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Secretariat of the Aarhus Convention and its Protocol on PRTRs

 

 

Aarhus Convention and its Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers Secretariat
Environment Division
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
Palais des Nations, Av. de la Paix 10
1211 Geneva 10 
Switzerland

Tel: + 41 22 917 2650
E-mail: [email protected];
[email protected]

Web-site: http://www.unece.org/env/pp

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Ella Behlyarova

Secretary to the Convention and its Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers
Ella is programme manager of the Aarhus Convention and its Protocol on PRTRs.


Tel: + 41 22 917 2376
E-mail:[email protected]

 

 

Kristof Douçot

Environmental Affairs Officer
Kristof supports bodies and activities under the Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTR) Protocol and manages PRTR.net.

 


Tel: +41 22 917 1390
E-mail: [email protected] 

Fiona Marshall

Environmental Affairs Officer
Fiona is the Secretary to the Convention's Compliance Committee and provides legal advice to the secretariat generally. She also supports the work on promotion of the Convention in international forums.

 


Tel: +41 22 917 4226
E-mail:[email protected]

 

 

Maryna Yanush Environmental Affairs Officer
Maryna supports the work on access to information, access to justice, and on capacity building.
Tel:+41 22 917 2440
E-mail: [email protected]

 

Zhanara Kubler

Associate Environmental Affairs Officer
Zhanara supports the main subsidiary bodies under the Aarhus Convention, namely the Bureau, the Working Group of the Parties, and also activities related to GMOs and public participation. She also supports a number of tasks in the secretariat, including financial and administrative planning, reporting mechanism, correspondence with national focal points and coordination with partner organizations.

Tel: + 41 22 917 5993

Email: [email protected]

Anastasia Giadrossi

Junior Professional Officer
Anastasia mainly supports the work of the Convention's Compliance Committee and provides support to other work areas under the Convention and its Protocol

Tel: + 41 22 917 3133

Email: [email protected] 

Sadaf Shamsie

Programme Management Assistant
Sadaf assists with the planning, preparation and running of meetings under the Convention and  its Protocol. She supports the Convention's website and assists with preparation of documents, publications and other materials. She is also assisting our team in other tasks, as required.

Tel: +41 22 917 2650

E-mail:[email protected]

Katri Veldre

Programme Management Assistant
Katri assists with the planning, preparation and running of meetings of the Compliance Committees under the Convention and its Protocol. She is also assisting our team in other tasks, as required.

Tel: +41 22 917 1911

E-mail:[email protected]


Environment Division

Marco Keiner

Director

Marco joined the Division as Director in September 2008. An expert on sustainability-oriented urban and rural development, he worked in Africa for six years as a development aid worker before joining the UN-HABITAT in Nairobi as Chief of the Urban Environment Section

Tel: +41 22 917 2370

E-mail:[email protected]

 

 

The secretariat joined by the host country team and Ms. Maia Bitadze, Chair of the Convention’s sixth session of the Meeting of the Parties, and Ms. Tina Skårman, Chair of the Protocol’s third session of the Meeting of the Parties, Budva, 10 - 15 September 2017.

 

The secretariat joined by Mr. Jit Peters, Chair of the fifth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention, and Mr. Michel Amand, Chair of the second session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol on PRTRs, held on 30 June - 4 July 2014.

 

The secretariat joined by Mr. Jan Dusik, who chaired the
fourth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention, 29 June-1 July 2011

 

 

The secretariat joined by its friends and Mr. Willem
Kakebeeke of the Netherlands, who chaired the
negotiation of the Convention, at the third meeting of the
Parties 11-13 June 2008

 

 

The Convention secretariat in 2002:
Ljilana Stancic, Sophie Flensborg, Jeremy Wates