Contact points in Belgium for international 
nature- and biodiversity-related 
agreements, organisations and programmes

List of addresses

 

Convention on Biological Diversity

Contact point Person Address
National focal point for the Convention

National focal point for the Clearing-House Mechanism

National focal point for the Global Taxonomy Initiative

Dr J.L. Van Goethem Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
Vautierstraat  29
B-1000 Brussels (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 627 43 43
Fax: +32 2 627 41 41
E-mail: jackie.vangoethem@naturalsciences.be

More info : National focal point to the CBD

Regional focal point for the Brussels Capital Region Dr Machteld Gryseels BIM / IBGE
Gulledelle 100 
B-1200 Brussels ( Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 775 75 61  or  775 75 11
Fax: +32 2 775 76 79  or  775 76 11
E-mail: mgr@ibgebim.be
Regional focal point for the Flemish Region Dr Els Martens

AMINAL
Afdeling Natuur
Koning Albert II-laan 20 bus 8
B-1000 Brussels  (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 553 76 78
Fax: +32 2 553 76 85

E-mail: els.martens@lin.vlaanderen.be

Regional focal point for the Walloon Region Dr Ir Jacques Stein 
Ir Catherine Debruyne

Direction de la Nature à la Division de la Nature et des Forêts,
Direction générale des Ressources naturelles et de l'Environnement

Contact: Avenue Prince de Liège 15
B-5100 Jambes  (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 81 33 58 60
Fax: +32 81 33 58 22
E-mail:  j.stein@mrw.wallonie.be

National focal point for the Biosafety Protocol Ms Lucette Flandroy Federal Public Service of Public Health, Food Chain Security and Environment
Place Victor Horta 40, box 10
B-1060 Bruxelles (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 210 45 00
Fax: +32 2 210 46 99
Email: Lucette.Flandroy@health.fgov.be

More info: http://www.biosafetyprotocol.be

National focal point for the Biosafety Clearing-house Dr Didier Breyer Section de Biosécurité et Biotechnologie
Institut Scientifique de la Santé Publique
Rue Juliette Wytsman 14
B-1050 Brussels (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 642 52 93
Fax: +32 2 642 52 92
E-mail: dbreyer@sbb.ihe.be
National focal point for Access and Benefit-Sharing Ir Claire Collin Federal Public Service of Public Health, Food Chain Security and Environment
DG Environment
Place Victor Horta 40, box 10
B-1060 Bruxelles (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 210 46 62
Fax: +32 2 210 46 99
E-mail: Claire.Collin@health.fgov.be
National focal point for the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation Prof. Dr Jan Rammeloo National Botanic Garden of Belgium
Domein van Bouchout
B-1860 Meise (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 260 09 28
Fax: +32 2 260 09 45
E-mail: jan.rammeloo@br.fgov.be
Contact point for the Global Invasive Species Programme Mr Marc Peeters
Dr Anne Franklin
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
Vautierstraat  29
B-1000 Brussels (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 627 45 65 (M. Peeters)
Tel.: +32 2 627 43 87 (A. Franklin)
Fax: +32 2 627 41 41
E-mail: marc.peeters@naturalsciences.be
National focal point to the FAO for CBD matters Dr Ir Marc Lateur Agricultural Research Centre Gembloux
Dpt of Biological Control & Plant Genetic Resources
Rue de Liroux 4
B-5030  Gembloux  (Belgium)
Tel. : +32 81 62 03 14
Fax : +32 81 62 03 49
E-mail: lateur@cragx.fgov.be

 

CITES

Contact point Person Address
National contact point Dr Georges Evrard Dr Georges EVRARD, Directeur
SPF Santé publique, sécurité de la chaîne alimentaire et environnement
DG Animaux, Plantes et Alimentation - Service Bien-être animal et CITES
Eurostation, Bloc II - 7me étage
Place Victor Horta 40, bte 10
B-1060 Bruxelles
Tel.: +32 2 524 74 00
Fax: +32 2 524 74 49
E-mail: georges.evrard@health.fgov.be

 

Convention on Migratory Species (CMS)

Contact point Person Address
National focal point Dr Ir Koen De Smet
Dr Els Martens

