World Wetlands Day 2007

13/10/2006

To request copies of the World Wetlands Day poster and stickers, please contact the following person in your country's Ramsar Administrative Authority:

Para pedir ejemplares del cartel y las pegatinas del Día Mundial de los Humedales, pónganse en contacto con la siguiente persona de la Autoridad Administrativa de Ramsar de su país:

Pour recevoir des exemplaires supplémentaires des affiches et autocollants de la Journée mondiale des zones humides, veuillez contacter la personne suivante au sein de l'Autorité administrative de votre pays :

ALBANIA Mr Zamir Dedej, Director, Nature Protection Policy Directorate, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Water Administration, Rr. Durresi, Nr. 27, Tirana, Tel: +355 4 270 624/30, Fax: +355 4 270 627, E-mail: zdedej@moe.gov.al

ALGERIE - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

ANTIGUA & BARBUDA - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

ARGENTINA - favor de contactar la Secretaría a la siguiente dirección: wwd@ramsar.org

ARMENIA Dr Karén Jenderedjian, Head, Animal Resources Management Division, Bioresources Management Agency, Ministry of Nature Protection, Government Building 3, Republic Square, 375010 Yerevan, Tel: +374 1 580 711, Fax: +374 1 527 952, +374 1 151 959, Email: karen_jender@mail.ru; jender@arminco.com

AUSTRALIA Ms Bronwen Wicks, Senior Policy Advisor, Wetlands Section, Coasts and Water Branch Department of the Environment and Heritage, GPO Box 787, Canberra ACT 2601, Tel: +61 2 6274 1510, Fax: +61 2 6274 2268, Email: bronwen.wicks@deh.gov.au

AUSTRIA Dr Gerhard Sigmund, Ministry Expert, Nature Conservation & National Parks, Bundesministerium für Land- und Forstwirtschaft,, Umwelt und Wasserwirtschaft, Abteilung II/4, Stubenbastei 5, A-1010 Wien, Tel: +43 1 51522 1416, Fax: +43 1 51522 7401, Email: Gerhard.Sigmund-Schwach@lebensministerium.at

AZERBAIJAN Mr Eldar Sariyev, Deputy, Biodiversity Department, Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, B. Agayev 100A, Baku 370073, Tel: +994 12 439 0126, Fax: +994 12 492 5907, Email: eldar.eco@box.az

BAHAMAS - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

BAHRAIN Mr Shaker Khamdan, Head, Environmental Monitoring Section, Public Commission for the, Protection of Marine Resources, Environment & Wildlife, PO Box 32657, Isa Town, Tel: +973 1 787 5130, +973 1 787 5103 Fax: +973 1 787 4615, Email: skhamdan@bahrain.gov.bh; environment@bahrain.gov.bh

BANGLADESH Mr Mohammad Shaheduzzaman, Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Secretariat, Room #1305, Building #6, Dhaka 1000, Tel: +880 2 71 629 87, Fax: +880 2 861 0166, +880 2 71 692 10 Email: moefmin@bdonline.com; dsenv@moef.gov.bd

BARBADOS - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

BELARUS Ms Olga Belyakova, Focal Point for Ramsar Convention in Belarus, Department of Protected Areas, Ministry of Environment, 10 Kollectornaya St., 220048 Minsk, Tel: +375 17 200 7242, Fax: +375 17 200 7242, Email: belolga@tut.by; minproos@mail.belpak.by

BELGIUM - (English) - Prof. Eckhart Kuijken, Director General, Instituut voor Natuur En Bosonderzoek, Kliniekstraat 25, 1070 Brussels, Tel: +32 2 558 1811; +32 2 558 1801, Fax: +32 2 558 1803, E-mail: eckhart.kuijken@inbo.be ; eckhart.kuijken@instnat.be

BELGIQUE (français) Dr. Ir. Jacques Stein, Directeur, Direction de la Nature, DNF, DGRNE, Ministère de la Région Wallonne, Avenue Prince de Liège, 15, 5100 Jambes, Tél : +32 81 33 58 60, Fax : +32 81 33 58 04, Courriel : j.stein@mrw.wallonie.be

BELIZE - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

BENIN - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

BOLIVIA- favor de contactar la Secretaría a la siguiente dirección: wwd@ramsar.org

BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA Dr. Sc. Jaroslav Vego, Ministry of Civil Engineering, Physical Planning, & Environmental Protection HNC, Stjepana Radica 3, 88000 Mostar, Tel: +387 36 312 189, Fax: +387 36 312 190, Email: jaroslav.vego@tel.net.ba; j_vego@hotmail.com

BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA Prof. Mihajlo Markovic, Head, Institute for Agroecology and Soil, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Banja Luka, Stepe Stepanovic Str. #75, 78000 Banja Luka, Tel: +387 51 463 024, Fax: +387 51 460 832, +387 51 463 024 Email: markovic@urc.bl.ac.yu; mmarkovic@blic.net

BOTSWANA - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

BRAZIL - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

BULGARIA Mr Ivaylo Zafirov, Senior Expert, Protected Areas Management, National Nature Protection Service, Ministry of Environment and Water, 22 Maria Louisa Blvd., 1000 Sofia, Tel: +359 2 940 6107 Fax: +359 2 940 6127, +359 2 980 9641, Email: nnps@moew.government.bg

BURKINA FASO - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

BURUNDI - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

CAMBODIA Mr Vong Sok, National Programme Coordinator, Mekong Wetland Biodiversity Programme, Department of Nature Conservation & Protection, PO Box 1504, Phnom Penh 12200, Tel: +855 23 222 311/2x114, Fax: +855 23 211 944, Email: sokvong.mwbp@online.com.kh; sokvong@yahoo.com

CAMEROUN - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

CANADA - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

CAPE VERDE - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

CHILE - favor de contactar la Secretaría a la siguiente dirección: wwd@ramsar.org

CHINA Mr Bao Daming, Senior Engineer, Division Chief, Wetland Conservation Division, Department of Wildlife, State Forestry Administration, 18 Hepingli Dongjie, Beijing 100714, Tel: +86 10 8423 9304, +86 10 8423 8576 Fax: +86 10 8423 9209, Email: baodaming@forestry.gov.cn

COLOMBIA- favor de contactar la Secretaría a la siguiente dirección: wwd@ramsar.org

COMORES - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

CONGO - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

CONGO, REPUBLIQUE DEMOCRATIQUE - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

COSTA RICA- favor de contactar la Secretaría a la siguiente dirección: wwd@ramsar.org

CÔTE D'IVOIRE - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

CROATIA Dr Eugen Draganovic, Senior Advisor, Directorate for Nature Protection, Ministry of Culture, Runjaninova 2, 10 000 Zagreb, Tel: +385 1 48 66 110; +385 1 48 66 100, E-mail: eugen.draganovic@min-kulture.hr

CUBA - favor de contactar la Secretaría a la siguiente dirección: wwd@ramsar.org

CYPRUS Mrs Myroula Hadjichristophorou, Senior Fisheries & Research Officer, Department of Fisheries and Marine Research, Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources & Environment, 13, Aiolou Street, 1416 Nicosia, Tel: +357 22 303 901, +357 22 303 879 (switchboard) Fax: +357 22 775 955, Email: andrecws@logos.cy.net

CZECH REPUBLIC Dr Libuse Vlasáková, Head, International Conservation of Biodiversity Unite, Ministry of Environment, Department of Nature Protection, Vrsovická 65, 100 10 Prague 10, Tel: +420 267 122 372, Fax: +420 267 310 328, Email: libuse_vlasakova@env.cz

DENMARK Dr Sten Asbirk, Head of Section, Marine and Habitats Division, Danish Forest and Nature Agency, Haraldsgade 53, 2100 Copenhagen O, Tel: +45 39 47 29 26, Fax: +45 39 27 98 99, Email: sta@sns.dk

DJIBOUTI - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - favor de contactar la Secretaría a la siguiente dirección: wwd@ramsar.org

ECUADOR - favor de contactar la Secretaría a la siguiente dirección: wwd@ramsar.org

EGYPT - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

EL SALVADOR - favor de contactar la Secretaría a la siguiente dirección: wwd@ramsar.org

EQUITORIAL GUINEA - favor de contactar la Secretaría a la siguiente dirección: wwd@ramsar.org

