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PoWPA Focal points contact information

Afghanistan

Mr. Sayed Humayoon Jalal
Director
Wildlife Survey Department
Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL)
Kabul, Afghanistan
E-Mail: humayoon_jalal [ at ] yahoo.com

Albania

Ms. Elvana Ramaj
Biodiversity Expert
Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Water Administration
Tirana, Albania
E-Mail: eramaj [ at ] moe.gov.al

Algeria

Mlle. Nadia Chenouf
Sous Directrice des Sites et Paysages, du Patrimoine Naturel et Biologique
Direction Generale de l'Environnement
Ministère de l'Aménagement du Territoire, de l'Environnement et de la Ville
Alger, Algeria
E-Mail: chenoufnadia [ at ] yahoo.fr

Angola

Sr. Joaquim Lourenço Manuel
Jefe de Departamento de las Áreas Protegidas
Dirección Nacional de la Biodiversidad
Ministerio del Medio Ambiente
Luanda, Angola
E-Mail: mjicky [ at ] yahoo.com.br

Antigua and Barbuda

Ms. Diann Black-Layne
Chief Environment Officer
Environment Division
Government of Antigua and Barbuda
St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda
E-Mail: dcblack11 [ at ] gmail.com

Argentina

Lic. Aida Gotlib
Grupo de Trabajo sobre Areas Protegidas
Subsecretaria de Planificacion y Politica Ambiental
Secretaria de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable
Buenos Aires, Argentina
E-Mail: agotlib [ at ] ambiente.gob.ar

Australia

Ms. Claire Howlett
Assistant Secretary
Biodiversity Policy Branch
Department of the Environment
Canberra, Australia
E-Mail: claire.howlett [ at ] environment.gov.au

Austria

Ms. Gabriele Obermayr
Department II/4 - Nature Protection
Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
Vienna, Austria
E-Mail: gabriele.obermayr [ at ] bmlfuw.gv.at

Azerbaijan

Mr. Hikmet Alizade
Deputy Director
Department of Protection of Biological Diversity & Development of Specially Protected Nature Areas
Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources
Baku, Azerbaijan
E-Mail: alizadehikmet [ at ] mail.az

Bahrain

Dr. Adel Khalifa Al Zayani
Director General
Public Commission for the Protection of Marine Resources, Environment & Wildlife
Isa Town, Bahrain
E-Mail: adel [ at ] pmew.gov.bh

Bangladesh

Mr. Tarik Ul-Islam
Assistant Chief Conservator of Forest
Management Planning Wing, Forest Department
Dhaka, Bangladesh
E-Mail: tarik_fd [ at ] yahoo.com

Barbados

Mr. Steve A. Devonish
Director
Natural Heritage Department
Ministry of the Environment and Drainage
St.Thomas, Barbados
E-Mail: heritage [ at ] barbados.gov.bb

Belarus

Ms. Natalya Minchenko
Head
Department of Biological and Landscape Diversity
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection
Minsk, Belarus
E-Mail: minchenkonataly [ at ] gmail.com

Belgium

Dr. Els Martens
Policy Division - Coordination
Agency for Nature and Forests Central Offices
Brussels, Belgium
E-Mail: els.martens [ at ] lne.vlaanderen.be

Belize

Mrs. Hannah St. Luce-Martinez
Chief Forest Officer
Forest Department
Ministry of Forestry, Fisheries and Sustainable Development
Belmopan, Belize

Benin

M. Ferdinand Claude Kidjo
Ecologue
Cellule technique du Centre National de Gestion des Réserves de Faunes (CENAGREF)
Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Protection de la Nature (MEPN)
Cotonou, Benin
E-Mail: fkidjo [ at ] yahoo.fr

Bhutan

Mr. Karma C. Nyedrup
Joint Director
Environment Assessment Section
National Environment Commission
Thimphu, Bhutan
E-Mail: kc [ at ] nec.gov.bt

Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

Mr. Saúl Chávez Orosco
Director Ejecutivo
Servicio Nacional de Areas Protegidas (SERNAP)
La Paz, Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
E-Mail: schavez [ at ] sernap.gob.bo
Sra. Danna Elizabeth Lara Holguín
Enlace de Planificación (Punto Focal Técnico)
Viceministerio de Medio Ambiente, Biodiversidad, Cambios Climáticos y de Gestión y Desarrollo Forestal
Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Agua
La Paz, Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
E-Mail: dannalara [ at ] hotmail.com

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mr. Branko Vucijak
Assistant Professor
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
University of Sarajevo
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Botswana

Mr. Botshabelo Othusitse
Chief Wildlife Officer, Wildlife Estate Management
Department of Wildlife and National Parks
Ministry of Environment, Wildlife & Tourism
Gaborone, Botswana
E-Mail: bothusitse [ at ] gov.bw

