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Appendix 3. International GEO Consultations

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[ Africa | Asia-Pacific | Europe | Latin America & the Caribbean | West Asia | Other ]

REGIONAL GEO CONSULTATIONS

AFRICA

Nairobi, Kenya, 12-16 August 1996.

Adel Farid Abdel-Kader, Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe, Egypt; Clement Dorm-Adzobu, Network for Environment and Sustainable Development in Africa, Côte d'Ivoire; Moise Akle, Organization of African Unity, Ethiopia; Munyaradzi Chenje, Environment Resource Centre for Southern Africa, Zimbabwe; Peter K. Chisara, Office of Environment Management, Tanzania; Berhe Debalkew, Inter-governmental Authority on Development, Djibouti; Feisal A.M. Esmael, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, Egypt; Annette Hugo, Department of  Environmental Affairs, South Africa; Attia Khalil, International Centre of  Environmental Technologies, Tunisia; Celia Maria Ferreira Meneses, Ministry of Environment, Mozambique; Robert Mkwanda, Department of Natural Resources, Zimbabwe; Jobo Molapo, Southern African Development Community-Environment and Land Management Sector, Lesotho; Bore Motsamai, National Environment Secretariat, Lesotho; Robert Tiebilé N'daw, Mali; Boubacar Niane, Ministère de l'environnement et de la protection de la nature, Senegal; Perez M. Olindo, Kenya; Raj Hemansing Prayag, Ministry of Environment and Quality of Life, Mauritius; Winnie Mbala Rogers, Permanent Mission to UNEP, Kenya; Eugene H. Shannon, African Development Bank, Côte d'Ivoire; Vincent Isidore Tchabi, Ministère de l'environnement, Benin.

ASIA-PACIFIC

Association of South-East Asian Nations, Bangkok, Thailand, 21-22 August 1996.

Harry Harsono Amir, Office of the State Minister of Environment, Indonesia; Patrick Tan Hock Chuan, Department of Environment, Malaysia; Nguyen Dinh Hai, Embassy of Viet Nam, Thailand; Ho Cheng Hoon, Ministry of Environment, Singapore; Ak Shambary Pg. Dato Hj. Mustapha, Ministry of Development, Brunei Darussalam; Carmelita M. Passe, Environment Management Bureau - DENR, Philippines; Suphavit Piamphongsant, Office of Environmental Policy and Planning, Thailand; Chidchanok Putprasert, Office of Environmental Policy and Planning, Thailand; Prapasit Siribhodi, Environmental Research and Training Center, Thailand; Monthip Sriratana Tabucanon, Department of  Environmental Quality Promotion, Thailand; Chalermsak Wanichsombat, Department of Environmental Quality Promotion, Thailand.

Greater Mekong Subregion, Bangkok, Thailand, 30 July 1996.

Anette Bjorlin, Mekong River Commission, Thailand; Chuon Chanrithy, Ministry of Environment, Cambodia; Liu Chunyu, National Environmental Protection Agency, China; Malee Hutacharoen, Environmental Research and Training Center, Thailand; Keobang-a Keola, Mekong River Commission, Thailand; Mok Mareth, Minister of Environment, Cambodia; Sein Mya, Mekong River Commission, Thailand; Phonechaleun Nonthaxay, Technology and Environment Policy Division, LAO PDR; Suvat Saguanwongse, Environmental Quality Promotion Department, Thailand; U Nyunt Maung Shein, Myanmar Embassy in Thailand, Myanmar; U Nyi Soe, Myanmar Embassy of Thailand, Myanmar; Monthip Sriratana Tabucanon, Environmental Research and Training Center, Thailand; Truong Manh Tien, Ministry of Science Technology and Environment, Vietnam; Chalermsak Vanitsombat, Department of Environmental Quality Promotion, Thailand; Xayavet Vixay, Department of Environment, LAO PDR; Wang Wenyi, Yunnan Provincial Environmental Protection Agency, China; Yang Weimin, Yunnan Institute of Environmental Science, China.