AMINAL
Afdeling Natuur
Koning Albert II-laan 20  bus 8
B-1000 Brussels  (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 553 76 78
Fax: +32 2 553 76 85
E-mail: koen.desmet@lin.vlaanderen.be
or els.martens@lin.vlaanderen.be

 

Agreements under the Convention on Migratory Species

Contact point Person Address
AEWA - African Eurasian Migratory Water Bird Agreement Dr Els Martens AMINAL
Afdeling Natuur
Koning Albert II-laan 20  bus 8
B-1000 Brussels  (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 553 76 78
Fax: +32 2 553 76 85
E-mail: els.martens@lin.vlaanderen.be
ASCOBANS - Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans of the Baltic and North Seas Dr Jan Haelters Management Unit of the North Sea Mathematical Models (MUMM)
3de en 23ste Linieregimentsplein,
B-8400 Oostende
Tel.: +32 59 24 20 55
Fax: +32 59 70 49 35
E-mail: J.Haelters@mumm.ac.be 
EUROBATS - Agreement on the Conservation of Bats in Europe Nico Verwimp

AMINAL
Afdeling Natuur
Koning Albert II-laan 20  bus 8
B-1000 Brussels  (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 553 75 03
Fax: +32 2 553 76 85
E-mail:
nico.verwimp@lin.vlaanderen.be

 

Ramsar Convention on Wetlands

Contact point Person Address
Federal contact point Mr Marc De Win Ministry for Social Affairs, Public Health and Environment
Place Victor Horta 40, box 10
B-1060 Bruxelles  (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 210 19 11
Fax: +32 2 217 33 28
Regional focal point for the Flemish Region Dr Eckhart Kuijken

Instituut voor Natuurbehoud
Kliniekstraat 25
B-1070 Brussels  (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 558 18 11
Fax: +32 2 558 18 03
E-mail: eckhart.kuijken@instnat.be

Regional focal point for the Walloon Region Dr Ir Jacques Stein

Direction générale des Ressources naturelles et de l'Environnement
Avenue Prince de Liège 15
B-5100 Jambes (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 81 33 58 60
Fax: +32 81 33 58 22
E-mail:  j.stein@mrw.wallonie.be

 

World Heritage Convention (UNESCO)

Note: in Belgium, it is mostly cultural heritage sites that are concerned by the World Heritage Convention.

Contact point Person Address
Contact point for the Flemish Region   Afdeling Monumenten en Landschappen
Administratie Ruimtelijke Ordening, Huisvesting en Monumenten en Landschappen
Departement Leefmilieu en Infrastructuur
Zandstraat 3
B-1000 Brussels (Belgium)
Web: http://www.monument.vlaanderen.be/ 
Contact point for the Walloon Region   Division du Patrimoine
Direction Générale de l'Aménagement, du Territoire, du Logement et du Patrimoine
Rue des Brigades d'Irlande, 1
B-5100 Namur (Jambes) (Belgium) 
Tel.: + 32 81 33 21 65
Fax: + 32 81 33 21 10
E-mail: c.tricot@mrw.wallonie.be
Web: http://www.skene.be/RWDP.html 
Contact point for the Brussels Region   Service des Monuments et des sites
Ministère de la Région de Bruxelles-Capitale
Rue du Progrès, 80/1
B-1030 Brussels (Belgium)

 

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Contact point Person Address
National focal point Mr Peter Wittoeck Ministry for Social Affairs, Public Health and Environment

Federale Diensten voor het Leefmilieu
Services fédéraux des Affaires environnementales
(Federal Department of the Environment)
Postal adress: Place Victor Horta 40, box 10, B-1060 Bruxelles  (Belgium)
Visitors/physical adress: Wetstraat 56 - 4th floor, B-1000 Brussels  (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 287 02 19
Fax: +32 2 210 48 52
E-mail:
climate@health.fgov.be

See also : internet site

 

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

Contact point Person Address
National focal point Mr Patrick Hollebosch

Directorat-General for Development Cooperation
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Brederodestraat 6
B-1000 Brussels (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 519 07 11
Fax: +32 2 519 05 75
E-mail:
Patrick.Hollebosch@diplobel.fed.be

 

