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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

@mail: air_meetings[at]un.org

 

Contact Form
NATIONAL FOCAL POINTS
Country Focal Point
Albania                         Ms. Jona SULI
Expert
Directorate of Tourism Development Programs
of Strategies
Ministry of Tourism and Environment
Dëshmorët e Kombit Blvd. Nr. 1 
1001 Tirana, Albania
Phone : +355 692 336 768
@: [email protected]
Armenia Ms. Gayane SHAHNAZARYAN
Deputy Director 
Environmental Monitoring and Information Center
Ministry of Nature Protection
Komitas str. 29/1
0012 Yerevan, Armenia
Phone: +37 410 27 20 07
@[email protected]
@[email protected]
Austria Mr. Thomas PARIZEK
Directorate V - Environment and Circular Economy
Unit 11 - Plant-related Environmental Protection
Environmental Assessment & Air Pollution Control
Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment,
Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology
Stubenbastei 5
1010 Vienna, Austria
Phone : +43 1  71100 611227
@: [email protected]
 

Ms. Katharina ISEPP
Directorate V - Environment and Circular Economy
Unit 11 - Plant-related Environmental Protection
Environmental Assessment & Air Pollution Control
Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment,
Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology
Stubenbastei 5
1010 Vienna, Austria
Phone : +43 1 71100 611722
@: [email protected]

Azerbaijan Mr. Jeyhun HASANOV
Director
Climate Change Center under
the National Hydrometeorology Service
Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources
H. Aliyev ave. 50
1073 Baku, Azerbaijan
Phone : +99 412 566 27 94, +99 412 538 53 81
@: [email protected]; [email protected]
cc: [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]
Belarus Mr. Aliaksandr KORBUT
Deputy Minister
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection
10 Kollektornaya St.
22004 Minsk, Belarus
Phone: +375172007048
@: [email protected]
Belgium Mr. Peter MEULEPAS
Policy Advisor 
Environmental Department, Division Energy, Climate and Green Economy
Flemish Government
Koning Albert II-laan 20
1000 Brussels, Belgium
Phone: +32 479 650 825
@: [email protected]
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Tentative contact person:
Ms. Alma SAHBEGOVIC
Senior Specialist
Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations
Musala 9
71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Phone: +387 335 86385
@: [email protected], [email protected]

Bulgaria Mr. Ivan ANGELOV
Director
Air Quality Directorate
Ministry of Environment and Water
22, Maria Luisa Blvd
1000 Sofia, Bulgaria
Phone: +359 2 940 63 05
@: [email protected]
Canada Ms. Jennifer KERR
Director of Air Emissions Priorities
Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Directorate in
the Environmental Protection Branch
Environment and Climate Change Canada
20051-351 Saint Joseph Blvd
K1A 0H3 Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
Phone: +1 819 420 7758
Mobile: +1 613 897 7154
@: [email protected]
  Ms. Dominique PRITULA
Senior Policy Analyst - Air Emission Priorities
Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Directorate 
Environment and Climate Change Canada
20006-351 Saint Joseph Blvd
K1A 0H3 Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
Phone: +1 819 420 7738
Mobile: +1 819 576 3394
@: [email protected]
Croatia Ms. Sandra KRMPOTIC
Senior Advisor - Specialist
Directorate for climate activities, sustainable development  and  protection of air and soil and from light pollution
Ministry of Environmental and Energy
Radnicka cesta 80/3
10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Phone: +385 1 3717 237
Fax: +385 1 3717 135
@: [email protected]
Cyprus Mr. Anastasios YIANNAKI
Director
Department of Labour Inspection
Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance
P.O. Box 24855
1304 Nicosia, Cyprus
Phone : ++357 2240 5623
Fax : +357 2266 3788
@: [email protected]
  Mr. Chrysanthos SAVVIDES
Labour Inspection Officer
Air Quality and Strategic Planning Section Head
Department of Labour Inspection
Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance
P.O. Box 24855
1304 Nicosia, Cyprus
Phone : +357 2240 5640
Fax : +357 2266 3788
@: [email protected]
Czech Republic Mr. Pavel GADAS
Head of Unit of Combustion Sources and Fuels
Department of Air Protection
Ministry of the Environment
Vršovická 1442/ 65
100 00 Prague 10, Czech Republic
Phone: +420 267 122 266
Mobile: +420 739 242 390
@: [email protected]
Denmark