Brazil

Mrs. Ana Paula Leite Prates
Director
Department of Protected Areas
Brasilia, Brazil
E-Mail: ana-paula.prates [ at ] mma.gov.br

Bulgaria

Mr. Dimitar Stoev
Head, Protected Areas Department
National Nature Protection Service
Ministry of Environment and Water
Sofia, Bulgaria
E-Mail: dstoev [ at ] moew.government.bg

Burundi

M. Benoît Nzigidahera
Chef, Service de la Recherche en Biodiversité
Gestionnaire, Site Web National en matière de Biodiversité
Institut National pour l'Environnement et la Conservation de la Nature (INECN)
Gitega, Burundi
E-Mail: nzigidaherabenoit [ at ] yahoo.fr

Cambodia

Ms. Somaly Chan
Director
Department of International Conventions and Biodiversity
Ministry of Environment
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
E-Mail: somalychan.ca [ at ] gmail.com

Cameroon

Dr. Christophe Bring
Sous directeur
Promotion et Restauration de la Nature
Ministry of Environment, Protection of Nature and Sustainable Development
Yaoundé, Cameroon
E-Mail: bringchristophe [ at ] yahoo.fr

Canada

Mr. Pierre Beaufils
International Programs Advisor
Heritage Conservation and Commemoration Directorate
Parks Canada
Gatineau, Canada
E-Mail: pierre.beaufils [ at ] pc.gc.ca

Cape Verde

Ms. Liza Helena Alves Lima
Biologiste, Master in Coastal Science
General Directorate of Environment
Ministério do Ambiente e Agricultura
Praia, Cape Verde
E-Mail: lizaalveslima [ at ] yahoo.com.br

Central African Republic

Mlle Nazareth Koko
Chef de Service des Catastrophes et Calamités Naturelles
Ministère de l'Economie Forestière, de l'Environnement et du Tourisme
Bangui, Central African Republic
E-Mail: nazarethkoko [ at ] yahoo.fr
M. Nour Abdrassoul
Directeur de la Faune et des Aires Protégées
Ministère de l'Economie Forestière, de l'Environnement et du Tourisme
Bangui, Central African Republic
E-Mail: abdrassoul_nour [ at ] yahoo.fr

Chile

Mr. Rodrigo Guijón
Jefe Departamento de Areas Protegidas
Ministerio de Medio Ambiente
Santiago, Chile
E-Mail: rguijon [ at ] mma.gob.cl

China

Mr. Chengshou Bai
Director
Division of Protected Area Management
Department of Nature and Ecology Conservation
Beijing, China
E-Mail: chshbai [ at ] mep.gov.cn

Colombia

Dr. Julia Miranda Londoño
Directora General
Unidad de Parques Nacionales Naturales
Bogota, Colombia
E-Mail: jmiranda [ at ] parquesnacionales.gov.co

Comoros

Mr. Mohamed Ali Mlazahahe
Ingénieur écologue en environnement industriel at urbain
Moroni, Comoros
E-Mail: medaliml [ at ] yahoo.fr

Cook Islands

Mr. Vaitoti Tupa
Director
National Environment Service
Government of the Cook Islands
Rarotonga, Cook Islands
E-Mail: vaitoti [ at ] environment.gov.ck
Ms. Elizabeth Munro
Senior Biodiversity Officer
National Environment Service
Government of the Cook Islands
Rarotonga, Cook Islands
E-Mail: elizabeth [ at ] environment.gov.ck

Costa Rica

Mr. Marco Vinicio Araya
Gerente de Areas Silvestres Protegidas
Sistema Nacional de Areas de Conservacion (SINAC)
Ministerio de Ambiente y Energía (MINAE)
San Jose, Costa Rica
E-Mail: marco.araya [ at ] sinac.go.cr

Côte d'Ivoire

M. Franҫois Djè N'Goran
Directeur technique
Office Ivoirien des Parcs et Réserves
Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
E-Mail: ndjengoran [ at ] yahoo.fr

Croatia

Mr. Daniel Springer
Head of Section for Protected Areas Management
Nature Protection Directorate
Ministry of Environmental and Nature Protection
Zagreb, Croatia
E-Mail: daniel.springer [ at ] mzoip.hr
Ms. Mila Lončar
Expert Associate, Section for Protected Areas Management
Nature Protection Directorate
Ministry of Environmental and Nature Protection
Zagreb, Croatia
E-Mail: mila.loncar [ at ] mzoip.hr

Cuba

Dra Maritza García García
Directora
Centro Nacional de Áreas Protegidas
Ministerio de Ciencia, Technología y Medio Ambiente
La Habana, Cuba
E-Mail: maritza [ at ] snap.cu

