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COP Bureau

MINUTES

Minutes of the COP Bureau meeting (Advance version)
6-7 October 2016 - Mexico City, Mexico

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MEMBERS

President

His Excellency Mr. Rafael Pacchiano
Minister
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
Mexico

Africa

Dr. Samuel Ndayiragije
Directeur Général
Office Burundais pour la Protection de l'Environnement (OBPE)
Gitega, Burundi

Mr. Mohamed Ali Ben Temessek
Sous Directeur des Milieux Naturels
Direction Générale de l'Environnement et de la Qualité de la Vie
Ministère des Affaires Locales et de l’Environnement
Tunis, Tunisia
COP-MOP Nagoya Protocol alternate for Tunisia:
Mr. Cheikh Mohamed El Abd
Coordinateur
National des Programmes de la Convention sur la Diversité Biologique
Ministère de l’Environnement et du Développement Durable
Nouakchott, Mauritania

Asia and the Pacific

Mr. Monyrak Meng
Director, Department of Biodiversity
General Secretariat of National Council for Sustainable Development
Ministry of Environment
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Ms. Gwendalyn K. Sisior
Information Management System Coordinator
Office of Environmental Response and Coordination
Office of the President
Koror, Palau
COP-MOP Nagoya Protocol alternate for Palau:
Mr. Rahul Chand
Senior Project Officer
Project Management Unit
Ministry of Local Government, Housing and Environment
Suva, Fiji

CEE

Mr. Sergei Melnov
Director, Republican Research Unitary Enterprise
Belarusian Research Center Ecology
Minsk, Belarus

Ms. Elvana Ramaj
Head of Biodiversity Unit
Directorate of Biodiversity and Protected Areas
Ministry of the Environment
Tirana, Albania

GRULAC

Ms. Clarissa Nina
Head
Environment Division
Ministry of External Relations
Brasilia, Brazil
COP-MOP Nagoya Protocol alternate for Brazil:
Ms. Ana Julia Gutiérrez Tellería
Sec. of Embassy
Directorate General for Environmental Affairs
Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Mr. Randolph Edmead
Director
Department of Physical Planning and Environment
Ministry of Sustainable Development
Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis
COP-MOP Nagoya Protocol alternate for St. Kitts and Nevis:
Ms. Marina Hernandez
Directora
Departamento de Recursos Geneticos - Dirección de Biodiversidad
Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

WEOG

Mr. Hayo Haanstra
Senior Policy Adviser
Ministry of Economic Affairs
The Hague, Netherlands

Mr. Basile VanHavre
Director General
Domestic and International Biodiversity Policy
Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment and Climate Change Canada
Gatineau (Quebec), Canada
COP-MOP Cartagena Protocol and Nagoya Protocol alternate for Canada:
Ms. Tone Solhaug
Senior Adviser
Department for Biodiversity, Outdoor Recreation and Cultural Heritage
Ministry of Climate and Environment
Oslo, Norway


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