United Nations Forum on Forests

Contact point Person Address
Federal contact point Mr Chris Vanden Bilcke Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken)
Direction of Science and Environmental Policy (Directie Wetenschaps- en Leefmilieubeleid)
Karmelietenstraat 15
B-1000 Brussels (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 501 37 12
Fax: +32 2 501 37 03
E-mail: chris.vandenbilcke@diplobel.fed.be
Contact point for the Flemish Region Ir Carl De Schepper Afdeling Bos en Groen - AMINAL 
Koning Albert II laan 20, bus 8 
B-1000 Brussel (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 553 81 22
Fax: +32 2 553 81 05
E-mail: Carl.DeSchepper@lin.vlaanderen.be 
Contact point for the Walloon Region Ir Christian Laurent

Direction générale des Ressources naturelles et de l'Environnement
Division Nature et Forêts
Avenue Prince de Liège 15
B-5100 Jambes (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 81 33 58 42
E-mail: c.laurent@mrw.wallonie.be 

 

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

Contact point Person Address
Contact point Mr Chris Vanden Bilcke  Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken)
Direction of Science and Environmental Policy (Directie Wetenschaps- en Leefmilieubeleid)
Karmelietenstraat 15
B-1000 Brussels (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 501 37 12
Fax: +32 2 501 37 03
E-mail: chris.vandenbilcke@diplobel.fed.be

 

UNESCO’s Programme on Man and the Biosphere

Contact point Person Address
Contact point Dr Philippe Mettens Belgian Federal Science Policy Office
rue de la Science 8
B-1000 Brussels (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 238 34 11
Fax: +32 2 230 59 12

Committee for Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty

Contact point Person Address
Contact point Mr Alexandre de Lichtervelde Federal Dpt of the Environment
International Affairs
Place Victor Horta 40, box 10
B-1060 Bruxelles
Tel.: +32 2 524 96 17 
Fax: +32 2 524 96 00
Email: Alexandre.DeLichtervelde@health.fgov.be 

Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources 

Contact point Person Address
Contact point Mr Chris Vanden Bilcke  Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken)
Direction of Science and Environmental Policy (Directie Wetenschaps- en Leefmilieubeleid)
Karmelietenstraat 15
B-1000 Brussels (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 501 37 12
Fax: +32 2 501 37 03
E-mail: chris.vandenbilcke@diplobel.fed.be

 

Global Biodiversity Information Facility

Contact point Person Address
Contact point Dr R. Herzog
Belgian Biodiversity Information Facility (Be-Bif)
Université Libre de Bruxelles
Campus de la Plaine CP 257
Bâtiment NO, Bureau 4 O4 210 (Niveau 4)
Boulevard du Triomphe, entrée ULB 2
B-1050 Brussels (Belgium)
Tel. : +32 2 650 57 51
Fax : +32 2 650 51 24
E-mail: pmergen@ben.vub.ac.be

 

Diversitas - International biodiversity research programme

 

Contact point Person Address
Contact point for the Flemish Region Dr Rudy Herman Ministry of the Flemish Community
Science Innovation and Media Department Boudewijnlaan 30
B-1000 Brussels (Belgium)
Tel.: + 32 2 553 60 01
Fax: + 32 2 553 58 91
Email: rudy.herman@lin.vlaanderen.be
Contact point for the Federal Government Dr Jurgen Tack Belgian Biodiversity Platform
Instituut voor Natuurbehoud
Kliniekstraat 25
B-1070 Brussels (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 558 18 61
Fax: +32 2 558 18 05
E-mail: jurgen.tack@instnat.be

 

International Whaling Commission

 

Contact point Person Address
Contact point Mr Alexandre de Lichtervelde Federal Dpt of the Environment
International Affairs
Place Victor Horta 40, box 10
B-1060 Bruxelles
Tel.: +32 2 524 96 17 
Fax: +32 2 524 96 00
Email: Alexandre.DeLichtervelde@health.fgov.be 

 

Bern Convention  - Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Contact point Person Address
Contact Point Dr Ir Jacques Stein

Direction générale des Ressources naturelles et de l'Environnement
Avenue Prince de Liège 15
B-5100 Jambes  (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 81 33 58 60
Fax: +32 81 33 58 22
E-mail: j.stein@mrw.wallonie.be