Ms. Heidi RAVNBORG
Technical Advisor
Export and Environmental Technology
Ministry of Environment and Food
Slotsholmsgade 12 
1612 Copenhagen, Denmark
Phone: +45 20 75 64 77
@: [email protected]

Estonia Ms. Heidi KOGER 
Head of the Ambient Air and Radiation Department 
Ministry of the Environment
Narva mnt 7a
15172 Tallinn, Estonia
Phone: +372 62 62 976
@: [email protected]
Finland Ms. Jaakko KUISMA 
Ministerial Adviser
Ministry of the Environment 
P.O. Box 35 
00023 Government, Finland
Phone: +358 295 250 442
Mobile: +358 50 394 8763
@: [email protected]
EMEP related issues Ms. Katriina KYLLÖNEN
Finnish Meteorological Institute
Erik Palménin aukio 1
00560 Helsinki, Finland
Phone: +358 503 526 722
@: [email protected]
France Ms. Pascale VIZY
Chief - Project on the Coordination of agreed Air Quality Monitoring Associations
Ministry of Ecological and Solidary Transition
Grande Arche, Tour Pascal A et B La Défense
92055 Île-de-France, France
Phone: +33 40 81 21 22
@: [email protected]
  Ms. Marie-Pierre MEGANCK
Advisor Environment - Transport
Permanent Representative of France 
to the United Nations Office 
and other international organizations in Geneva
Route de Pregny 36
1292 Chambésy, Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 758 91 09
Mobile: +41 79 245 84 79
@: [email protected]
Georgia Mr. Noe MEGRELISHVILI
Head of Ambient Air Division
Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture
6 Marshal Gelovani ave.
0159 Tbilisi, Georgia
Phone: +995 595 119 735
@: [email protected]

Germany
(EB and WGSR related issues)

Ms. Katja KRAUS
Senior Advisor
Division IG I 2 - Installation-based Air Pollution Control, Ambient Air Quality
Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature conservation and Nuclear Safety
Stresemannstrasse 128-130
10117 Berlin, Germany
Phone: +49 30 18 305 2755
@: [email protected]
EMEP related issues Ms. Elke BIEBER
Umweltbundesamt / Federal Environmental Agency
Division II 4.5
Paul-Ehrlich-Str. 29
63225 Langen, Germany
Phone: +49 6103 704 172
@: [email protected]
WGE related issues

Ms. Gudrun SCHUETZE
Umweltbundesamt / Federal Environmental Agency
Division II 4.3
Wörlitzer Platz 1
06844 Dessau, Germany 
Phone: +49 340 2103 3199
@: [email protected]

