CVF National Focal Points

Designated National Focal Points of CVF Member Countries

The following list is maintained by the Forum secretariat. Further to the Manila-Paris decisions of the CVF, each member country designates 1-2 National Focal Points for Forum activities.
Member
Focal Point
Title
Government Entity
Email
Afghanistan
Mr. Noorullah Kaleem
First Secretary
The Embassy and Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Vienna
Afghanistan
Mr. Ghulam Hassan Amiry
Director of Climate Change and Adaptability
National Environmental Protection Agency
 
Bangladesh
Mr. Monirul Islam
Director General, Economic Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Bangladesh
Mr. Haider Mohammed Solaiman
Director (Planning), Department of Environment
Ministry of Environment and Forests
 
Barbados
Ms. Joyce Bourne
Senior Foreign Service Officer
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
Barbados
Mr. Edison Alleyne
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Environment and Drainage
Bhutan
Mr.Jigme Nidup*
Chief Environment Officer
National Environment Commission (NEC)
Bhutan
Ms. Pema Tshomo*
Desk Officer
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Burkina Faso
Mr. Idrissa Semde*
UNFCCC National Focal Point
Ministry of Environment
Burkina Faso
Mr. Do Etienne Traore
Climate Change Technical Assistant
SP/CONEDD
Cambodia
Mr. Sum Cheat*
Officer of CCD
Ministry of Environment
Comoros
Mr. Anfani Msoili
UNFCCC Focal Point
Ministry of Production, Environment, Energy, Industry and Handicrafts
Costa Rica
Ms. Adriana Murillo Ruin
Chief Negotiator UNFCCC
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Costa Rica
Mr. Pascal Girot
Coordinator of Climate Change
Ministry of Environment and Energy
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Mr. Aimé Mbuyi Kalombo*
Head of the Climate Change Division
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
Dominican Republic
Mr. Ernesto Reyna Alcántara
Executive Vice President
National Council for Climate Change and Clean Development Mechanism (CNCCMDL)
Ethiopia
Ms. Selamawit Desta
Environmental Law Expert and Climate Change Negotiator
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Ethiopia
Mr. Leulseged Tadesse
Director for United Nations Economic and Development Affairs, International Organizations Directorate General
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Fiji
Mr. Esala Nayasi*
Acting Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Fiji
Mr. Peter Emberson
Director of the Climate Change Division
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ghana
Mr. Felix Addo-Okyireh
Regional Director
Environmental Protection Agency
Grenada
Roxie McLeish-Hutchinson*
Foreign Service Officer
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Grenada
Ms. Martina Duncan
Climate change focal point
Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment
Guatemala
Ms. Rita Mishaan Rossell; Mr. Esmaylin Thomas Daniel Gómez Escobedo
Ambassador of Environment and Climate Change; First Secretary of the Sub-Directorate for Multilateral Policy for the UN
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Guatemala
Mr. Marcel Holland Oseida de Leon*
Coordinator of Climate Change and National Communications
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
Haiti
Mr. Moïse Jean-Pierre
UNFCCC National Focal Point
Ministry of Environment
Haiti
Mr. Edmond Vovener de Verlands
Focal Point Vulnerability & Adaptation (V&A)
Ministry of Environment/ Climate Change Directorate
Honduras
Ms. Rosibel Martinez Arriaga*
Director of External Cooperation and Resource Mobilization
Secretariat of Energy, Natural Resources, Environment and Mines
Honduras
Mr. Sergio Adrián Palacios Carcamo*
Director
Secretariat of Energy, Natural Resources, Environment and Mines
Kenya
Mr. Kennedy Mokaya
Senior Assistant Director/Minister Counsellor
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Kenya
Mr. Charles C. Mutai
Deputy Director
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
Kiribati
Mr. Andrew Teem*
Senior Policy Advisor
Office of Te Beretitenti
Madagascar
Mr. Tojonirina Ramarolahy
Head of Business Services, Environment, Maritime and Sustainable Development,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Madagascar