Czech Republic

Dr. Handrij Härtel
Deputy Director
Bohemian Switzerland National Park Administration
Krásná Lípa, Czech Republic
E-Mail: h.hartel [ at ] npcs.cz

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mr. Mike Ipanga Mwaku
Direction du Développement Durable
Ministère de l'Environnement, Conservation de la Nature et Tourisme
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
E-Mail: mikeipanga [ at ] yahoo.fr

Dominican Republic

Ing. Eleuterio Martinez
Viceministro de Areas Protegidas y Biodiversidad
Subsecretaría de Estado de Areas Protegidas y Biodiversidad
Secretaría de Estado de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (SEMARENA)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
E-Mail: recursos.geneticos [ at ] medioambiente.gov.do

Ecuador

Lcda. Marcela Torres
Unidad de Areas Protegidas y Ecosistemas Frágiles
Dirección Nacional de Biodiversidad
Ministerio del Ambiente
Quito, Ecuador
E-Mail: marcela.torres [ at ] ambiente.gob.ec

Egypt

Mr. Khaled Allam Harhash
Manager, Planning Unit
National Parks of Egypt
Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs
Cairo, Egypt
E-Mail: khaledallam4 [ at ] yahoo.com

El Salvador

Ing. Nelson Ovidio Arévalo Alvarado
Gerente de Áreas Naturales Protegidas
Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales
San Salvador, El Salvador
E-Mail: narevalo [ at ] marn.gob.sv

Estonia

Mrs. Leelo Kukk
Deputy Director
Environmental Board
Ministry of the Environment
Tallinn, Estonia
E-Mail: leelo.kukk [ at ] keskkonnaamet.ee

Ethiopia

Mr. Kebu Balemie
Ethiopian Biodiversity Institute (EBI)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
E-Mail: kebubal [ at ] yahoo.com

Fiji

Ms. Elizabeth Erasito
Director
National Trust of Fiji
Suva, Fiji
E-Mail: eerasito [ at ] nationaltrust.org.fj

Finland

Mr. Kari Lahti
Senior Advisor, International Cooperation
Metsähallitus
Natural Heritage Services
Vantaa, Finland
E-Mail: kari.lahti [ at ] metsa.fi

France

Mme Eva Aliacar
Adjointe au sous-directeur, Sous direction des Espaces Naturels
Direction de l'Eau et de la Biodiversité, Direction Générale de l'Aménagement, du Logement et de la Nature
Ministère de l'Ecologie, du Développement Durable et de l'Energie
Paris, France
E-Mail: Eva.Aliacar [ at ] developpement-durable.gouv.fr
Mme Fanny Lendi Ramirez
Coordination Biodiversité
Direction de l'Eau et de la Biodiversité, Direction Générale de l'Aménagement, du Logement et de la Nature
Ministère de l'Ecologie, du Développement Durable et de l'Energie
Paris, France
E-Mail: Fanny.LENDI-RAMIREZ [ at ] developpement-durable.gouv.fr

Gabon

M. Guy Alfred Mouity
Chef de Service des Espaces Protégés
Directeur Général de l'Environnement et de la Protection de la Nature
Ministère de la Forêt, de l'Environnement et de la Protection des Ressources Naturelles
Libreville, Gabon
E-Mail: guymouity [ at ] hotmail.com

Gambia

Mr. Kawsu Jammeh
Environmental Education Officer
Department of Parks & Wildlife Management
Abuko, Gambia
E-Mail: kjammehsopee [ at ] yahoo.com

Germany

Mrs. Nicola Breier
Head of Division
N I 4 International Nature Conservation
Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB)
Bonn, Germany
E-Mail: nicola.breier [ at ] bmub.bund.de

Grenada

Mr. Justine Rennie
Chief Fisheries Officer
Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment
St. George's, Grenada
E-Mail: justinar7368 [ at ] hotmail.com

Guatemala

Mr. Fernando Castro
Director
Departamento de Unidades de Conservacion
Consejo Nacional de Areas Protegidas (CONAP)
Guatemala, Guatemala
E-Mail: fercastro [ at ] conap.gob.gt

Guinea

Mr. Aboubacar Oulare
Directeur National de la Diversité Biologique et des Aires Protégées
Ministère de l'Environnement et du Développement Durable
Conakry, Guinea
E-Mail: oulare_aboubacar [ at ] yahoo.fr

Guinea-Bissau

Dr. Justino Biai
Coordinateur
Institut da la Biodiversité et des Aires Protégées (IBAP)
Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
E-Mail: justinobiai [ at ] gmail.com