Greece Mr. Anastasios ADAMOPOULOS
Air Quality Expert
Directorate General of Environment Policy
Directorate of Climate Change and Air Quality
Department of Air Quality 
National Reference Laboratory of Air Quality
Ministry of Environment and Energy
Patission Street 147
11251 Athens, Greece
Phone: +30 210 86 500 76
@: [email protected]
  Ms. Irini TSILIBARI
Head of the Air Quality Department
Directorate of Climate Change and Air Quality
Department of Air Quality 
Ministry of Environment and Energy
Patission Street 147
11251 Athens, Greece
Phone: +30 210 86 500 76 
@: [email protected]
Hungary Ms. Judit VARGA
Counsellor
Ministry of Agriculture
Kossuth tér 11
1055 Budapest, Hungary
Phone: +361 7952457
@: [email protected]
Iceland Ms. Vanda HELLSING
Head of Division, Department of Climate Action
Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources
Skuggasundi 1
101 Reykjavik, Iceland
Phone: +354 545 8676
@: [email protected]
Ireland Mr. Micheal YOUNG
Senior Advisor
Environment Advisory Unit
Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment 
29-31 Adelaide Road
Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone: +353 678 2140
Mobile: +353 872 609 704
@: [email protected]
Italy Ms. Cristina LEONARDI
Expert on Air Quality
National Council of Research 
Ministry for Environment, Land and Sea
via Cristoforo Colombo 44
00147 Rome, Italy
Phone: +39 06 5722 5040
@: [email protected]biente.it
Kazakhstan Mr. A. SHIRANOV
Director
Department of Environmental Policy and Sustainable Development 
Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources
Nur-Sultan city, Mangilik El Avenue 8, 14nd entrance
010000 Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan
Phone: +7 7172 74 01 98
@: [email protected]
  Ms. D. AGYBAEVA
Main Expert
Committee of Environemental Regulation and Control 
Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources
Nur-Sultan city, Mangilik El Avenue 8, 14nd entrance
010000 Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan
Phone: +7 7172 74 08 20
@: [email protected]
Kyrgyz Republic Mr. Mirslav AMANKULOV
Director
The State Agency on Environment Protection and Forestry
142 Gorkiy Street
720005 Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic
Phone: +996 312 545057
Fax: + 996 312 545091
@: [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected] 
Latvia Ms. Ieva GRIKE
Senior Expert
Environmental Pretection Department
Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development
Peldu iela 25
1494 Riga, Latvia
Phone: +371 6702 6509
@: [email protected]
Liechtenstein Mr. Andreas GSTÖHL
Head of Division of Environmental Protection 
Office of Environment
Gerberweg 5
9490 Vaduz, Liechtenstein
Phone: +423 236 61 86
@: [email protected]
  Ms. Heike SUMMER
Head of Bureau of International Affairs and Climate 
Office of Environment
Gerberweg 5
9490 Vaduz, Liechtenstein
Phone: +423 236 61 96
@: [email protected]
Lithuania Ms. Danguolė SUŽIEDĖLYTĖ
Chief Specialist of Pollution Prevention Policy Group
Ministry of Environment 
Jakšto 4/9
01105 Vilnius, Lithuania
Phone: +370 706 63517
@: [email protected]
  Mr. Paulius ŽVIRBLIS
Chief Specialist of Pollution Prevention Policy Group
Ministry of Environment 
Jakšto 4/9
01105 Vilnius, Lithuania
Phone: +370 706 63507
@: [email protected]
Luxembourg Mr. Paul RASQUÉ
Attaché de Gouvernement
Département de l'Environnement
Ministère de l'Environnement, du Climat et du Développement durable
4 Place de l'Europe
2918 Luxembourg
Phone: +352 247 868 18
Fax: +352 247 868 35
@: [email protected]
Malta Mr. Kevin MERCIECA
Deputy Director - Environment and Resources
Environment and Resources Authority
Spencer Hill
Marsa MRS 1441, Malta
Phone: +356 2292 3520
@: kevin.merci[email protected]
@: [email protected]
  Mr. Joseph CARUANA
Permanent Secretary
Ministry for the Environment, Climate Change and Planning
St. Venera SVR 1301, Malta
@: [email protected]
Monaco Mr. Philippe ANTOGNELLI
Chef de Section
Direction de l'Environnement
3 avenue de Fontvieille
98000 Monaco
Phone: +377 98 98 46 80
Fax: +377 92 05 28 91
@: [email protected]
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
@: [email protected]
  Mr. Pavle DURASKOVIC
Head of Environment Department
Institute of Hydrometeorology and Seismology
IV Proleterske brigade 19
81000 Podgorica, Montenegro
Phone: +382 20 655 365
Fax: +382 20 655 183
@: [email protected]
Netherlands

Mr. Eduard DAME
Coordinating policy officer
DG Environment and International Affairs / DCLE - Cluster Air
Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management
Rijnstraat 8
2515 XP The Hague, The Netherlands
Mobile: +31 6 525 95 929
@[email protected]

