Observer Organizations


No.OrganizationFocal PointRelevance to
Observer of
1African Union Commission (AUC)Olushola OLAYIDEYY
2African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP Group)Olusola OJOYY
3Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO)Abolfazl AzizipanahYY
4European Space Agency - ECSATSusanne MecklenburgYY
5European Union (EU)Philippe TulkensYY*
6Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (GRA)Hayden MontgomeryYN
7Green Climate Fund (GCF)Kilaparti RamakrishnaY Y
8Group on Earth Observations - GEOSara VenturiniYY
9Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI)Ione ANDERSONYY
10Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)Anne LarigauderieYY
11Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS)Rosa PochYN
12International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)David MoldenYY
13International Energy Agency (IEA)Jinsun LIMYY
14International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)Tessa KellyInternational Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
15International Organization for Migration (IOM)Dina IonescoYY
16International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)Emmanuel ZE MEKAYY
17International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN)Sandeep SENGUPTA YY
18Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)Simon BuckleYY
19Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)Mohammad Sanusi BarkindoYY
20Pacific Community (SPC)Sylvie GOYETYN
21Preparatory Commission for International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)Angela Churie KallhaugeYN
22South CentreVicente Paolo III YUYY
23South Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)The DirectorYY
24The African Centre of Meteorological Applications for Development (ACMAD)Andre KAMGAYY
25The Ramsar Convention BureauNick DAVIDSONYY


No.OrganizationFocal PointRelevance to
Observer of
1Action-Jeunesse pour le Développement (AJED-Congo)Executif DirecteurYY
2African Network for a Climate Community (ANCC)Raphael HanmbockYY
3Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric PolicyDave STIRPEYY
4American Psychological Association (APA)Amber STORYYN
5Association Carré Geo and Environment (Cameroon)Executive SecretaryYY
6Association Silva Arbres Forêts et Sociétés (SILVA)Joseph Francois RACAPEYY
7C40 Cities Climate Leadership GroupAlfredo RedondoYY
8Campaign for a Hydrogen Economy (UK)Mike KOEFMANYY
9Canadian Nuclear AssociationJessica CliffordYY
10CARE International (Denmark)Sven HarrmelingYY
11Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC)Carlos FULLERYY
12Carnegie CouncilJanos PASZTORYN
13Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)Christopher MartiusYY
14Centre of International Studies, Cambridge University (UK)Brendan SimmsYY
15CGIAR System OrganizationAlain VIDALYY
16CICERO Center for International Climate and Environmental Research (Norway)Christian BjornasYY
17Climate & Clean Air Coalition (CCAC)Valentin FoltescuYY
18Climate Action Network Europe (CAN Europe)Wendel TrioYY
19Climate Action Network International (CAN - 1)Stephan SingerClimate Action Network International (CAN - 1)
20Climate Alliance – Brussels OfficeAna Rita NEVESYY
21College of the AtlanticDoreen STABINSKYYY
22Ecology CenterNeil TANGRIYY
23Energy Research AustriaRobert HINTERBERGERYY
24Environmental Defense (US)A. PETSONKYY
25ETC Group (Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration)Pat Roy MOONEYYY
26European Climate Foundation (ECF)Tim NuthallYY
27European Marine Board Angel Muniz Piniella PiniellaYN
28Food and Water Watch Royelen Lee BoykieYY
29Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC)Lindsey Fielder CookYY
30Future Earth InternationalAlison ClausenYY
31GenderCC - Women for Climate JusticeGotelind ALBERYY
33Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)Donald HobernYY
34Global Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Institute (Australia)John ScowcroftYY
35Global Change Impact Studies Centrre (GCISC)Muhammad Goheer ArifYN
36Global Climate Observing System (GCOS)Stephen BRIGGSYY
37Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC)Steve SAWYERYY
38Green Cross InternationalCynthia CapitaineYY
39GreenFacts (Belgium)Jacques WERTGENYY
40GreenpeaceKaisa KosonenYY
41Greenplanet (India & Canada)Ahmed Pathan YY
42Heinrich Boell FoundationKristin FUNKEYY
43Humane Society International (HSI)Martin ZerfasYY
44IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme (IEAGHG)Tim DixonYN
45Imperial College London Alyssa GilbertYY
46Indian Institute for Human SettlementsAromar ReviYN
47Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP)Jim HARKNESSYY
48Institute of Energy Policy and Research, Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) (Malaysia)Dato Ir. Dr Mashkuri bin YaacobYY
49Institute of Marine Engineering , Science and Technology (IMAREST) (UK)Graham HOCKLEYYN
50Instituto Bem Ambiental (IBAM)Thiago MetzkerYY
51InterAcademy Partnership (IAP)Peter McGrathYN
52Intermón Oxfam (on behalf of Oxfam International)Ariane ARPAYY
53International Air Transport Association (IATA)Andreas HARDEMANYY
54International Aluminium Institute (IAI)Jerry MARKSYY
55International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)Meléndez OrtizYY
56International Chamber of CommerceMajda DABAGHIYY
57International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI)Konrad OTTO-ZIMMERMANNYY
58International Developement Research Centre (IDRC)Lisa HIWASAKIYY
59International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP)Sybil SEITZINGERYN
60International Hydropower Association (IHA)Tracy LANEYY
61International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)Iain StewartYY
62International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)Andrew NortonYY
63International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA)Herbertson Jim YY
64International Policy NetworkThe DirectorYY
65International Social Science Council (ISSC)Vivi STAVROUYY
66International START SecretariatJonathan PadghamYN
67International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG)Franz KuglitschYY
68Iuventum (Germany) Henning StocksYY
69London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)Nicolas SternYY
70Many Strong Voices (MSV)Tina KURVITSYN
71Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate JusticeBarbara SweetmanYY
72Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) (US)The PresidentYY
73New World Hope Organization (NWHO)Shazad IsmailYY
74OASIS (Serbia)Gordana GrujicYY
75Organization of Development and Human Rights of Cameroon (GICAR-CAM)Jean-Pierre KENGNEYY
76Overseas Development Institute (ODI) (UK)Mairi DuparYY
77ParlAmericasJose Di BellaYN
78Princeton University Michael OPPENHEIMERYY
79Research and Development Centre, Nepal Ramdhyan Prasad YadavYY
80Rutgers University (USA)Richard LEEYY
81School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), Indiana University (USA)Michael McGuireYY
82Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR)Ed UrbanYY
83SouthSouthNorth Projects Africa (SSN)Jean-Pierre RouxYY
84Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) (Sweden)Director Executive YY
85Stockholm Resilience CentreTristan TyrrellYN
86The Climate GroupJean-Charles SEGHERSYY
87The International Science Council Katsiaryna PaulavetsYY
88The Nature Conservancy (TNC)Possingham HughYY
89The World Energy Council (WEC)Christoph FREIYY
90Third World NetworkBeng Tuan LIMYY
91Transparency International (TI)Lisa ElgesYY
92Tyndall Centre for Climate Change ResearchAndrew WATKINSONYY
93United Nations Foundation (UNF)Monica DEANYY
94University College LondonArthur PetersenYY
95University of Linköping (LiU) (Sweden)Mathias FridahlYY
96University of Nijmegen (Netherlands)Irene DankelmanYY
97Université catholique de Louvain Jean-Pascal van YPERSELEYN
98Wetlands InternationalMarcel SILVIUSYN
99World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)Björn STIGSONYY
100World Climate Research ProgrammeMichel RixenWorld Climate Research Programme
101World Coal InstituteMilton CatelinYY
102World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA)Irene MartinettiYY
103World Resources InstituteRina RodriguezYY
104WWF International (WWF)Mandy Jean WoodsWWF International (WWF)
105Yale UniversityDonald L. FilerYY


