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UNCCD secretariat Staff

Office of the Executive Secretary

Ms. Monique Barbut

  • Executive Secretary (ES)

Ms. Marie-Paule Lorka-Lavri

  • Executive Associate to the ES
  • mlavri(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2802

Mr. Rajeb Boulharouf

  • Chef de Cabinet
  • rboulharouf(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2810

Mr. Mahamadou Tari Bako

  • Assistant to Chef de Cabinet
  • mbako(at)unccd.int    
  • 00 49 228 815 2826

Ms. Satu Ravola

  • Programme Management Officer
  • sravola(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2805

Mr. Gerardo Gunera-Lazzaroni    

  • Legal Officer
  • gglazzaroni(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2840

Mr. Mark Dankers

  • Mail Assistant
  • mdankers(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2804

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UNCCD Liaison Office New York

United Nations Headquarters
DC1 Building
11th Floor, Office 1170
New York, N.Y. 10017
USA
T: 001-212 963 4871
F: 001-917 367 3441

Mr. Melchiade Bukuru

  • Chief, UNCCD Liaison Office
  • bukuru(at)un.org
  • 001-212 963 4871

Ms. Nadhini Iyer Krishna

  • UNCCD/CBD Liaison Officer
  • Krishna1(at)un.org
  • 00 1-917 367 2806

Ms. Frederika Teixeira

  • Programme Assistant
  • teixeira2(at)un.org
  • 00 1-917 367 4081

Administrative Services (AS)

Mr. Lyndle Lindow

  • Unit Coordinator
  • llindow(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2844

Mr. Somarajan Pillai

  • Administrative and Finance Officer
  • spillai(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2875

Mr. Ömer Sebat

  • Information Systems Assistant
  • osebat(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2868

Ms. Sandrine Rastetter

  • Accounting Assistant
  • srastetter(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2848

Mr. Kossi Samtou

  • Finance Assistant
  • ksamtou(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2867

Mr. Ezio Seghetti

  • Travel Assistant
  • eseghetti(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2858

Ms. Zlata Prlenda-Kunstek

  • HR Assistant
  • zprlenda-kunstek(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2845

Mr. Ali Ismayilov

  • Computer Inf.Sys. Assistant
  • aismayilov(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2837

Mr. Edison Espiritu

  • Administrative Assistant
  • eespiritu(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2836

Ms. Carmen-Alina Margina

  • Conference Affairs Officer c
  • margina(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2861

Mr. Seraju Cole

  • Meeting Services Assistant
  • scole(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2815

Mr. Rouven Bashir-Elahi

  • Editorial Assistant
  • relahi(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2852

Ms. Katheryn Jimenez

  • Programme Assistant
  • kjimenez(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2814

External Relations, Policy and Advocacy (ERPA)

Ms. Louise Baker

  • Unit Coordinator
  • lbaker(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2808

Ms. Yukie Hori

  • Spokesperson, Communication Team Leader
  • yhori(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2829

Mr. Sasha Alexander

  • Policy Officer
  • salexander(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2847

Ms. Wagaki Wischnewski

  • Public Information and Media Officer
  • wwischnewski(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2820

Mr. Marcos Montoiro

  • NGO and Civil Society Liaison Officer
  • mmontoiro(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2806

Mr. Utchang Kang

  • Liaison Officer
  • ukang(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2846

Mr. Daniel Tsegai

  • Programme Officer (Drought)
  • dtsegai(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2835

Ms. Barbara Bendandi

  • Programme Officer (Migration)
  • bbendandi(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2876

Ms. Katya Arapnakova

  • Senior Library Assistant
  • karapnakova(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2864

Ms. Annette Guetgemann

  • Programme Assistant
  • aguetgemann(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2809

Ms. Corinna Voigt

  • Programme Assistant
  • cvoigt(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2823

Science, Technology and Implementation (STI)

Mr. Victor Castillo

  • Lead Scientist, Acting Unit Coordinator
  • vcastillo(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2865

Mr. Massimo Candelori

  • Coordinator
  • Address: European Investment Bank
    Projects Directorate (PJ)
    Environment & Regional Development Department (ERD) 
    Natural Resources & Agro-industry Division (NARA)
    98-100, Boulevard Konrad Adenauer 
    L-2950 Luxembourg
    00 352 4379 84286

Mr. Richard Byron-Cox

  • Programme Officer (Capacity Building)
  • rbyroncox(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2827

Ms. Anja Thust

  • Programme Officer (Secretary to the CRIC)
  • athust(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2828

Ms. Sara Minelli

  • Programme Officer
  • sminelli(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2874

Mr. Jeroen van Dalen 

  • Associate Programme Officer Knowledge Management
  • jdalen(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2816

Ms. Sabine Sakr

  • Associate Programme Officer
  • ssakr(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2813

Ms. Lesley Otieno

  • Programme Assistant
  • lotieno(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2807

Ms. Susan Lakop

  • Programme Assistant
  • slakop(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 28 17

Ms. Lawrencia Eposi

  • Programme Assistant
  • leposi(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2842

 

UNCCD Regional Coordination Unit for Africa (Annex I)

(located in Bonn)

Mr. Boubacar Cissé

  • Programme Officer, Africa
  • bcisse(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2832

UNCCD Regional Coordination Unit for Asia (Annex II)

United Nations Building
Rajdamnem Ave.
Bangkok 10200
Thailand
T: 00 66-2 288 2559
F: 00 66-2 288 3065

Mr. Yang Youlin

  • Coordination Officer
  • yyoulin(at)unccd.int
  • 00 66 2 288 2559

Mr. Kwangho Baek

  • Programme Officer
  • Kbaek(at)unccd.int
  • 00 662 288 2560

UNCCD Regional Coordination Unit for Latin-America and the Caribbean (LAC) (Annex III)

c/o Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).
Northern Building, Division of CELADE
Dag Hammarskjöld 3477
Postal Code: 7630412. Vitacura, Santiago de Chile

Mr. Heitor Matallo

  • Programme Officer
  • hmatallo(at)unccd.int
  • T: 00 562 2210-2017

Regional Coordination for Northern Mediterranean (Annex IV):

Orman ve Su Isleri Bakanligi 1. Bölge Müdürlügü 
Buyukdere Caddesi No:265 
Fatih Ormani Kampusu Maslak / Sariyer
Istanbul Turkey

Mr. Erdogan Ozevren

  • Programme Officer
  • eozebren(at)unccd.int
  • T: 00 90 212 2625756 / 1444

Regional Coordination for Europe (Annexes V):

(located in Bonn)

Ms. Jamal Annagylyjova

  • Programmme Officer
  • jannagylyjova(at)unccd.int
  • 00 49 228 815 2879