Norway Ms. Eli Marie ASEN
Senior Advisor
Ministry of Climate and Environment
P.O. Box 8013 Dep.
0030 Oslo, Norway
Phone: +47 2224 6022
Mobile: +47 9704 3965
@:  [email protected]
Poland Ms. Emilia KONOPKA-GORNA
Senior Specialist
Department of Air Protection and Climate
Ministry of the Environment
52/54 Wawelska St.
00-922 Warsaw, Poland
Phone: +48 22 36 92 872
Fax: +48 22 36 92 217
@: [email protected]
Portugal Ms. Paula MEIRELES
Head of Division, Air and Noise Management Unit
Environment Management Department
Portuguese Environment Agency
Rua da Murgueira 9 - Zambujal - Alfragide
2610-124 Amadora, Portugal
Phone: +351 214 728 200
Fax: +351 214 719 074
@: [email protected]
  Ms. Filipa MARQUES
Technical Officer
Portuguese Environment Agency
Rua da Murgueira 9 - Zambujal - Alfragide
2610-124 Amadora, Portugal
Phone: +351 214 721 486
Fax: +351 214 719 074
@: [email protected]
  Ms. Dília JARDIM
Head of Department - Environmental Management
Portuguese Environment Agency
Rua da Murgueira 9 - Zambujal - Alfragide
2610-124 Amadora, Portugal
Phone: +351 214 728 274
Fax: +351 214 719 074
@: [email protected]
EMEP related issues

Ms. Lourdes BUGALHO
Technical Officer
Instituto Portugues do Mar e da Atmosfera
Rua C ao Aeroporto
1749-077 Lisboa, Portugal
Phone: +351 218 447 076
Fax: +351 218 402 370
@: [email protected]

EMEP related issues Mr. Diamantino HENRIQUES
Technical Officer
Instituto Portugues do Mar e da Atmosfera Observatorio Afonsos Chaves
Rua Mãe de Deus - Relvão
9500-321 Ponta Delgada, Portugal
Phone: +351 296 650 210
Fax: +351 218 402 370
@: [email protected]
Republic of Moldova Ms. Stela DRUCIOC
Head of Air and Climate Change Policies Division
Ministry of Environment
162 Stefan cel Mare si Sfant Blvd.
2004 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Phone: +373 22 204 580
@: [email protected]
Republic of North Macedonia Ms. Aleksandra NESTOROVSKA-KRSTESKA
Advisor on emission data gathering, processing, analysis and presentation
Macedonian Environmental Information Centre
Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning
Plostad Presveta Bogorodica num 3
1000 Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
Phone: +389 2523 1516
@: [email protected], [email protected]
EMEP related issues

Ms. Aneta STEFANOVSKA
Head of Air Quality Unit
Macedonian Environmental Information Centre
Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning
Plostad Presveta Bogorodica num 3
1000 Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
Phone: +389 2351 483
@: [email protected]

Romania Ms. Dorina MOCANU
General Director
Impact Assessment and Pollution Control General Department 
Ministry of Environment 
12 Libertatii Blvd, 5 District 
040129 Bucharest, Romania
Phone: +40 21 408 9530
@: [email protected]
  Ms. Felicia IOANA
Head of Unit Pollution Control and Air Protection Unit
Impact Assessment and Pollution Control General Directorate 
Ministry of Environment 
12 Libertatii Blvd, 5 District 
040129 Bucharest, Romania
Phone: +40 21 408 9595
@: [email protected]
Russian Federation Mr. Sergey VASILIEV
Counsellor
Department of International Cooperation
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment 
4/6, ul. B. Gruzinskaya
123995 Moscow, Russian Federation
Phone: +7 499 766 26 61
Fax: +7 495 254 82 83
@: [email protected]
Serbia
(EB and WGSR related issues)
Ms. Jasmina ĆURČIĆ
Advisor
Air and Ozone Layer Protection Department
Ministry of Environmental Protection
Omladinskih brigada 1
11000 Belgrade, Serbia
Phone: +381 11 2856 535
@:  [email protected]
EMEP/WGE related issues Mr. Goran JOVANOVIC
Advisor
National Register of Pollution Sources
Serbian Enviormental Protection Agency
Ruze Jovanovica 27a
11000 Belgrade, Serbia
Phone: +381 11 63 56 780
@:  [email protected]
EMEP/WGE related issues

Ms. Tamara PERUNOVIĆ ĆULIĆ
Assistant Director

Serbian Environmental Protection Agency
Sokolska 10
11000 Belgrade, Serbia
Phone: +381 11 635 6766
@:  [email protected]