Guyana

Mr. Damian Fernandes
Director
Natural Resources Management Division
Environmental Protection Agency
Georgetown, Guyana
E-Mail: damianjf [ at ] gmail.com

Haiti

S.E. M. Jean François Thomas
Ministre
Ministère de l'Environnement
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
E-Mail: ministre [ at ] mde-h.gouv.ht

Honduras

Sr. Rafael Amaro García
Director General de Biodiversidad (Technical Focal Point)
Dirección de Biodiversidad (DiBio)
Secretaría de Recursos Naturales y Ambiente (SERNA)
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
E-Mail: rafaelamarog [ at ] gmail.com

Hungary

Ms. Rozália Érdi
Head
Nature Conservation Department
Ministry of Agriculture
Budapest, Hungary
E-Mail: rozalia.szekeres.erdine [ at ] fm.gov.hu

India

Dr. V. B. Mathur
Dean
Faculty of Wildlife Sciences
Wildlife Institute of India
Dehradun, India
E-Mail: vbm [ at ] wii.gov.in

Indonesia

Mr. Sonny Partono
Director of Conservation Areas
Directorate General of Forest Protection and Nature Conservation
Ministry of Forestry
Jakarta, Indonesia
E-Mail: onny.galerie [ at ] gmail.com

Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Mr. Farhang Ghasriani
Director General
Bureau for Habitats and Protected Areas
Department of Environment
Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
E-Mail: f.ghasriani [ at ] doe.ir

Iraq

Dr. Ali Al-Lami
Minister Advisor
Ministry of Environment
Baghdad, Iraq
E-Mail: aaza59 [ at ] yahoo.com

Ireland

Dr. Ciaran O'Keeffe
Scientist/Principal Officer
Science and Biodiversity, National Parks and Wildlife Service
Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
Dublin, Ireland
E-Mail: Ciaran.Okeeffe [ at ] ahg.gov.ie
Mr. Niall Redmond
Assistant Principal Officer
Biodiversity Policy
Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
Dublin, Ireland
E-Mail: niall.redmond [ at ] ahg.gov.ie

Israel

Dr. Simon Nemtzov
Coordinator for International Treaties
Israel Nature and Parks Authority
Jerusalem, Israel
E-Mail: simon [ at ] npa.org.il

Italy

Ms. Maria Carmela Giarratano
Head of Division
Directorate General for Nature and Sea Protection
Ministry of the Environment, Land and Sea
Roma, Italy
E-Mail: giarratano.mariacarmela [ at ] minambiente.it

Jamaica

Ms. Carla Gordon
Manager
Protected Areas Branch
National Environment and Planning Agency
Kingston, Jamaica
E-Mail: cgordon [ at ] nepa.gov.jm

Japan

Mr. Keisuke Takahashi
Assistant Director
National Park Division, Nature Conservation Bureau
Ministry of the Environment
Tokyo, Japan
E-Mail: keisuke2_takahashi [ at ] env.go.jp

Kenya

Mr. Samuel Mutuku Kasiki
Deputy Director
Biodiversity Research and Monitoring Division
Kenya Wildlife Service
Nairobi, Kenya
E-Mail: skasiki [ at ] kws.go.ke

Kiribati

Ms. Nenenteiti Teariki-Ruatu
Deputy Director
Environment and Conservation Division
Ministry of Environment, Lands and Agricultural Development
Tarawa, Kiribati
E-Mail: nenenteitir [ at ] environment.gov.ki

Kuwait

H.E. Dr. Salah M. Al-Mudh'hi
Chairman of the Board & Director General
Environment Public Authority
Safat, Kuwait
E-Mail: dg [ at ] epa.org.kw

Kyrgyzstan

Mr. Kylychbek Jundubaev
Head
Department of Conservation
State Agency on Environment Protection and Forestry
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
E-Mail: envforest [ at ] elcat.kg

Lao People's Democratic Republic

Mr. Lamphanh Kommadam
Head of National Protected Area Management Division
Department of Forestry (DoF)
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF)
Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic
E-Mail: lampkom2011 [ at ] hotmail.com

Latvia

Ms. Vija Buša
Head, Division of Protected Areas
Department of Nature Protection
Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development
Riga, Latvia
E-Mail: vija.busa [ at ] varam.gov.lv

Lebanon

Ms. Grace Rachid
Environmental Specialist
Department of Ecosystems, Service of Natural Resources, Directorate General of Environment
Ministry of Environment
Beirut, Lebanon
E-Mail: g.rachid [ at ] moe.gov.lb

Liberia

Mr. Nathaniel T. Blama
Planning Officer, Project Manager, PA
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Monrovia, Liberia
E-Mail: natpolo2000 [ at ] yahoo.com

