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Aarhus Convention and its Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers Secretariat

 

 

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: public.participation@un.org
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:ella.behlyarova@un.org

 

 

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: kristof.doucot@un.org 

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:fiona.marshall@un.org

 

 

Maryna Yanush

 

Environmental Affairs Officer

Maryna supports the work on access to information and access to justice, and on capacity building.

 

 


Tel:+41 22 917 2440
E-mail: maryna.yanush@un.org

 

 

Maike Salize

Environmental Affairs Officer


Maike 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 2511

Email: maike.salize@un.org 

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: anastasia.giadrossi@un.org 

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:sadaf.shamsie@un.org

 

Katri Veldre Programme 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:katri.veldre@un.org


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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:marco.keiner@un.org

 

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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