ESPAÑA Dra Magdalena Bernues Sanz, Jefa de Sección, Programa de Humedales, D.G. para la Biodiversidad, Ministerio de Medio Ambiente, Gran Via San Francisco 4, 28005 Madrid Tel: +34 91 596 4623, Fax: +34 91 596 4873, E-mail: MBernues@mma.es

ESTONIA Ms Riinu Rannap, Senior Officer, Nature Conservation Department, Ministry of the Environment, Narva mnt 7a, 15172 Tallinn, Tel: +372 6262 889; +372 6262 872 Fax: +372 62 62 901, E-mail: Riinu.Rannap@ekm.envir.ee; Riinu.Rannap@envir.ee

FIJI - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

FINLAND Mr Seppo Vuolanto, Counsellor, biodiversity, Land Use Department, Ministry of the Environment, PO Box 35, FIN-00023 Government, Tel: +358 9 1603 9339, Fax: +358 9 1603 9364, E-mail: seppo.vuolanto@ymparisto.fi; kirjaamo.ym@ymparisto.fi

FRANCE - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

GABON - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

GAMBIA - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

GEORGIA Ms Ana Rukhadze, Ramsar National Focal Point, Biodiversity Protection Department, Ministry of Environment Protection & Natural Resources, 6 Gulua Street, 0114 Tbilisi, Tel: +995 32 939 051x58, +995 32 332 860 Fax: +995 32 332 860, +995 32 334 853 Email: anarukhadze@yahoo.com; biodepramsar@moe.gov.ge

GERMANY Mr Carsten Dettmann, Expert, international wetlands conservation, Referates NI4 "International Nature Conservation", , Robert-Schumann-Platz 3, D-53175 Bonn, Tel: +49 1888 305 2629, Fax: +49 1888 305 2684, Email: carsten.dettmann@bmu.bund.de; NI4@bmu.bund.de

GHANA - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

GREECE - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

GUATEMALA - favor de contactar la Secretaría a la siguiente dirección: wwd@ramsar.org

GUINEE - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

GUINEA BISSAU - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

HONDURAS - favor de contactar la Secretaría a la siguiente dirección: wwd@ramsar.org

HUNGARY Mr András Schmidt, Counsellor, Department of Wildlife & Speleological Conservation, Ministry of Environment and Water, Költô u.21, 1121 Budapest, Tel: +36 1 391 1749, Fax: +36 1 391 1785, Email: schmidt@mail.kvvm.hu

ICELAND Dr Arni Bragason, Director, Nature Conservation, Environment Agency, Sudurlandsbraut 24, IS-108 Reykjavik, Tel: +354 591 2000, Fax: +354 591 2010, E-mail: arni@ust.is

INDIA Shri Desh Deepak Verma, Joint Secretary, Conservation Programme, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Paryavaran Bhawan, GCO Complex, Room 418, Lodhi Road, , New Delhi 110 003, Tel: +91 11 2436 0492, +91 11 2436 1613 Fax: +91 11 2436 1613, Email: ddverma@nic.in

INDONESIA Mr Banjar Yulianto Laban, Director of Conservation Areas, Directorate of Conservation Areas, D.G. PHKA, Ministry of Forestry, Manggala Wanabakti Building Blok VII / Lt.7, Gatot Subroto St., Jakarta 10270, Tel: +62 21 572 0229/27, Fax: +62 21 572 0227/9, +62 21 573 4818 Email: banjarlaban@hotmail.com; wahju_rudianto@yahoo.com

IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF Ms Yasaman Rajabkhah Shalmany, Wetlands Expert, Natural Environment and Biodiversity Section, Department of the Environment, Pardisan Eco-Park, Hemmat Highway,, PO Box 5181, , Tehran 15875, Tel: +98 21 8824 1658, +98 21 8826 9913 Fax: +98 21 8826 9913, +98 21 8826 9912 Email: yasaman_rajabkhah@yahoo.com

IRELAND Ms Mary Moore, Ramsar Officer, National Parks & Wildlife, The Heritage Service, Dún Scéine, Harcourt Lane, Dublin 2, Tel: 353 1 647 2425, Fax: +353 1 411 7120, Email: marymoore@duchas.ie

