26th Meeting of the Ramsar Standing Committee -- List of participants

05/01/2002
26th Meeting of the Ramsar Standing Committee
Gland, Switzerland, 3 - 7 December 2001


LIST OF PARTICIPANTS

 [Contact details of the participants]

VOTING Members

AFRICA

  • Algeria: Mr Ammar BOUMEZBEUR
  • Togo: Mr Abdou-Kérim MOUMOUNI
  • Uganda: Mr Paul MAFABI (Vice Chair)


ASIA

  • India: Mr Achyut GOKHALE, Dr Sidharth KAUL
  • Japan: Mr Toshiyuki TAGA, Minister (Head), Dr Makoto KOMODA, Ms Naoko NAKAJIMA, Mr Kazuhiro OKUMA, Mr Akiho SHIBATA


EUROPE

  • Armenia: Dr Karen JENDEREDJIAN
  • France: Ms Isabelle VIAL, Mr Thierry BERTHELOT
  • Norway: Mr Olav NORD-VARHAUG,
  • Slovak Republic: Dr Ján KADLECIK


NEOTROPICS

  • Argentina: Dr Oscar PADÍN, Ms Andrea REPETTI
  • Trinidad & Tobago: Mr Sheriff FAIZOOL


NORTH AMERICA

  • Mexico: Dr Fernando CLEMENTE (Head), Mr Eleazar LOA LOZA, Dr Mónica HERZIG, Mr Enrique OCHOA


OCEANIA

  • Australia: Mr Stephen HUNTER (Chair)


Hosts of COP7 and COP8

  • Costa Rica: Lic. Marco A. SOLANO (3-7 Dec)
  • Spain: Ms Inés GONZÁLEZ DONCEL (6 Dec), Mr Miguel AYMERICH HUYGHUES (5-7 Dec), Mr José Ramón PICATOSTE (3-7 Dec), Dr Jesús SERRADA HIERRO (3 Dec)


OBSERVERS

STRP

  • Dr Jorge A. JIMÉNEZ RAMÓN (Chair)
  • Dr Yaa NTIAMOA-BAIDU (former Chair)


Permanent Observers

  • Switzerland: Dr Meinrad KÜTTEL, Dr Olivier BIBER, Ms Gabriela NÜTZI-SULPIZIO
  • The Netherlands: Ir. Henk J. EGGINK
  • BirdLife International: Mr John O’SULLIVAN, Mr David PRITCHARD
  • IUCN – The World Conservation Union: Dr Jean-Yves PIROT, Ms Rachel WISEMAN
  • Wetlands International: Mr Simon NASH, Dr Douglas TAYLOR
  • WWF International: Mr Jamie PITTOCK, Mr. Denis LANDENBERGUE


Contracting Party Observers

  • Austria: Dr Gerhard SIGMUND, Dipl.-Ing. Wolfgang PELIKAN
  • Canada: Mr Clayton RUBEC
  • China: Mr Daming BAO, Mr Guide JIA
  • Cuba: Lic. Antonio PERERA PUGA, Ambassador Carlos AMAT FORÉS, Mr Alejandro CASTILLO SANTANA
  • Guatemala: Lic. Juan José NARCISO, Licda. María José ITURBIDE, Mr Carlos José ARROYAVE-PRERA
  • Iran: Mr Peiman SEADAT, Mr Shahrokh SHAKERIAN
  • Israel: Mr Haim WAXMAN
  • Libya: Mr Khaled ETAYEB
  • Nicaragua: Dr Lester MEJÍA S., Lic. Néstor CRUZ
  • Peru: Mr Gustavo LAURIE
  • Philippines: Ms Angelina M. STA. CATALINA
  • Republic of Korea: Dr Jaeyong CHOI, Mr Hee-Kyong NOH
  • Slovenia: Dr Gordana BELTRAM
  • Tanzania: Mr Emmanuel SEVERRE, Mr Charles MDOE, Ms Miriam ZACHARIA
  • UK: Ms Elizabeth MOORE, Ms Linda SMITH
  • USA: Dr Herbert RAFFAELE, Mr Thomas PRASTER, Ms Lynette POULTON


Other Observers

  • Dominican Republic : Dra. Magaly BELLO DE KEMPER
  • UNEP/AEWA Secretariat: Mr Bert LENTEN


Interpreters

  • Ms Béatrice FERGUSSON
  • Ms Régine JOBA
  • Ms Muriel JULLIARD-GARCÍA
  • Ms Eleanor KANTER
  • Ms Micheline KARAM-CLEUSIX
  • Ms Luz PAZOS


Ramsar Bureau Staff

  • Mr Delmar BLASCO, Secretary General
  • Dr Nick DAVIDSON, Deputy Secretary General
  • Mr Alain LAMBERT, Senior Advisor Environment/Development Cooperation
  • Regional Coordinators: Mr Anada TIEGA, Africa; Ms Margarita ASTRÁLAGA, Americas; Mr Najam KHURSHID, Asia; Dr Tobias SALATHÉ, Europe
  • Interns/Assistants to Regional Coordinators: Mr Simon RAFANOMEZANTSOA, Africa; Mr Marco FLORES, Americas; Ms Jia MA, Asia; Mr Sergey DERELIEV, Europe
  • Rapporteur: Dr Dwight PECK, Executive Assistant for Communications
  • Dr Alexandra HAILS, Senior Communications Assistant
  • Ms Valerie HIGGINS, Communications Assistant
  • Ms Mireille KATZ, Executive Assistant to the Secretary General
  • Ms Annette KELLER, Administration Coordinator
  • Ms Paulette KENNEDY, Dues and Project Administrator
  • Ms Montserrat RIERA, Office Clerk
  • Mr Ibrahim SHAAME, Accountant
  • Mr Carlos VILLALBA, Technical Officer (COP8 and MedWet)
  • MedWet Office Athens : Mr Spyros KOUVELIS, Coordinator; Mr Nejib BENESSAIAH, Policy Advisor (not attending)
  • Ramsar Database Manager (WI International): Mr Scott FRAZIER (not attending)
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