 

OSPAR Convention - Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic

Contact point Person Address
Contact Point Dr Georges Pichot

Management Unit of the North Sea Mathematical Models and the Scheldt estuary
Gulledelle 100
B-1200 Brussels (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 773 21 22
Fax: +32 2 770 69 72
E-mail: G.Pichot@mumm.ac.be 

European Landscape Convention

Contact point Person Address
Contact Point Dr Ir Jacques Stein 

Direction générale des Ressources naturelles et de l'Environnement
Avenue Prince de Liège 15
B-5100 Jambes  (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 81 33 58 60
Fax: +32 81 33 58 22
E-mail:  j.stein@mrw.wallonie.be

 

Pan-European Biological and Landscape Diversity Strategy

Contact point Person Address
Contact Point Dr Ir Jacques Stein 

Direction générale des Ressources naturelles et de l'Environnement
Avenue Prince de Liège 15
B-5100 Jambes  (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 81 33 58 60
Fax: +32 81 33 58 22
E-mail:  j.stein@mrw.wallonie.be

 

Ministerial Conference for the Protection of Forests in Europe

Contact point Person Address
Contact point for the Flemish Region Ir Carl De Schepper Afdeling Bos en Groen - AMINAL 
Koning Albert II laan 20, bus 8 
B-1000 Brussel (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 553 81 22
Fax: +32 2 553 81 05
E-mail: Carl.DeSchepper@lin.vlaanderen.be 
Contact point for the Walloon Region Ir Christian Laurent

Direction générale des Ressources naturelles et de l'Environnement
Division Nature et Forêts
Avenue Prince de Liège 15
B-5100 Jambes (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 81 33 58 42
E-mail: c.laurent@mrw.wallonie.be 

 

European Environment Agency

Contact point Person Address
National focal point Ir Jan Voet

CELINE-IRCEL
Avenue des Arts 10-11
B-1210 Brussels  (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 227 57 03
Fax: +32 2 227 56 99
E-mail: nfp@irceline.be or voet@irceline.be

More info at http://nfp-be.eionet.eu.int

 

European Platform for Biodiversity Research and Strategy

Contact point Person Address
Belgian Biodiversity Platform

General e-mail: bbpf@belspo.be

Dr Ir  Etienne Branquart,
Partim "Terrestrial ecosystems"
Centre de Recherche de la Nature, des Forêts et du Bois (DGRNE)
Avenue Maréchal Juin, 23
B-5030 Gembloux (Belgium)
Tel.: + 32 81 620 420
Fax: + 32 81 620 436
E-mail : E.Branquart@mrw.wallonie.be 
Dr Jurgen Tack, 
Partim "Marine ecosystems
Instituut voor Natuurbehoud
Kliniekstraat 25
B-1070 Brussels (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 558 18 61
Fax: +32 2 558 18 05
E-mail: jurgen.tack@instnat.be
Dr Hendrik Segers
Partim "Freshwater ecosystems"
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
Section of Freshwater Biology
Vautierstraat 29
B-1000 Brussels (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 627 43 10
Fax: +32 2 627 44 33
E-mail: hendrik.segers@naturalsciences.be

 

Natura 2000 Brussels

Contact point Person Address
Contact point Dr Machteld Gryseels IBGE-BIM
Gulledelle 100
1200 Bruxelles
Tel.: 02 775 75 61 or 02 775 75 11
Fax: 02 775 77 21
E-mail: mgr@ibgebim.be 

 

Natura 2000 Flanders

Contact point Person Address
Contact point Dr Els Martens AMINAL
Afdeling Natuur
Koning Albert II-laan 20 bus 8
B-1000 Brussels (Belgium)
Tel.: +32 2 553 76 78
Fax: +32 2 553 76 85
E-mail: els.martens@lin.vlaanderen.be 

 

Natura 2000 Wallonia

Contact point Person Address
Contact point Ir Patrick De Wolf DGRNE
Direction de la Nature
Avenue Prince de Liège,15
5100 NAMUR
Tél. : 081/33.58.16
Fax : +32 (0) 81 33 58 33
E-mail: p.dewolf@mrw.wallonie.be 

 

 

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