Libya

Mr. Essam M. Bouras
Head of Protected Area and Biodiversity Section
Nature Conservation Department
Environment General Authority (EGA)
Tripoli, Libya
E-Mail: eaburass [ at ] yahoo.com

Liechtenstein

Mr. Sven Braden
Legal and International Affairs
Office of Environment
Vaduz, Liechtenstein
E-Mail: nfp_cbd [ at ] llv.li

Lithuania

Mr. Džiugas Anuškevičius
Chief Desk Officer
Protected Areas Strategy Division
Nature Protection Department
Vilnius, Lithuania
E-Mail: d.anuskevicius [ at ] am.lt

Luxembourg

Mr. Claude Origer
Conseiller de Direction 1ère classe
Département de l'environnement
Ministère du Développement durable et des infrastructures
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
E-Mail: Claude.Origer [ at ] mev.etat.lu

Madagascar

Mr. Sahoby Yvy Randriamahaleo
Collaborateur Technique
Direction du Système des Aires Protégées, Direction Générale des Forêts
Ministère de l'Environnement et des Forêts
Antananarivo, Madagascar
E-Mail: sahobyivyrandriamahaleo [ at ] yahoo.fr

Malawi

Mr. Leonard D. Sefu
Director
Department of National Parks and Wildlife
Environmental Affairs Department
Lilongwe, Malawi
E-Mail: dpw [ at ] wildlifemw.net

Malaysia

Mr. Danial Lee Abdullah
Principal Assistant Secretary
Biodiversity and Forestry Management Division
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Putrajaya, Malaysia
E-Mail: danial.nre [ at ] 1govuc.gov.my

Maldives

Ms. Aishath Farhath Ali
Assistant Director
Environmental Protection Agency
Ministry of Environment and Energy
Male', Maldives
E-Mail: farhath.ali [ at ] epa.gov.mv

Mali

M. Amadou Sow
Ingénieur des Eaux et Forêts
Chef, Section Aménagement des Réserves de Biosphère et des Parcs Nationaux
Ministère de l'Environnement et de l'Assainissement
Bamako, Mali
E-Mail: amadsogmail [ at ] yahoo.fr

Mauritania

M. Cheikh Ould Sidi Mohamed
Coordinateur National des Programmes de la Convention sur la Diversité Biologique
Ministère Délégué auprès du Premier Ministre chargé de l'Environnement et du Développement Durable
Nouakchott, Mauritania
E-Mail: cheikhysidi [ at ] yahoo.fr

Mauritius

Mrs. Mira Devi Hurbungs
Divisional Scientific Officer
Marine Conservation Division
Ministry of Environment & Sustainable Development
Port Louis, Mauritius
E-Mail: mhurbungs [ at ] mail.gov.mu

Mexico

Sr. Luis Fueyo Mac Donald
President
Comisionado Nacional de Areas Protegidas
Mexico DF, Mexico
E-Mail: lfueyo [ at ] conanp.gob.mx

Micronesia (Federated States of)

Ms. Alissa Takesy
Assistant Secretary, Protected Areas Network Coordinator
Division of Resource Management and Development
Department of Resources and Development
Palikir, Pohnpei, Micronesia (Federated States of)
E-Mail: alissa.takesy [ at ] fsmrd.fm

Monaco

M. Raphael Simonet
Chef
Direction de l'Environnement
Departement de l'Equipement, de l'Environnement et de l'Urbanisme
Monaco, Monaco
E-Mail: rsimonet [ at ] gouv.mc

Mongolia

Mr. Ayuush Namkhai
Director
Department for Special Protected Area
Ministry of Environment and Green Development
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
E-Mail: namkhai_spa [ at ] yahoo.com

Montenegro

Mr. Novak Čadjenović
Adviser
Ministry of Spatial Planning and Environment
Podgorica, Montenegro
E-Mail: novak.cadjenovic [ at ] gov.me

Morocco

M. Mohammed Ribi
Chef de la Division des Parcs et Réserves Naturelles Pilotes et des Etudes d'Impact et Direceteur du projet "Stratégie /Plan d'action / Rapport National sur la Biodiversité"
Haut Commissariat aux Eaux et Forêts et à la Lutte Contre la Désertification
Secrétariat d'État Chargé de l'Eau et de l'Environnement
Agdal Rabat, Morocco
E-Mail: mohammed-ribi [ at ] yahoo.fr

Mozambique

Mrs. Felismina A. Longamane Langa
National Directorate for Conservation Areas
Maputo, Mozambique
E-Mail: felisminal [ at ] yahoo.com.br

Myanmar

Mr. Win Naing Thaw
Director, Nature and Wildlife Conservation Division
Forest Department
Ministry of Forestry
Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
E-Mail: nwcdfd [ at ] gmail.com

