Email: jelena.kovacevic@mrt.gov.me 

Myanmar

Institution: Ministry of Natural Ressources and Environmental Conservation 
Name:Mr.  Htoon  Linn Sein
Job title:Deputy Director General 
Address: Office No.53,  Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar 
Phone: (+95) 9430 35618 
Email: linn.seinhtoon@gmail.com  

Nepal

Institution: Ministry of Population and Environment 
Name:Mr. Bipin Rajbhandari
Job title:Senior Divisional Engineer 
Address: Singha Durbar, 44600 Kathmandu, Nepal 
Phone: (+977) 1 4211743, 00977 9841232282  
Email: rajbhandari.bipin@gmail.com 

Nigeria

Institution: Federal Ministry of Environment 
Name:Mr. Charles Kanu Ikeah
Job title:Director 
Address: Plot 14, Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama,  Abuja, Nigeria 
Phone: (+234) 8033 147 629 
Email: kcikeah@gmail.com 

Palestinian Territories

Institution: Environment Quality Authority 
Name:Mr. Issam Qasem
Job title:Director 
Address: Main Street .Tulkarem , 00972 Tulkarem, Palestinian Territories 
Phone: (+972) 92674558, (+972) 599264232 
Email: isammena@hotmail.com  

Panama

Institution: MINSA  
Name:Mr. Franklin Guarrido
Job title:Ingeniero Agrónomo 
Address: Coregimiento de Ancón, Calle Gorgas, Edificio 261, código 06812,  Ciudad de Panama, Panama 
Phone: (+507) 512 9588 / 512 9131 
Email: fgarridor53@gmail.com 

Panama

Institution: MINSA  
Name:Mr. Yoani Gonzales
Job title:Técnica Ambiental / Biologica 
Address: Coregimiento de Ancón, Calle Gorgas, Edificio 261, código 06812,  Ciudad de Panama, Panama 
Phone: (+507) 512 9273 / 512 9131 
Email: ygonzalez@minsa.gob.pa 

Sri Lanka

Institution: Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment 
Name:Ms. Dhammika Wijayasinghe
Job title:Acting Director 
Address: 416/C/1, Sobadam Piyay Robert Gunawardhana Mawatha,  Battaramulla, Sri Lanka 
Phone: (+94) 11 2034146  
Email: eeconga@yahoo.com 

Switzerland

Institution: Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) 
Name:Mr. Josef Tremp
Job title:Head of Industrial Chemicals Section 
Address: Papiermühlestrasse 172 3063 Ittigen, 3003 Bern, Switzerland 
Phone: (+41) 58 464 46 18 
Email: josef.tremp@bafu.admin.ch 

Syrian Arab Republic

Institution: Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs 
Name:Mr. Eyad Ibrahim
Job title:Deputy Director 
Address: Yosef Azmeh Square P.O. Box 3773,  Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic 
Phone: (+963) 11 231 86 82 
Email: eyad-ib@hotmail.com 

Thailand

Institution: Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment  
Name:Ms. Teeraporn Wiriwutikorn
Job title:Environmentalist, Senior Professional Level 
Address: 92 Soi Phahon Yothin 7, Phahon Yothin Road, Sam Sen Nai,  Phayathai, Bangkok 10400, Thailand 
Phone: (+66) 2298 2422 
Email: teeraporn.w@pcd.go.th; twiriwutikorn@hotmail.com  

Togo

Institution: Ministère de l'Environnement et des Ressources forestières 
Name:Mr. Pagnibam Toï  Meba
Job title:Juriste Environnementaliste, Chef de Division Preservation des milieux et du cadre de vie 
Address: B.P. 4825, 00228 Lomé, Togo 
Phone: (+228) 90 12 33 91 / 98 78 79 43 / 22 /21 33 21 
Email: joaljesus@gmail.com; joaljesus1@gmail.com 

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Institution: EU and International Chemicals 
Name:Mr. Ryan Hartwell
Job title:Policy Advisor 
Address: 2 Marsham Street,  London 3W1P 4DF, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 
Phone: (+41) 202085 654551 
Email: ryan.hartwell@defra.gsi.gov.uk  

Uruguay

Institution: Ministerio de Vivienda, Ordenamiento Territorial y Medio Ambiente 
Name:Mr. Alejandro Nario Carvalho
Job title:Director  
Address: Galicia 1133, 11100 Montevideo, Uruguay 
Phone: (+598) 2917 0710 ext. 4551 4555 4558 
Email: alejandro.nario@mvotma.gub.uy; secretariadinama@mvotma.gub.uy 

Uruguay

Institution: Ministerio de Vivienda, Ordenamiento Territorial y Medio Ambiente 
Name:Ms. Judith Torres
Job title:Asesoria de Asuntos Ambientales Internacionales 
Address: Galicia 1133, 11100 Montevideo, Uruguay 
Phone: (+598) 2917 0710 ext. 4111 
Email: judith.torres@mvotma.gub.uy 

Viet Nam

Institution: Ministry of Industry and Trade 
Name:Mr. Hoang Ngoc Luu
Job title:Deputy Director General  
Address: 91 Dinh Tien Hoang Street,  Hanoi, Viet Nam 
Phone: (+84) 4 2220 5106 
Email: ngoclh@moit.gov.vn 

Yemen

Institution: Environment Protection Authority (EPA) 
Name:Mr. Ali Abdullah Al-Dobhani
Job title:General Director 
Address: Al-Zbyri Street P.O. Box 19719,  Sana’a, Yemen 
Phone: (+967 1) 207 817 
Email: alialdobhani@gmail.com  

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