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The Austrian Clearing-House Mechanism

In accordance with Article 18 (3) of the Convention on Biological Diversity a clearing-house mechanism was established to promote and facilitate technical and scientific co-operation at all levels among Parties to the Convention. As well, it facilitates access to and the exchange of information on biodiversity around the world.

 

National Focal Point of the Clearing-House Mechanism in Austria:

Martin Götzl
Umweltbundesamt
Spittelauer Lände 5
A-1090 Wien
Tel.: ++43-1-31304/3380
Fax.: ++43-1-31304/3700

 

Other National Focal Points:

According to the provisions of the Convention and to the decisions made by the Conferences of the Parties following National Focal Points (NFP) were established: 

 

For the "Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)":

Andrea Nouak
Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
Stubenbastei 5
A-1010 Wien
Tel.: ++43-1-51522/1616
Fax.: ++43-1-51522/7626

 

For the "Subsidary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA)":

Gabriele Obermayr
Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
Stubenbastei 5
A-1010 Wien
Tel.:++43-1-51522/1407
Fax: ++43-1-51522/7402

 

Tanja Gottsberger
Umweltbundesamt
Spittelauer Lände 5
A-1090 Wien
Tel.:++43-1-31304/3460
Fax:++43-1-31304/3700

 

For the "Intergovermental Committee for the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (ICCP)": 

Helmut Gaugitsch
Umweltbundesamt
Spittelauer Lände 5
A-1090 Wien
Tel.: ++43-1-31304/3710
Fax.: ++43-1-31304/3700

 

For the "Biosafety Clearing House (BCH)":

Michael Eckerstorfer
Umweltbundesamt
Spittelauer Lände 5
A-1090 Wien
Tel: ++43-1-31304/3313
Fax: ++43-1-31304/3700