Nepal

Mr. Hari Bhadra Acharya
Management Officer
Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation
Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation
Kathmandu, Nepal
E-Mail: hbacharya07 [ at ] gmail.com

Netherlands

Ms. Hilde Visser
Directorate NLP
Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality
The Hague, Netherlands
E-Mail: h.c.visser [ at ] minlnv.nl

New Zealand

Mr. Andrew Bignell
Manager, Strategic Partnerships
Department of Conservation
Wellington, New Zealand
E-Mail: abignell [ at ] doc.govt.nz

Nicaragua

Lic. Freddy Rivera Umanzor
Director Específico de Areas Protegidas
Dirección General de Patrimonio Natural
Ministerio del Ambiente y los Recursos Naturales (MARENA)
Managua, Nicaragua
E-Mail: frivera [ at ] marena.gob.ni

Niger

Mr. Boukar Attari
Conseiller
Conseil National del 'Environnement pour un Développement Durable
Niamey, Niger
E-Mail: biocnedd [ at ] intnet.ne

Nigeria

Mr. Shehu Ndaman
Assistant Director
Biodiversity Conservation
Federal Ministry of Environment
Abuja, Nigeria
E-Mail: shehunda [ at ] yahoo.com

Niue

Mr. Sauni Tongatule
Director
Department of Environment
Alofi, Niue
E-Mail: biodiversity.ca [ at ] mail.gov.nu

Norway

Mr. Egil Roll
Senior Adviser
Norwegian Environment Agency
Trondheim, Norway
E-Mail: egil.roll [ at ] miljodir.no

Oman

Mr. Amran Al-Kamzari
Senior Nature Reserve Specialist
Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs
Muscat, Oman
E-Mail: amalkamzari [ at ] gmail.com

Pakistan

Mr. Abdul Munaf Qaimkhani
Deputy Inspector General Forests II
Ministry of Climate Change
Islamabad, Pakistan
E-Mail: amqaimkhani [ at ] yahoo.com
Mr. Umeed Khalid
Conservator Wildlife
Ministry of Climate Change
Islamabad, Pakistan
E-Mail: umeed_khalid [ at ] yahoo.com

Palau

Mr. King Sam
Special Assistant to Minister/Programme Manager
Protected Areas Network
Ministry of Natural Resources, Environment and Tourism
Koror, Palau
E-Mail: esuroi1 [ at ] gmail.com
Ms. Gwendalyn K. Sisior
Scientific Officer/Database Manager
Ministry of Natural Resources, Environment and Tourism
Koror, Palau
E-Mail: gsisior07 [ at ] gmail.com

Peru

Mr. Pedro Gamboa Moquillaza
Jefe
Servicio Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas por el Estado (SERNAP)
Lima, Peru
E-Mail: pgamboa [ at ] sernanp.gob.pe

Philippines

Dr. Theresa Mundita S. Lim
Director
Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB)
Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)
Quezon City, Philippines
E-Mail: munditalim [ at ] yahoo.com

Poland

Mr. Marek Kajs
Directorate General for Environmental Protection
Ministry of the Environment
Warsaw, Poland
E-Mail: marek.kajs [ at ] gdos.gov.pl

Republic of Korea

Ms. Giwon Seo
Deputy Director
Global Environment Division, International Cooperation Office
Ministry of Environment
Sejong Special Self-Governing City, Republic of Korea
E-Mail: g1seo [ at ] korea.kr

Republic of Moldova

Mrs. Veronica Josu
Deputy Head
Natural Resources and Biodiversity Department
Ministry of Environment
Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
E-Mail: josu [ at ] mediu.gov.md

Romania

Ms. Ramona Cherăscu
Deputy Director
Biodiversity Department
Ministry of Environment and Forests
Bucharest, Romania
E-Mail: ramona.cherascu [ at ] mmediu.ro

Rwanda

Mr. François Bizimungu
Research and Monitoring Manager
Protected Areas
Ministry of Environment and Lands
Kigali, Rwanda
E-Mail: bizifra [ at ] yahoo.fr

Saint Lucia

Mr. Michael Bobb
Deputy Chief Forestry Officer
Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Fisheries and Forestry
Soufriere, Saint Lucia
E-Mail: michaelbobb_2000 [ at ] yahoo.com

Samoa

Mr. Faleafaga Toni Tipama'a
Assistant Chief Executive Officer
Division of Environment and Conservation
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Apia, Samoa
E-Mail: toni.tipamaa [ at ] mnre.gov.ws

Saudi Arabia

Mr. Kutaiba H. Al-Saadon
Director
Department of Protected Areas Planning
Saudi Wildlife Authority
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
E-Mail: sadon2 [ at ] windowslive.com

