Members of the Standing Committee

Abbreviations:

T = telephone; M = mobile
F = fax
E = email
The working language is indicated in brackets:
(E) = English; (S) = Spanish; (F) = French
Representative Alternate

Africa

F
Morocco
Mme Hayat Mesbah
Cheffe de Service de la Conservation de la Faune et Flore Sauvages,
Haut Commissariat aux Eaux et Forêts et à la Lutte contre la Désertification
3, rue Haroun Errachid - Agdal
RABA
T:
+212 5 37 67 42 70
+212 6 61 04 74 83 (Zouhair Amhaouch)
M:
+212 6 61 90 44 19 (Hayat Mesbah)
F:
+212 5 37 67 26 28
E
Zambia
Ms Lusizi Mary Mwale
National Parks and Wildlife
Private Bag 1
Kafue RD
Chilanga
LUSAKA
Zambia
T:
+260 977 238 522 (Ms Lusizi Mary Mwale)
+260 978 176 078 (Mr Andrew Chomba)
F
Madagascar
(
Vice-Chair
)
Mr Razafindrabe Rinah
Ministere De L’environnement Et Du Developpement Durable / Direction Generale De La Gouvernance Environnementale / Organe de Gestion CITES
B.P 243 – Nanisana
ANTANANARIVO 101,
Madagascar
T:
+261 34 05 621 31; +261 34 31 480 24 (Mr Razafindrabe Rinah)
+261 34 05 624 85 (Mr Robsomanitrandrasana Eric Jose)
E
United Republic of Tanzania
Mr Elisante Ombeni Leguma
Senior Assistant Commissioner - CITES
Wildlife Division, Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism
Government City – Mtumba Prime Minister’s Street
Postal address: P.O.BOX 1351 40472
DODOMA
T:
+255652481703 (Mr Elisante Ombeni Leguma)
+255 767 384678 (Dr. Musuha January Msuha)
F
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Dr Augustin NGUMBI AMURI
Directeur-Coordonnateur de l’Organe de Gestion CITES Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature (ICCN)
13 Avenue des Cliniques, Commune de la Gombe
Ville de Kinshasa, République Démocratique du Congo
Boîte postale 868,
KINSHASA I
T:
+243 816 558 707 (CRISPIN MAHAMBA KAMATE)
F
Chad
Mr Abdramane Chaibo Hamid
Directeur de la Conservation de la Faune et des Aires Protégées
Ministère de l'Environnement et des Pêches
B.P. 447
N'DJAMENA
T:
+235 60750009
+ 235 92757675
F
Senegal
Mr Doudou Sow
Chef Organe Gestion CITES Senegal Ministere De L’environnement et du Developpement Durable Direction Des Eaux Et Forets Division Gestion De La Faune
Parc forestier de Hann
B.P. 1831
DAKAR
T:
+221779582058 (Doudou Sow)
+221776509457 (Rokhaya Plea)
F:
+221 (33) 832 04 26

Asia

E
Singapore
Dr Adrian Loo
Group Director
National Parks Board of Singapore (NParks) / Wildlife Management
National Parks Board Headquarters, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road,
Singapore
259569
T:
+65 6465 0313 (Dr Adrian Loo)
+65 6908 3006 (Dr Anna Wong)
+65 6908 3007 (Ms Xie Renhui)
+65 6908 3012 (Ms Hazelina Yeo)
E
Kuwait
Ms Shereefa Al-Salem
Head of Wildlife Monitoring Section
Biodiversity Conservation Department
P.O. Box 24395 Safat
KUWAIT 13104
T:
+965 22208423 (Ms Shereefa Al Salem)
+965 99704046 (Ms Nouf Bahbahani)
M:
+965 97 86 65 36
F:
+965 22 20 83 69
E
China
Mr Weisheng Wang
Executive Deputy Director General
Wildlife Conservation Department, China National Forestry and Grassland Administration
The Endangered Species Import and Export Management Office of the People's Republic of China
(China CITES Management Authority)
No.18 Hepingli East Street,
Dongcheng District,
BEIJING,
China
T:
+86 10 84239680 (Weisheng Wang)
+86 10 84238447 (Hong Xiao)
E
India
Dr Satya Prakash Yadav
Additional Director General of Forests (Project Tiger)
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India
5th Floor, Jal Block,
Indira Paryavaran Bhawan,
Jor Bagh Road,
Aliganj,
NEW Delhi – 110 003
T:
+91 (11) 20 81 91 80 (Satya Prakash Yadav)
+91-11-20819240 (Rohit Tiwari)
+91-11-20819237 (Rakesh Kumar Jagenia)
+91-11-20819240 (C Sasikumar)

Central and South America and the Caribbean

E
Brazil
Angelo Paulo Sales dos Santos
Third Secretary
Environment Division I
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Palácio de Itamaraty
Anexo I, Sala 402
70.170-900 – BRASÍLIA/DF
T:
+55 (61) 2030 8447
S
Ecuador
Mr Walter Schuldt
Director de Ambiente y Desarollo Sostenible (e.)
Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Movilidad Humana (MREMH)
Carrión E1-76 y Av. 10 de Agosto,
Edif. Cancillería, 6° piso
QUITO
T:
+593 (2) 299 32 00, ext 11551
S
Honduras
Sr José Julián Suazo Cervantes
Coordinador Nacional CITES
Ingeniero de Pesca
Secretaría de Agricultura y Ganadería
Avenida La FAO, Colonia Loma Linda Norte
TEGUCIGALPA
Departamento de Francisco Morazán, República de Honduras
Código postal 11101
T:
+504 99906406 (Sr José Julián Suazo Cervantes)
+504 99902036 (Eloisa Espinoza Turcios)
F:
+504 22399734
S
Cuba
Mr Jorge Álvarez Álvarez
Director General
Oficina de Regulación y Seguridad Ambiental
Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnologia y Medio Ambiente
Calle 28 e/ 5ta y 7ma N°504,
MIRAMAR, PLAYA
Ciudad De La Habana
T:
+53 (7) 203 1664
+53 (7) 203 19 35 al 37
S
Nicaragua
Sr René Salvador Castellón
Director de Biodiversidad
Autoridad Administrativa CITES
Ministerio del Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (MARENA)
Kilómetro 12 1/2 Carretera Norte
Apartado No. 5123
MANAGUA
T:
(505) 85409995 (René Salvador Castellón)
(505) 89913464
(505) 86719732 (Judith de los Angeles Perez Puerto)
F:
+505 (2) 233 11 13

