Commission on Ecosystem Management

Regions

CEM works with 13 regions across the globe and a focal point for the Caribbean. Regional Chairs (RC) provide leadership and guide the development and implementation of CEM’s work within their region. They also promote establishment of regionally based specialist groups, facilitate membership growth and foster initiatives for training and capacity building in the region.

Region

Regional Chair

Countries Covered

Northern Africa

Brahim Haddane

Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia

Southern and Eastern Africa

Ian Little

Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, Namibia, Reunion, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

West and Central Africa

Parfait Teto

Jules Adjima

Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Congo (DROC) Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gamboa, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo

Central America, Mexico and Caribbean  Spencer Thomas Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sint Maarten, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States Virgin Islands
North America

 

Canada, United States of America
South America

Doris Cordero 

Alessandra Lobo Peredo

Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela

Central Asia Muhammad Zaheer Khan Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
North East Asia

Shikui Dong 

 Lu Wen

China, Japan, Korea DPRK. Korea RK, Macau, Mongolia

South Asia

Shalini Dhyani 
Hemanthi Ranasinghe

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

South East Asia

Kwai Hin Han
Kien Dang

Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao, Malaysia, Myanmar, Phillipines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Viet Nam

West Asia

Tamer Khafaga

Ashraf Faraj Al Otaibi

Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

Eastern Europe

Jan Plesnik 

Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Israel, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine

Western Europe

Constanza Parra

Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar. Greece, Greenland, Guernsey, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Ìtaly. Jersey, Liechtenstein,  Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Norway, Portugual, San Marino. Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Turkey, United Kingdom, Vatican City State

Oceania

Pete Smith

Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Northern Marina Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Samoa (American) Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuma

 

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