Southern Asia Cooperative Environment Programme, Kathmandu, Nepal, 23-24 July 1996.

Poorna Bhadra Adiga, Ministry of Population and Environment, Nepal; R.S. Ahlawat, Ministry of Environment & Forests, India; Mahfuzul Haque, Ministry of Environment & Forests, Bangladesh; Pradyumna Kumar Kotta, SENRIC Project, Sri Lanka; V.K. Nanayakkara, Environment and Women's Affairs, Sri Lanka; Pramod Pradhan, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Nepal; R. Rajamani, Ministry of Environment & Forests, India; Simad Saeed, Ministry of Planning Human Resources & Environment, Maldives; Hussain Shihab, South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme, Sri Lanka; Basanta Shrestha, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Nepal; S.S. Tahir, Ministry of Environment, Pakistan; Nedup Thsering, National Environment Agency, Bhutan; Batu Krishna Uprety, Ministry of Population and Environment, Nepal.

South Pacific Regional Environment Programme, Tonga, 26 July 1996.

Ian Abbil, National Planning Office, Vanuatu; Eric M. Anderson, Australia; Tebao. T. Awerika, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Kiribati; S.O. Barnor, Division Commonwealth Secretariat, UK; Christine Douglas, Premier's Office, Niue; Ofiu Isamau, Ministry of Health, Tonga; Maika Kinahoi, Ministry of Health, Tuvalu; Lisia Muller, Central Planning Department, Tonga; M. Nelesone, Department of Foreign Affairs, Tonga; Robert Norombe, Environment & Conservation Department, Papua New Guinea; Komeri Onerio, Environment Impact Assessement, Western Samoa; Esther G. Pavihi, Department of Community Affairs, Niue; Teleke Peleti, Environment Unit, Tulavu; M. Puri, Services Division Commonwealth Secretariat, UK; Peter Raka, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Papua New Guinea; Seluka Seluka, Environment Unit, Tuvalu; Deve G. K. Talagi, Building & Design Division, Niue; Bale Tamata, Institute of Applied Science, Fiji; Bernard Telei, Ministry of Forest, Energy and Conservation, Solomon Islands; Tua Tipi, Department of Health, Western Samoa; Viliami Tiseli, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Tonga; Ioan Viji, Department of Forestry, Vanuatu; Robert Zutu, Honiara Municipal Authority, Solomon Islands.

EUROPE

Geneva, Switzerland, 22-23 July 1996.

Dagmara Berbalk, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Germany; Winston H. Bowman, Regional Environmental Center for Central & Eastern Europe, Hungary; Gani Deliu, Minister of Health and Environment, Albania; Stella Dolenec, State Directorate for Environment, Republic of Croatia; Gerard Fauveau, Permanent Mission of  France to the United Nations; Juan Manuel Salas Fernández, Permanent Mission of Spain to the United Nations; Genady N. Golubev, Moscow State University, Russian Federation; Marek Haliniak, Ministry of Environmental Protection, Poland; Paul Hofseth, Ministry of Environment, Norway; Shamil Iliasov, Ministry of Environmental Protection, Kyrgyzstan; Catherine Khmaladze, Ministry of  Environment, Republic of Georgia; Ionnis Kinnas, Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations; Sergey N. Kouarev, Ministry for Environmental Protection and Natural Resources, Russian Federation; Fred Langeweg, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, the Netherlands; Geoffrey Lean, Independent on Sunday-Newspaper, UK; Erich Lippert, Ministry of the Environment, Czech Republic; Herman Merckx, Permanent Mission of Belgium to the United Nations; Alla Metelitsa, Ministry for Natural Resources and Environment Protection, Belarus; Reuben Mnatsakanian, Central European University, Hungary; Sona Mrázová, Ministry of Environment, Slovakia; Csaba Nemes, Ministry of Environment and Regional Policy, Hungary; Teodor Ognean, Ministry of Forests and Environment Protection, Romania; Simon Papian, Ministry for Nature and Environment Protection, Armenia; Margareta Petrusevschi, Department for Environmental Protection, Republic of Moldova; Jaime Reynolds, Department of Environment, UK; Jurate Ruoliene, Environmental Protection Unit, Lithuania; Friedrich K. Schmidt-Bleek, Wuppertal Institute, Germany; Nailia G. Shadieva, State Committee for Nature Protection, Uzbekistan; Voldemars Spungis, Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development, Latvia; David Stanners, European Environmental Agency, Denmark; Olof Svanberg, Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, Sweden; Sauli Tapani Rouhinen, Ministry of the Environment, Finland; Anita Velkavrh, Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning, Slovenia; Ulrika Winroth, Swedish Mission, Sweden; Olexander Zakrevsky, Ministry of Environmental Protection, Ukraine; Jolevski Zoran, Permanent Mission of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to the United Nations.