ISRAEL Dr Eliezer Frankenberg, Deputy Chief Scientist, International & Academic Relations, Division of Science and Conservation, Nature and Parks Authority, 3 Am Ve'Olamo St, Givat Shaul, Jerusalem 95463, Tel: +972 2 500 5400, +972 2 500 5444 Fax: +972 2 652 9232, Email: Eliezer.frankenberg@nps.org.il

ITALY Arch. Angelo Ciasca, Senior Officer, Direzione per la Protezione della Natura, Ministero dell'Ambiente e della Tutela del Territorio, Via Capitan Bavastro, 174, 00154 Rome, Tel: +39 06 5722 8003, +39 06 5722 8335 Fax: +39 06 5722 8390, Email: Ciasca.Angelo@minambiente.it

JAMAICA Ms Marsha Mason, Coordinator, Protected Areas Branch, National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA), 10-11 Caledonia Avenue, Kingston 5, Tel: +1 876 754 7540x2239, +1 876 754 7547/50 Fax: +1 876 754 7594, +1 876 754 7595 Email: csutherland@nepa.gov.jm

JAPAN Ms Noriko Moriwake, Section Chief, Wildlife Division, Nature Conservation Bureau, Ministry of the Environment, Kasumigaseki 1-2-2, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo 100-8975, Tel: +81 3 5521 8284, +81 3 3581 8284 Fax: +81 3 3581 7090, +81 3 5521 8284 Email: noriko_moriwake@env.go.jp

JORDAN Eng. Faris Al Junaidi, Secretary General, Ministry of Environment, PO Box 1408, 11941 Amman, Tel: +962 6 552 1941, +962 6 535 0149 Fax: +962 6 552 5315, +962 6 623 5417 Email: faljunidi@yahoo.com; najwanaimi@yahoo.com

KENYA - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

KOREA, REPUBLIC OF Ms Hyojeong Kim, Program Officer, Global Environment Office - Ministry of Environment, , Government Complex Gwacheon, 1 Joongang-Dong, , Gwacheon-si Gyeonggi-do 427 729, Tel: +82 2 2110 6564 Fax: +82 2 5049 9206 Email: stella@me.go.kr

KYRGYZ REPUBLIC Mrs Madieva Ajar, Leading Expert, Dept of Protected Areas & Biodiversity Conservation, State Agency on Environment and Forestry, 228, Toktogul Str., 720001 Bishkek, Tel: +996 312 611 834, Fax: +996 312 611 396, Email: ajar_1978@yahoo.com

LATVIA Ms Vija Busa, Head, Division of Protected Areas, Dept of Nature Protection, Ministry of the Environment, Peldu Iela 25, L-1494 Riga, Tel: +371 702 6519, +371 702 6400 Fax: +371 782 0442, Email: vija.busa@vidm.gov.lv

LEBANON Mr Assaad B. Saadeh, Hydrogeologist, Head, Water Resources Department, Nature Conservation Service, Ministry of Environment, PO Box 11-2727, Azarieh Bldg, , Beirut, Tel: +961 1 976 555, +961 1 342 0111 Fax: +961 1 976 530, +961 4 500 040 Email: a.saadeh@moe.gov.lb; saade@dm.net.lb

LESOTHO - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

LIBERIA - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

LIECHTENSTEIN Mr Michael Fasel, , Division for Nature and Landscape Protection, National Agency for Forests, Nature and Landscape, Dr. Grass-Strasse 10, 9490 Vaduz, Tel: +423 236 6405, Fax: +423 236 6411, Email: michael.fasel@awnl.llv.li

LITHUANIA Mr Vidmantas Bezaras, Deputy Director, State Service of Protected Areas, Ministry of Environment, Juozapaviciaus 9, LT-09311 Vilnius, Tel: +370 52 726 306, +370 52 722 572 Fax: +370 52 722 572, Email: v.bezaras@gamta.lt; v.bezaras@vstt.lt

LUXEMBOURG Madame Marie-Paule Kremer, Conseiller de direcrtion adjoint, Ministère de l'Environnement, 18 Montée de la Pétrusse, L-2918 Luxembourg, Tél: +352 478 6820, Fax: +352 400 410, Courriel: Marie-Paule.Kremer@mev.etat.lu

