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/Environment Agency Austria
Spittelauer Lände 5
A-1090 Vienna
Tel.: +43-1-31304/3380

 

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 H. Nouak
Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism
Stubenbastei 5
A-1010 Vienna
Tel.: +43-1-71100/611616

 

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

Gabriele Obermayr
Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism
Stubenbastei 5
A-1010 Vienna
Tel.:+43-1-51522/611407

 

Tanja Gottsberger
Umweltbundesamt/Environment Agency Austria
Spittelauer Lände 5
A-1090 Vienna
Tel.:+43-1-31304/3460

 

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

Helmut Gaugitsch
Umweltbundesamt/Environment Agency Austria
Spittelauer Lände 5
A-1090 Vienna
Tel.: +43-1-31304/3710

 

For the "Biosafety Clearing House (BCH)":

Michael Eckerstorfer
Umweltbundesamt/Environment Agency Austria
Spittelauer Lände 5
A-1090 Vienna
Tel: +43-1-31304/3313