LATIN AMERICA & THE CARRIBEAN

Mexico City, Mexico, 7, 9, 10 September 1996.

Antonio Elizalde Hevia, Universidad Bolivariana, Chile; Exequiel Ezcurra, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México; Gilberto Gallopín, Centro International de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia; Amalia García Thärn, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, México; Nícolo Gligo, Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe, Chile; José Juan González Márquez, Academia Mexicana de Derecho Ambiental, México; Boris Graizbord, El Colegio de México, México; Ricardo Koolen, Argentina; Cuauhtémoc León Diez, El Colegio de México, México; Roberto Messias Franco, Instituto de Geo-Ciencias, Brazil;  Jorge Morello, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina; José Pedro de Oliveira Costa, Consejo Nacional de la Reserva de la Biósfera de la Floresta Atlántica, Braszil; Bernardo F. T. Rudorff, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, Brazil; Ricardo Sánchez, Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología y Medio Ambiente, Cuba; Osvaldo Sunkel, Universidad de Chile, Chile;  José Velarde Flores, Secretaría Nacional de Recursos Naturales y Medio Ambiente, Bolivia; Manuel Winograd, Centro International de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia.

WEST ASIA

Bahrain, 3-5 September 1996.

Abdul Jabbar Abdul Abbas, Ministry of Health, Iraq; Jameel Abdulla Abbas, University of Bahrain, Bahrain; Adel Farid Abdel-Kader, Centre for Environment & Development in the Arab Region & Europe, Egypt; Mahmood Y. Abdulraheem, Regional Organization for the Programme of the Marine Environment, Kuwait; Mohamed Ajjour, The Palestinian National Authority, Palestinian Territories; Dhari Al Ajmi, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait; Ibrahim A. Alam, Jeddah Municipality, Saudi Arabia; Khalid Ghanim Al Ali, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Agriculture, Qatar; Ismail El-Bagouri, Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain; Nizar Al-Baharna, University of Bahrain, Bahrain; Elias Baydoun, American University of Beirut, Lebanon; Gert Jan van den Born, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, the Netherlands; Abdulwahab M. J. Dakkak, Natural Resources Directorate, Saudi Arabia; M. Nabil Alaa El-Din, Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain; Khalid Fakhro, Environmental Authority, Bahrain; Hussein Al Gunied, Environmental Protection Council, Republic of Yemen; Ahmed Hamza, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, Egypt; Ayman Al-Hassan, Environmental Protection Committee, Jordan; Mohamed Ali Hassan, Environmental Authority, Bahrain; Mirza Khalat, Environmental Authority, Bahrain; Shaker Khamdan, Environmental Authority, Bahrain; M.Z. Ali Khan, World Health Organization, Switzerland; Basim Al-Khatib, Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs and the Environment, Jordan; H.H. Kouyoumjian, National Council for Scientific Research, Lebanon; Zahwa Al Kuwari, Environmental Authority, Bahrain; Khalid Abu Laif, Saudi Company for Environmental Works, Saudi Arabia; Ismail M. Al-Madany, Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain; A. Al-Mahmood, Environmental Authority, Bahrain; Essam H. Mahmoud, Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain; Fatima Al-Mallah, Council of Arab Ministers Responsible for the Environment, League of Arab States, Egypt; Lamia Mansour, United Nations Development Programme, Lebanon; Saeed A. Mohamed, University of Bahrain, Bahrain; Faysal Abdel-Gadir Mohammed, United Nations Development Programme, Bahrain; Abdel Hameed Munajjed, Minister of State for Environment, Syria; Sadiq Abdul Hussain Al-Muscati, Ministry of Regional Municipalities & Environment, Sultanate of Oman; Randa Nemer, Ministry of Environment, Lebanon; Ghazi Odat, General Corporation for the Environment Protection,  Jordan; Nabil Rofail, Arab Centre for the Studies of Arid Zones & Dry Lands, Syria; A.T. Shanmugam, Gulf Area Oil Companies Mutual Aid Organization, Bahrain; Abdulrazak Tabeishat, Ministry of Municipal & Rural Affairs & the Environment, Jordan; Sufyan El-Tell, Jordan; Mohamed Ali Toure, Islamic Foundation for Science, Technology & Development, Saudi Arabia; Abdul-Elah Al-Wadaee, Environmental Authority, Bahrain.