MADAGASCAR - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

MALAWI - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

MALAYSIA Mr Azhar Bin Noraini, Principal Assistant Secretary, Conservation and Environmental Management Division, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Aras 14, Blok Menara 4G3, Precint 4, Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan, 62574 Putrajaya, Tel: +603 8886 1111, +603 8885 8027 Fax: +603 8886 1512, +603 8889 2973 Email: azhar@nre.gov.my

MALI - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

MALTA Mr Alfred E. Baldacchino, Assistant Director, Nature Protection Unit, Environment Protection Directorate, Malta Environment and Planning Authority, St. Francis Ravelin, Floriana VLT 01, Tel: +356 2290 6005 (direct), +356 2290 0000 (operator) Fax: +356 2290 1585, +356 2290 2295 Email: Alfred.E.Baldacchino@mepa.org.mt; ramsar.malta@mepa.org.mt

MAROC- prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

MARSHALL ISLANDS - please contact Mr Vainuupo Jungblut at vainuupoj@sprep.org

MAURITANIE - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

MAURITIUS - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

MEXICO Sr Arturo Peña Jiménez, Subdirector de Mecanismos de Cooperación en ANP, Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas, SEMARNAT, Camino al Ajusco 200, 3er Piso ala sur, Col. Jardines en la Montaña, México DF 14210 Tel: +52 55 5449 70 45, Fax: +52 55 5449 70 32, E-mail: arpena@conanp.gob.mx

MOLDOVA Ms Veronica Josu, Principal Specialist, Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, Cosmonautilor Str. 9, 2043 Chisinau, Tel: +373 22 20 45 37, +373 2 495 625 Fax: +373 2 220 748, E-mail: josu@mediu.moldova.md; egreta@mediu.moldova.md

MONACO M. Patrick Van Klaveren, Délégué à l'Environnement International et Méditerranéen, Département des Relations Extérieures, Ministère d'Etat, Place de la Visitation - Monaco Ville, BP 522, MC 98015 Monaco, Tél : +377 93 15 81 48 ; +377 93 15 21 22, Fax : +377 93 50 95 91, Courriel : pvanklaveren@gouv.mc; enviroint@troisseptsept.mc

MONGOLIA Mr Ayush Namkhai, Director, Special Protected Area Administration Department, Ministry of Nature and Environment, Government Building-3, Baga Toiruu 44, Ulanbaatar, 210620, Tel: +976 1126 3341, Fax: +976 1132 1401, Email: mne@mongol.net; denco@magicnet.mn

MONTENEGRO - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

MOZAMBIQUE - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

MYANMAR U Soe Win Hlaing, Director General, Forestry Department, Ministry of Forestry, Bayintnaung Road, West Gyogone, Inseil, Yangon 11011, Tel: +95 1 681 754, +95 1 681 920/857 Fax: +95 1 665 592, +95 1 664 336 Email: teaknet@mptmail.net.mm; nwcd-cas@mptmail.net.mm

NAMIBIA - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

NEPAL Mr Shyam Bajimaya, Ecologist, Dept. of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation, Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation, P.O. Box 860, Kathmandu, Tel: +977 14220 912, Fax: +977 14220 675, Email: sbajimaya@dnpwc.gov.np; s_bajimaya@yahoo.com

NETHERLANDS Mr Gerard Van Dijk, Division of International Affairs. Department of Nature, Ministry of Agriculture, Nature & Food Quality, Postbus 20401, 2500 EK's-Gravenhage, Tel: +31 70 378 5009; E-mail: g.van.dijk@minlnv.nl

NEW ZEALAND Ms Nicola Scott, International Relations Officer, External Relations Group, Department of Conservation, 59 Boulcott St., PO Box 10-420, Wellington, Tel: +64 4 471 3197, Fax: +64 4 471 3049, Email: nscott@doc.govt.nz

NICARAGUA - favor de contactar la Secretaría a la siguiente dirección: wwd@ramsar.org

NIGER - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

NIGERIA - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

NORWAY Mr Jan-Petter Huberth Hansen, Senior Adviser, International Division, Directorate for Nature Management, Tungasletta 2, N-7485 Trondheim, Tel: +47 73 580 829, +47 73 580 500 Fax: +47 73 580 501, +47 73 580 508 Email: jan-p.huberth-hansen@dirnat.no