Senegal

M. Ousmane Kane
Directeur Adjoint
Directions des Parcs Nationaux du Senegal
Dakar, Senegal
E-Mail: oussou77 [ at ] hotmail.com

Serbia

Miss Snežana Prokić
Ministry of Energy, Development and Environmental Protection
Belgrade, Serbia
E-Mail: snezana.prokic [ at ] merz.gov.rs

Seychelles

Mr. Rony Renaud
Managing Director
Seychelles Centre for Marine Research & Technology- Marine Parks Authority (SCMRT-MPA)
Ministry of Home Affairs, Environment, Transport and Energy
Victoria, Mahé, Seychelles
E-Mail: r.renaud [ at ] scmrt-mpa.sc

Sierra Leone

Mrs. Kate Garnett
Assistant Conservator of Forests
Freetown, Sierra Leone
E-Mail: kgarnett [ at ] nacef-sl.org

Singapore

Mr. Muslim Anshari Rahman
National Biodiversity Centre
National Parks Board
Singapore, Singapore
E-Mail: muslim_anshari_rahman [ at ] nparks.gov.sg
Dr. Geoffrey Davison
Assistant Director / Terrestrial
National Biodiversity Centre
National Parks Board
Singapore, Singapore
E-Mail: geoffrey_davison [ at ] nparks.gov.sg

Slovakia

Ms. Karina Kovácsová
Division of Nature and Landscape Protection
Ministry of Environment
Bratislava, Slovakia
E-Mail: karina.kovacsova [ at ] enviro.gov.sk
Mr. Ján Kadlečík
State Nature Conservancy
Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
E-Mail: jan.kadlecik [ at ] sopsr.sk
Ms. Tereza Thompson
State Nature Conservancy
Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
E-Mail: tereza.thompson [ at ] sopsr.sk

Slovenia

Dr. Katarina Groznik Zeiler
Secretary
Sector for Nature Conservation
Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning
Ljubljana, Slovenia
E-Mail: katarina.zeiler-groznik [ at ] gov.si

Solomon Islands

Mr. Joseph Hurutarau
Chief Conservation Officer of Protected Areas and Biodiversity Planning
Environment and Conservation Division
Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology
Honiara, Solomon Islands
E-Mail: jhurutarau [ at ] gmail.com

Somalia

H.E. Amb. Mohamud Ali. H. Hashi
Director
National Environment Management Office (NEMO)
Office of the Prime Minister
Mogadishu, Somalia
E-Mail: deegankadirector [ at ] gmail.com

South Africa

Mr. Karl Naude
Deputy Director
Protected area Planning and Development
Department of Environmental Affairs
Pretoria, South Africa
E-Mail: knaude [ at ] deat.gov.za

Spain

Mr. Rafael Hidalgo
Jefe de Área de Espacios Naturales Protegidos
Dirección General de Medio Natural y Política Forestal
Madrid, Spain
E-Mail: rhidalgom [ at ] mma.es

Sri Lanka

Mr. Gamini Gamage
Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy
Battaramulla, Sri Lanka
E-Mail: gaminigamage [ at ] yahoo.co.uk

Sudan

Prof. Haider Elsafi Mohamed Ali Shapo
Secretary General
Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources (HCENR)
Khartoum, Sudan
E-Mail: hcenr2005 [ at ] yahoo.com

Suriname

Mrs. Estrella Kromodihardjo-Madngisa
Head Environmental Policy Officer
Environmental Section
Ministry of Labour, Technological Development and Environment
Paramaribo, Suriname
E-Mail: milieu_atm [ at ] yahoo.com

Swaziland

Mr. Titus S. Dlamini
Chief Executive Officer
Swaziland National Trust Commission
Lobamba, Swaziland
E-Mail: ceo [ at ] sntc.org.sz

Sweden

Mr. Olle Höjer
Swedish Environmental Protection Agency
Stockholm, Sweden
E-Mail: Olle.Hojer [ at ] naturvardsverket.se

Syrian Arab Republic

Eng. Mayada Saad
Head of Biodiversity Department
Ministry of State for Environment Affairs
Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic
E-Mail: mayadasaad5 [ at ] yahoo.com

Tajikistan

Mr. Khisravshoh Shermatov
Division Head
Research Laboratory for Nature Protection
Committee for Environmental Protection
Dushanbe, Tajikistan
E-Mail: shermatov.khisrav [ at ] gmail.com

Timor-Leste

Mr. Manuel Mendes
Director for the National Directorate for Protected Areas
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries
Dili, Timor-Leste
E-Mail: lai_luhat78 [ at ] yahoo.com

