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For general enquiries on the Convention, please Contact us.

In accordance with article 20, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe carries out the functions of the Convention's secretariat.

Ms. Franziska Hirsch is the Secretary to the Convention

Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents

Environment Division

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

Palais des Nations, 8-14, avenue de la Paix

1211 Geneva 10



Ms. Claudia Kamke is the Environmental Affairs Officer

Tel: +41 22 917 1211

E-mail: claudia.kamke(at)


Ms. Liza Rubach is the Environmental Affairs Officer

Tel: +4122 917 2450

E-mail: yelyzaveta.rubach(at)


Ms. Olga Carlos is the Programme Assistant

Tel: +4122 917 1926

E-mail: olga.carlos(at)