OTHER INTERNATIONAL CONSULTATIONS

First International Expert Meeting on the Global Environment Outlook Process, Cali, Colombia, 27 February - 2 March 1995.

Chris Anastasi, University of York, UK; Jan Bakkes, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, the Netherlands; Faye Duchin, New York University, USA; Norberto Fernandez, United Nations Environment Programme, México; Gilberto C. Gallopin, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Cali; Genady Golubev, Moscow State University, Russia; Ian Lowe, Griffith University, Australia; Adolfo Mascarenhas, Institute of Resource Assessment, Tanzania; Michael Norton-Griffiths, Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment, UK; Paul Raskin, Stockholm Environment Institute, USA; Jan Rotmans, National Institute of  Public Health and the Environment, the Netherlands; Youba Sokona, Environmental Development Action in the Third World-Energy, Senegal; Rob Swart, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, the Netherlands; Sufyan El-Tell, Jordan; Veerle Vandeweerd, United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi; Manuel Winograd, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Cali; Zhang Shigang, National Environmental Protection Agency, China.

Workshop on Information for Sustainable Development and Earthwatch, Geneva, Switzerland, 24 September 1996.

Christine Auclair, United Nations Centre for Human Settlements-Habitat, Kenya; Arnold Bonne, International Atomic Energy Agency, Austria; Jean Yves Bouchardy, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Switzerland; James L. Breslin, World Meteorological Organization, Switzerland; Carlos Corvalan, World Health Organization, Switzerland; Arthur Dahl, UNEP, Switzerland; Lowell Flanders, Department for Policy Coordination and Sustainable Development, USA; Helmut Forstner, United Nations Industry and Development Office, Austria; Peter Hardi, International Institute for Sustainable Development, Canada; William J. Hartnett III, UN System-wide Earthwatch Coordination Office, Switzerland; Ulrich Hoffmann, United Nations Conference on Trade Development, Switzerland; Mohammad Aslam Khan, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific, Thailand; Monika Luxem, Department for Policy Coordination and Sustainable Development, USA; Walther Manshard, Institut für Kulturgeographie, Germany; Robert Missotten, United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, France; BedrichMoldan, Charles University Environmental Centre, Czech Republic; John D. Northcut, Information Systems Co-ordination Committee, Switzerland; Merle S. Opelz, International Atomic Energy Agency, Geneva Office, Switzerland; Christina von Schweinichen, Economic Commission for Europe, Switzerland; Mary Pat Williams Silveira, Department for Policy Coordination and Sustainable Development, USA; Pavel Skoda, Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic to the United Nations, Switzerland; Hiko Tamashiro, World Health Organization, Switzerland; Elizabeth Umlas, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Switzerland; Guennady Vinogradov, Economic Commission for Europe, Switzerland; Fareed Yasseen, Convention on Climate Change, Germany.

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