Togo

M. Kotchikpa Okoumassou
Directeur de la Faune et de la Chasse par intérim
Direction de la Faune et de la Chasse
Ministère de l'Environnement et des Ressources Forestières
Lomé, Togo
E-Mail: okoumassoukotchikpa [ at ] yahoo.fr

Tonga

Mr. Asipeli Palaki
Director
Ministry of Environment & Climate Change
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
E-Mail: apalaki [ at ] gmail.com
Ms. Atelaite Matoto
Head of Technical & Sustainable Development/PoWPA Project Coordinator
Technical & Sustainable Development
Ministry of Environment & Climate Change
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
E-Mail: lupe.matoto [ at ] gmail.com
Mr. Nalesoni Leka
PoWPA Project Officer
Ministry of Environment & Climate Change
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
E-Mail: nalesoni [ at ] gmail.com

Trinidad and Tobago

Dr. David Persaud
Environmental Manager
Environmental Policy and Planning Division
Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
E-Mail: David.Persaud [ at ] gov.tt
Mr. Kishan Kumarsingh
Head (Alternative Contact Point)
Multilateral Environmental Agreements Unit
Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
E-Mail: kishan.kumarsingh [ at ] gov.tt

Turkmenistan

Ms. Ogulsona Karyyeva
Head
Flora and Fauna Protection Department
Ministry of Nature Protection
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
E-Mail: karyyeva.sonanym [ at ] gmail.com

Tuvalu

Mr. Mataio Tekinene
Director of Environment
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade, Tourism, Environment and Labour
Funafuti, Tuvalu
E-Mail: mtekinene [ at ] gov.tv
Ms. Tilia Tima
Biodiversity Officer
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade, Tourism, Environment and Labour
Funafuti, Tuvalu
E-Mail: tilia.tima [ at ] gmail.com

Uganda

Mr. Aggrey Rwetsiba
Monitoring and Research Coordinator
Uganda Wildlife Authority
Kampala, Uganda
E-Mail: aggrey.rwetsiba [ at ] uwa.or.ug

Ukraine

Mr. Igor Ivanenko
Deputy Director
Directorate of Protected Areas
Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources
Kyiv, Ukraine
E-Mail: ecoland [ at ] menr.gov.ua

United Arab Emirates

Eng. (Mr.) Saif Mohammed Al Shara
Undersecretary
Water Resources and Nature Conservation Affairs
Ministry of Environment and Water
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
E-Mail: smalshara [ at ] moew.gov.ae

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mrs. Clare Hamilton
Head
International Biodiversity Policy Unit
Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra)
London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
E-Mail: clare.hamilton [ at ] defra.gsi.gov.uk

United Republic of Tanzania

Mrs. Esther Shushu Makwaia
Principal Environmental Officer
Division of Environment
Vice President's Office
Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania
E-Mail: esther_makwaia [ at ] hotmail.com

Uruguay

Lic. Mario Batalles
Jefe del Departamento del Sistema Nacional de Areas Protegidas
Division Biodiversidad y Areas Protegidas, Dirección Nacional de Medio Ambiente
Ministerio de Vivienda, Ordenamiento Territorial y Medio Ambiente
Montevideo, Uruguay
E-Mail: mario.batalles [ at ] dinama.gub.uy

Uzbekistan

Mr. Aleksandr Grigoryants
Acting Head
Inspection of State Biological Control
State Committee for Nature Protection
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
E-Mail: a.grigor50 [ at ] mail.ru

Vanuatu

Ms. Donna Kalfatak
Senior Biodiversity Officer
Department of Environmental Protection and Conservation
Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources
Port Vila, Vanuatu
E-Mail: dkalfatak [ at ] vanuatu.gov.vu

Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

Dr. Jesús Manzanilla Puppo
Director General (CBD Technical Focal Point)
Oficina Nacional de Diversidad Biológica
Ministerio del Poder Popular para el Ambiente
Caracas, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
E-Mail: jesusmanzanillap [ at ] hotmail.com
Mr. Javier Hernández
Line Manager of Protected Natural Areas
Biodiversity National Office
Ministry of People's Power for Environment
Caracas 1010, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
E-Mail: areasestrategicasondb [ at ] gmail.com

Viet Nam

Ms. Nhan Thi Thanh Hoang
Deputy Director
Biodiversity Conservation Agency
Vietnam Environment Administration
Hanoi, Viet Nam
E-Mail: hnhan [ at ] vea.gov.vn

Yemen

Mr. Khaled Saeed Al-Shaibani
Chairman
Environment Protection Authority (EPA)
Sana'a, Yemen
E-Mail: epa-yemen [ at ] yemen.net.ye

Zambia

Mr. Allan Dauchi
Environment Management Officer
Ministry of Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection
Lusaka, Zambia
E-Mail: duchi45 [ at ] yahoo.com

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