Mr. Todisoa Manankasina
National Focal Point
Ministry of Environment, Ecology and Forests
Malawi
Ms. Juwo Sibale*
Principal Environmental Officer in Climate Change and Gender
Environmental Affairs Department
Maldives
Mr. Amjad Abdulla*
Director-General
Ministry of Environment and Energy
Marshall Islands
Ms. Maybelline A. Bing
Secretary of Finance
Ministry of Finance
Marshall Islands
Ms. Farhana Yamin
Climate Advisor
Office of Environmental Planning and Policy Coordination
Mongolia
Mr. Gerelt-Od Tsogtbaatar
Officer of the Climate Change and International Cooperation Division
Ministry of Environment and Tourism
Morocco
Mr. Abdelaziz Babqiqi
Director of the Observatory of Environment and Sustainable Development of Marrakech-Safi
Ministry of Energy, Mines, Water and Environment
Nepal
Mr. Durga Prasad Bhandari*
Under Secretary
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Nepal
Mr. Ram Prasad Lamsal
Meteorologist, Climate Change Management Division
Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment
Niger
Dr. Kamaye Maâzou
Cabinet du Premier Ministre, Conseiller SE/CNEDD
Division changements et variabilité climatiques
Niger
Mr. Hama Kansaye Souleymane
Director, International Organizations
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Palau
Ambassador Ms. Ngedikes Olai Uludong
EU/Climate Change Ambassador
Palau
Mr. Joseph Aitaro*
Grants Assistant
Office of the President
Papua New Guinea
Ms. Gwendoline Sissiou
Acting Executive Director
Office of Climate Change and Development
Philippines
Mr. Romell Antonio Cuenca
Deputy Executive Director
Climate Change Commission
Philippines
Mr. Val Roque
Director of Division II: Environmental Security
Department of Foreign Affairs
Rwanda
Ms. Coletha Uwineza Ruhamya*
Deputy Director General
Rwanda Environment Management Authority
Saint Lucia
Ms. Fercinta Louisy*
Foreign Service Officer
Ministry of External Affairs, International Trade and Civil Aviation
Saint Lucia
Mr. Slyvester Clauzel*
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology
Senegal
Mr. Boubacar Dia
UNFCCC Focal Point
Regional Division of Environment and listed Establishments of Saint Louis
South Sudan
Mr. Lutana Musa Lasu
Director Climate Change and Adaption
Ministry Environment and Sustainable Development
Sri Lanka
Ms. Sasanga Nikapitiya
Assistant Director, UN and MA
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Sri Lanka
Mr. Udaya R. Seneviratne*
Secretary
Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment
Sudan
H.E. Almansour Ibrahim Bolad
Ambassador, Director of Environmental Affairs
Department of Foreign Affairs
Sudan
Mr. Omer Mohamed Eltom Elshami
Secretary General
Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources (HCENR)
Tanzania
Ms. Eva Ng’itu
First Secretary and Climate Change Focal Point
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Tanzania
Mr. Richard Stanislaus Muyungi*
Assistant Director of Environmental Assessment and Focal Point of Climate Change
Vice President’s Office
Timor-Leste
Mr. Adao Soares Barbosa*
National Focal Point for UNFCCC
Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Environment
Tunisia
Mr. Imed Fadhel*
Director and National Focal Point
Ministry of Infrastructure, Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development
Tuvalu
Ms. Pepetua Latasi*
Director of Climate Change
Department of Environment
Vanuatu
Mr. Yvon Basil; Mr. Johnety Jerette
Mr. Yvon Basil; Mr. Johnety Jerette
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Vanuatu
Mr. Brian Phillips*
Manager, Climate Change & DRR Project Management Unit
Vanuatu Meteorological Services
Viet Nam
Ms. Nguyen Thi Van Anh*
Head of International Development and Cooperation, Department for International Organizations
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Viet Nam
Dr. Le Minh Nhat*
Director of the Department for Hydrology, Meteorology and Climate change
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Yemen
Mr. Mohamed Ali Al-Najar
Deputy Director
Department of International Organizations and Conferences
Yemen
Mr. Fahmi Abdulhadi Binshbrak*
Coordinator
Environment Protection Authority (EPA)
*Pending formal confirmation