No.OrganizationFocal PointRelevance to
Observer of
1Environment Quality Authority (EQA) of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA)Nedal KATBEH-BADERYY


No.OrganizationFocal PointRelevance to
Observer of
1Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP)Secretariat of LRTAPYY
2Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)Alexander JONESYY
3Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC/UNESCO)Albert FISCHERYY
4International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)Wei HUANGYY
5International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)The Secretary-GeneralYY
6International Labour Organization (ILO)Andrew DaleYY
7International Maritime Organization (IMO)The Secretary-GeneralYY
8Ozone Secretariat (Sec. for the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer and for the Montreal Protocol)The Executive SecretaryYY
9Secretariat for the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)Braulio Ferreira de Souza DiasYY
10Secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)Patricia ESPINOSA CANTELLANOYNA
11The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)Benjamin SchachterYY
12UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)Rae Kwon CHUNGYY
13UN Economic and Social Commission for Western AsiaAlbagir ADAMYY
14UN Economic Commission for AfricaThe Executive SecretaryYY
15UN Economic Commission for EuropeThe Executive SecretaryYY
16UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the CaribbeanThe Executive SecretaryYY
17UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)Youssef Filali-MeknassiYY
18United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)Barron Joseph ORRYY
19United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)Tracy RACZEKYY
20United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)Stephen GOLDYY
21United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)The Executive DirectorYY
22United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)Rafael TUTSYY
23United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDDR)John HARDINGYY
24United Nations University Basilio VALDEHUESAYY
25World BankJane EBINGERYY
26World Food Programme (WFP)Carlo ScaramellaYY
27World Health Organization (WHO)The Director-GeneralYY
28World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)Francis GurryYY
29World Meteorological Organization (WMO)Pavel KabatWorld Meteorological Organization (WMO)
30World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)Sofia GutierrezYY
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