Experts' profiles - Christian Lambrechts
Christian Lambrechts
Christian Lambrechts is a Policy and Programme Officer in the Division of Early Warning and Assessment. He has a Master Degree in Applied Science and a Post-Doctoral Degree in International Law. Since 1998, he is responsible for UNEPs activities in Antarctica, a subject area which requires both his scientific and legal expertise. Those activities include the preparation of the UN Secretary-Generals report Question of Antarctica that forms the basis for the General Assembly discussions on Antarctica, as well as the preparation of technical reports that cover a range of issues including the practice of inspections, bioprospecting and the status of conservation of Antarctic mammals and birds.

He is also involved in the application of ecosystem assessment methodologies, in particular on forest ecosystems in East Africa. The results of such application are policy-relevant assessment reports. A number of those reports have already triggered very positive policy responses.

In addition, Christian Lambrechts is an active member in a number of trusts or NGOs, including Elephant Research Fund of Kenya Wildlife Service, Kenya Forests Working Group of the East African Wildlife Society, Kipini Wildlife and Botanical Conservancy Trust.

Christian Lambrechts is also a legal adviser to the Belgian Navy, in his capacity of reserve officer, on issues related to the 1973/78 Marpol Convention.
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