National Focal Points in Austria

Below find a list of the Austrian National Focal Points (NFP) for the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety as well as for the Convention on Biological Diversity:

  • NFP for the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
  • NFP for the Biosafety Clearing House (BCH)
  • NFP for emergency measures according to Art. 17 of the Cartagena Protocol

and additionally

  • NFP for the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
  • NFP for the Clearing House Mechanism (CHM) of the CBD
  • NFP for the Subsidary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA)

National Focal Point for the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety:

Dr. Helmut Gaugitsch
Umweltbundesamt (Environment Agency Austria)
Spittelauer Lände 5
A-1090 Wien
Tel: +43-1-31304/3133
Fax: +43-1-31304/3700
E-Mail

National Focal Point for the Biosafety Clearing House:

Dr. Michael Eckerstorfer
Umweltbundesamt (Environment Agency Austria)
Spittelauer Lände 5
A-1090 Wien
Tel: +43-1-31304/3313
Fax: +43-1-31304/3700
E-Mail

National Focal Point for emergency measures according to Art. 17 of the Cartagena Protocol:

Dr. Dietmar Vybiral
Federal Ministry for Health and Women (BMGF)
Abt. II/B/14 (Gentechnik)
Radetzkystrasse 2
A-1031 Wien
Tel: +43-1-71100-644486
Fax: +43-1-71344042071
E-Mail

National Focal Point for the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD):

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

National Focal Point for the Clearing House Mechanism (CHM) of the CBD:

Dr. Martin Götzl
Umweltbundesamt (Environment Agency Austria)
Spittelauer Lände 5
A-1090 Wien
Tel.: +43-1-31304/3380
Fax.: +43-1-31304/3700
E-Mail

National Focal Points for the Subsidary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA):

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