PAKISTAN Mr Umeed Khalid, Conservator, National Council for Conservation of Wildlife (NCCW), Ministry of Environment, Building No. 14-D, 2nd Floor, F-8 Markaz, , Islamabad, Tel: +92 51 920 4203, +92 51 920 4515 Fax: +92 51 922 3871, +92 51 920 2211 Email: khalid_jamil71@hotmail.com; nccw@isb.paknet.com.pk

PALAU - please contact Mr Vainuupo Jungblut at vainuupoj@sprep.org

PANAMA - favor de contactar la Secretaría a la siguiente dirección: wwd@ramsar.org

PAPUA NEW GUINEA - please contact Mr Vainuupo Jungblut at vainuupoj@sprep.org

PARAGUAY- favor de contactar la Secretaría a la siguiente dirección: wwd@ramsar.org

PERU- favor de contactar la Secretaría a la siguiente dirección: wwd@ramsar.org

PHILIPPINES Ms Marlynn M. Mendoza, Supervising Ecosystem Management Specialist, Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, NAPWNC Compound, Quezon Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101, Tel: +632 925 8950, +632 924 6031-35 Fax: +632 925 8950, +632 924 0109 Email: mmendoza@i-manila.com.ph; mmmendozapawb@netscape.net

POLAND Mr Dariusz Piechowski, Senior Specialist, Department of Nature Conservation, Ministry of the Environment, Wawelska 52/54, 00 922 Warsaw, Tel: +48 22 579 2489, Fax: +48 22 579 2555, Email: dariusz.piechowski@mos.gov.pl

PORTUGAL Mr João Carlos Farinha, Head, Public Awareness Division, Instituto da Conservação da Natureza, , R. de Sta. Marta, 55, 1150-294 Lisboa, Tel: +351 21 350 7900x1117, +351 96 271 4648 Fax: +351 21 350 7984, Email: jcfarinha@gmail.com; farinhaj@icn.pt

ROMANIA Ms Diana Cocai, Counsellor, Directorate of Nature Conservation, Biodiversity & Biosafety, Ministry of Environment and Water Management, Bd. Libertatii No. 12, 70 005 Bucuresti, Tel: +40 21 316 0287; +40 21 316 0215, Fax: +40 21 316 0531, E-mail: diana.cocai@mmediu.ro; biodiv@mappm.ro

RUSSIAN FEDERATION Ms Zinaida Muzileva, Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Natural Resources, B.Gruzinskaya Str. 4/6, 123995 Moscow D-242 GSP-5, Tel: +7 495 254 86 01, E-mail: muzyleva@mnr.gov.ru

RWANDA - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

SAINT LUCIA - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

SAMOA - please contact Mr Vainuupo Jungblut at vainuupoj@sprep.org

SAO TOME ET PRINCIPE - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

SENEGAL - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

SERBIA - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

SEYCHELLES - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

SIERRA LEONE - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

SLOVAK REPUBLIC Ms Adriána Klindová, Nature Conservation Officer, Department of Nature and Landscape Protection, Ministry of the Environment, Námestie l'Udovíta Stúra 1, 812 35 Bratislava, Tel: +421 2 5956 2106, Fax: +421 2 5956 2477, +421 2 5956 2533 Email: klindova.adriana@enviro.gov.sk; klindova.adriana@lifeenv.gov.sk

SLOVENIA Dr Gordana Beltram, Undersecretary, Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning, Dunajska 48, p.p. 653, 1000 Ljubljana, Tel: +386 1 309 45 66, Fax: +386 1 309 45 93, E-mail: Gordana.Beltram@gov.si

SOUTH AFRICA - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

SRI LANKA Mr Rathnayake M. Wasantha Rathnayake, Deputy Director (Development & Management), Protected Area Management Division, Department of Wildlife Conservation, 18 Gregory's Road, Colombo 07, Tel: +94 11 267 8749, Fax: +94 11 269 8556, +94 11 269 6050 Email: wasantha@dwlc.lk