Slovakia Ms. Zuzana KOCUNOVÁ
Head of Department of Air Protection
Ministry of Environment
Namestie L'udovita Stura 1
81235 Bratislava, Slovakia
Phone: +421 908 901 082
@: [email protected]
  Mr. Levente MOLNÁR
Principal State Advisor
Section of Climate Change and Air Protection
Ministry of Environment
Namestie L'udovita Stura 1
81235 Bratislava, Slovakia
Phone: +421 918 167 933
@: [email protected]
Slovenia Tentative contact person:
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
@: [email protected]
Spain Ms. Natalia ALONSO SOPENA
Jefa de área de la Subdirección General de Calidad del Aire y Medio Ambiente Industrial
Dirección general de Biodiversidad y Calidad Ambiental 
Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica
Plaza de San Juan de la Cruz
28071 Madrid, Spain
Phone: +34 91 597 57 44 
@: [email protected]
  Ms. Marta Muñoz CUESTA
Deputy Director of Air Quality and Industrial Environment
Ministry for the Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge
Plaza de San Juan de la Cruz
28071 Madrid, Spain
Phone: +34 91 597 60 19 
@: [email protected]
Sweden Ms. Petra HAGSTRÖM
Swedish Environmental Protection Agency
Valhallavägen 195
10648 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: +46 10 698 12 84
@: [email protected]
Switzerland Mr. Richard BALLAMAN
Head of Air Quality Management Section
Air Pollution Control and Chemicals Division
Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN)
3003 Bern, Switzerland
Phone: +41 58 462 64 96
@: [email protected];
@: [email protected]
Tajikistan Tentative contact person:
Mr. Saidismon SUDUROV
Head of Department on State Control for Air Protection
Committee of Environmental Protection
5/1 Shamsi street
734003 Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Phone: +99237 236 5980
@: [email protected]
Turkey Ms. Irde GURTEPE
Head of Air Management Department
Directorate General for Environmental Management
Ministry of Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change
Mustafa Kemal Mahallesi 2082. Cadde no. 52
06520 Çankaya/Ankara, Turkey
Phone: +90 312 586 3152
Fax: +90 312 474 0335
@: [email protected]
EMEP Protocol / Gothenburg Protocol related issues Ms. Canan Esin KOKSAL
Expert - Air Management Department
Directorate General for Environmental Management
Ministry of Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change
Mustafa Kemal Mahallesi 2082. Cadde no. 52
06520 Çankaya/Ankara, Turkey
Phone: +90 312 586 3155
Fax: +90 312 474 0335
@: [email protected]
Turkmenistan  
Ukraine Tentative contact person:
Ms. Yulia Rymarieva
Chief Specialist of the Division for Air and Environmental Audit of the Department for Environmental Safety and Permits and Licensing Activities
Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection  
35, Mytropolyta Vasylia Lypkivskogo street
03035 Kyiv, Ukraine
Phone: +380 972 721 583
@: [email protected]
United Kingdom Ms. Donna YATES
Head of the UK Delegation, Head of EU and
International Air Quality
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Seacole Building, 2 Marsham Street
SW1P 4DF London, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 2080 263054
@: [email protected]
  Mr. John Salter 
Head of International Air Quality Team
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Seacole Building, 2 Marsham Street
SW1P 4DF London, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 7919 087231
@: [email protected]
United States of America   Ms. Elizabeth NICHOLS
Foreign Affairs Officer
Office of Environmental Quality and Transboundary Issues
Office of Oceans, International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
U.S. Department of State
2201 C St. NW, Washington DC 20520, United States of America
Phone: +1 202 647 3819
@: [email protected]
  Mr. Andrew CLARK
Acting Division Chief for Chemicals, Air Quality and Waste
Office of Environmental Quality and Transboundary Issues
Office of Oceans, International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
U.S. Department of State
2201 C St. NW, Washington DC 20520, United States of America
Phone: +1 202 647 4819
@: [email protected]
Uzbekistan Ms. Naila RUSTAMOVA
Deputy Head of Atmospheric Air Department
State Committee on Ecology and Environmental Protection
2a, Tuytepa Street
100047 Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Phone: +998 71 207 07 70 ext. 1009#
@: [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]
European Union Ms. Susanne LINDAHL
Policy Officer
European Commission - DG Environment
Unit C3 - Clean air, BU 9 - 04/23
1049 Brussels, Belgium
Phone: +32 2 29 95089
@: [email protected]