Europe

E
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Dr Dornford Rugg
Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)
Floor 2, Horizon House
Deanery Road, Bristol
BS1 5AH
United Kingdom
T:
+44 (0)07887 560828 (Dr Dornford Rugg)
+44 (0) 7880 441679 (Mr Kristopher Blake)
E
Belarus
Ms. Tatsiana Zhaliaznova
Biological and Landscape Diversity Department
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus
10 Kollectornaya Str.
220048 Minsk
T:
+375 (17) 200 53 34
E
Georgia
Ms Teona Karchava
Head of the Protected Areas Policy Division
Biodiversity and Forestry Department,
Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia
6 Marshal Gelovani Avenue, 0159,
TBILISI, Georgia
T:
+995 593 141391 (Ms Teona Karchava)
+995 551 177725 (Ms Mariam Macharashvili)
+995 598 301222 (Ms Nana Khelkhelauri)
S
Spain
Davinia Martínez Sánchez
Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico,
Subdirección General de Biodiversidad Terrestre y Marina,
Autoridad Administrativa CITES
Plaza San Juan de la Cruz 10, 28071,
Madrid, España

T:
(+34) 915976038 (Davinia Martínez Sánchez)
(+34) 915975767 (Carolina San Martín Hernández)
E
Belgium
Mrs. Miet Van Looy
Head of Unit CITES Management Authority Belgium
Ministry/Department/Authority: Federal Public Service Health, Safety of the Food Chain and Environment
Avenue Galilee 5/2
1210 Brussels
Belgium
T:
+32 2 524 74 21 (Miet Van Looy)
+32 2 524 74 26 (Elke Malfait)
M:
+32 473 87 37 05
F:
+32 2 524 74 49
E
Israel
Mr Yatir Shamir
Head of Enforcement Division
CITES Management Authority
Israel Nature and Parks Authority
3 Am Ve Olamo St., JERUSALEM 9546303, Israel
T:
+972 (2) 500 5463 (Yatir SHAMIR)
M:
+972 (53) 776 22 14 (Yatir SHAMIR)
+972-58-5063118 (Dr. Simon NEMTZOV)
F:
+972 (2) 500 54 59
E
Poland
Mr Karol Wolnicki / Mr Wojciech Piwowarski
Ministry of Climate and Environment/
Department of Nature Conservation/ CITES MA
Wawelska str. 52/54, 00-922 WARSAW, Poland
T:
+48 (22) 369 24 79
+48 (22) 369 24 07
+48 (22) 369 22 59
+48 (22) 369 20 18
F:
+48 (22) 369 11 59
E
Ireland
Mr Orlando Verrecchia
CITES Management Authority
Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
National Parks and Wildlife Service
Biodiversity and EU Programmes
90 King Street North
DUBLIN 7 Do7 N7CV
T:
+353 (1) 888 30 74

North America

E
United States of America
(
Chair
)
Rosemarie Gnam (SA) / Naimah Aziz (MA)
U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service
MS: IA
5275 Leesburg Pike
FALLS CHURCH, VA 22041-3803
T:
+01 (703) 358-2497
+01 (703) 358-2028
E
Canada
Ms Carolina Caceres
Director
Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment & Climate Change Canada
351 St-Joseph Blvd
GATINEAU, QC, K1A 0H3
T:
+1-613-513-3887 (Ms Carolina Caceres)
+1 819 921 9610 (Lise Jubinville)

Oceania

E
New Zealand
Ms Sarah Bagnall
Department of Conservation
PO Box 10420
WELLINGTON 6011
T:
+64272013652 (Ms Sarah Bagnall)
+64 27 354 8863 (Danica Stent)
F:
+64 (0)4 4711117
E
Australia
Ms Susan Cooper
Director, Wildlife Trade Regulation Section
Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
G.P.O. Box 858
CANBERRA, ACT 2601
T:
+61 (0) 2 6274 2124 (Ms Susan Cooper)
0481 141 487 (Dr Rhedyn Ollerenshaw)

Depositary Government

E F
Switzerland
Mr Matthias Lörtscher
Office fédéral de la sécurité alimentaire et des affaires vétérinaires
Liebefeld-Bern
Schwarzenburgstr. 155
CH-3003 BERN
T:
+41 (58) 463 81 59
F:
+41 (58) 463 85 22

Previous host country

S
Panama
Sra Carmen Y. Medina G.
Técnica
Departamento de Biodiversidad - Dirección de Áreas Protegidas y Biodiversidad
Ministerio de Ambiente (entidad que representa la Autoridad Administrativa CITES para Panamá)
Calle Diego Domínguez, Edif. 804 Albrook, Ancón, Panamá, Rep. de Panamá
T:
+(507)500-0878
500-0855 (extensión 6726)
Last update: 02 February 2023