SUDAN - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

SURINAME - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

SWEDEN Mr Torsten Larsson, Conservation Officer, Natural Resources Department, Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, Blekholmsterrassen 36, S-106 48 Stockholm, Tel: +46 8 698 1391, Fax: +46 8 698 1042, +46 8 698 1662 Email: torsten.larsson@naturvardsverket.se; natur@naturvardsverket.se

SWITZERLAND - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

SYRIA Mr Atef Deib, Director, Water Pollution Control Department, Ministry of Irrigation, PO Box 4451 - Fardous Street, Damascus, Tel: +963 11 221 0175; +963 11 222 0083, Fax: +963 11 224 8672, E-mail: atef_deib@ureach.com; irrigation.min@net.sy

TAJIKISTAN Dr Kokul Kasirov, Director General, State Directorate for Protected Areas, State Committee on Environment Conservation & Forestry, PO Box 138, 734025 Dushanbe, Tel: +992 372 251 243, Fax: +992 372 252 421, E-mail: eco_tajik@rambler.ru; eldar@tajik.net

TANZANIA - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org;

TCHAD - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

THAILAND Ms Nirawan Pipitsombat, Senior Environmental Officer, Biodiversity Division, Office of Natural Resources and, Environmental Policy & Planning, 60/1 Soi Phibun Wattana 7, Rama VI Road, Bangkok 10400, Tel: +66 2 265 6636, +66 2 271 3251 Fax: +66 2 265 6638, +66 2 265 6640 Email: nirawan_p@hotmail.com; nirawanpipitsombat@yahoo.com

THE FYR OF MACEDONIA Mr Aleksandar Nastov, Head, Department of Biodiversity, Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning, ul. Drezdenska 52, MK-1000 Skopje, Tel: +389 2 3066 930, Fax: +389 2 3066 931, E-mail: infoeko@moe.gov.mk; A.Nastov@moepp.gov.mk

TOGO - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

TUNISIE - prière de contacter le Secrétariat à wwd@ramsar.org

TURKEY Mr Mehmet Gölge, G.D. Nature Conservation & National Parks, Ministry of the Environment, T.C. Cevre ve Orman Bakanligi, Sögütözü Caddesi No: 14/E, Sögütözü, Ankara, Tel: +90 312 207 5906 or +90 312 207 5903 Fax: +90 312 207 5981, Email: mgolge@gmail.com

UGANDA - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

UKRAINE Dr Grygoriy Parchuk, Head, Div for Long-term Development & Research, State Agency for Protected Areas, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, 35, Uryts'kogo Str., UA-03035 Kyiv, Tel: +380 44 206 3308, Fax: , Email: parchuk@parks.freenet.kiev.ua; parks@parks.freenet.kiev.ua

UNITED KINGDOM Mr Chuin Kee, Policy Advisor, International Protected Areas Team, Wildlife Habitats & Biodiversity Division - DEFRA, 1/06 Temple Quay House, 2 The Square, Temple Quay, Bristol BS1 6BT, Tel: +44 117 372 8272, Fax: +44 117 372 8505, Email: chuin.kee@defra.gsi.gov.uk;

URUGUAY - favor de contactar la Secretaría a la siguiente dirección: wwd@ramsar.org

USA Ms Marina Sansostri Ratchford, Int. Affairs Specialist (Latin American and Caribbean Branch), Division of International Conservation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 N. Fairfax Dr., Suite 740d, Arlington, VA 22203-1622, Tel: +1 703 358 2480, Fax: +1 703 358 2115, Email: marina_ratchford@fws.gov

UZBEKISTAN Dr Natalya Kasymova, Senior Specialist, Department of International Relations & Programs, State Committee for Nature Protection, 99, A. Temur Str., 700084 Tashkent, Tel: +998 71 139 4195, Fax: +998 71 135 7920, Email: envconf@uzsci.net; info@uznature.uz

VENEZUELA - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

VIET NAM Ms Viet Hong Pham Dinh, Assistant to Head of AA, Senior Expert, Nature Conservation Division, VEPA - Ministry of Natural Resources & Environment, 67 Nguyen Du Street, Hanoi, Tel: +84 4 942 4557, Fax: +84 4 822 3189, +84 4 822 4487 Email: viethong@hn.vnn.vn; pvhong@nea.gov.vn

ZAMBIA - please contact the Secretariat at wwd@ramsar.org

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