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SECRETARIAT and TECHNICAL SUPPORT UNITS

IPCC Secretariat


The Secretariat of the IPCC:

  • Supports the Panel, the IPCC Chair and other Members of the Executive Committee and the IPCC Bureaux both individually and corporately in the delivery of their mandate; including by ensuring that the IPCC work programme is implemented consistently with the Principles Governing IPCC Work and its Appendices, Decisions of the Panel and relevant UN and WMO regulations and rules;
  • Manages the IPCC Trust Fund and any other Funds agreed by the Panel, including budgeting, contributions to the IPCC Trust Fund, management of expenditure, auditing and reporting, consistent with WMO regulations and rules, and manages contractual and legal matters related to the IPCC;
  • Organises and prepares documentation for Sessions of the IPCC and the IPCC Bureau; meetings of the Executive Committee; Sessions of IPCC Working Groups in cooperation with the IPCC Chair, relevant Co-chairs; and other meetings and task groups as decided by the Panel, the Bureau or the Executive Committee;
  • Supports, as required, the Working Groups, the Task Force on National Greenhouse Gas Inventories, any other Task Force constituted by the Panel and any other task group or committee established by the IPCC in the organisation of their meetings;
  • Manages the support for and assists with travel of delegates and experts eligible for support from the IPCC Trust Fund;
  • Provides information management for the IPCC, including the archiving of IPCC reports and material used for their preparation, in accordance with the Principles and Procedures of the IPCC and in co-operation with the Technical Support Units;
  • Contributes to the implementation of the IPCC Protocol for addressing possible errors, the IPCC Communication Strategy and the Conflict of Interest Policy; in accordance with its responsibilities contained in these documents;
  • Provides the principal point of contact for members of the IPCC and observer organizations;
  • Promotes and maintains cooperation, as principal IPCC contact point, with the UN system, in particular with UNFCCC and other relevant UN bodies; and liaises with the two parent organizations, WMO and UNEP;
  • Participates, through the Secretary of the IPCC, in the IPCC Executive Committee as an Advisory Member;
  • Undertakes any other tasks as required to support the IPCC in fulfilling its mandate as assigned by the Panel, the IPCC Bureau or the Executive Committee.


 
Personnel

 

  • Renate CHRIST Secretary of the IPCC
    Director of the IPCC Secretariat
    (4122) 730 8574
    rchrist@wmo.int

  • Carlos Martin-Novella Deputy Secretary
    (4122) 730 8247
    cmartin-novella@wmo.int
  • Brenda Abrar-Milani Programme Officer
    (4122) 730 8521
    bmilani@wmo.int
  • Jonathan LYNN Head, Communications and
    Media Relations
    (4122) 730 8066
    jlynn@wmo.int
  • Sophie SCHLINGEMANN Legal and Liaison Officer
    (4122) 730 8533
    sschlingemann@wmo.int
  • Judith EWA Programme Officer
    (4122) 730 8087
    jewa@wmo.int
  • Jesbin BAIDYA IT Officer
    (4122) 730 8046
    jbaidya@wmo.int
  • Werani ZABULA Information and Communications Specialist
    (4122) 730 8120
    wzabula@wmo.int
  • Nina Peeva Information and Communications Specialist
    (4122) 730 8142
    npeeva@wmo.int
  • Joelle FERNANDEZ Administrative Assistant - and
    assistant to the Secretary
    (4122) 730 8254
    jfernandez@wmo.int
  • Annie COURTIN Office Assistant - travel
    and meetings
    (4122) 730 8284
    acourtin@wmo.int
  • Laura BIAGIONI Office Assistant - outreach and web
    (4122) 730 8522
    lbiagioni@wmo.int
  • Amy SMITH Office Assistant - travel and meetings
    (4122) 730 8208
    asmith@wmo.int

Technical Support Units


IPCC Technical Support Units (TSUs) provide scientific, technical and organisational support to their respective IPCC Working Groups (WGs) and the Task Force on National Greenhouse Gas Inventories (TFI). A TSU may be formed to support the preparation of a Synthesis Report or any other Task Force constituted by the Panel.
 
The IPCC TSUs:

  • Support the Co-chairs and Bureaux of their respective WG or TF, or the IPCC Chair in the case of the Synthesis Report, in the preparation and production of all relevant IPCC products defined in Appendix A to the Principles Governing IPCC Work and in accordance with these Principles;
  • Contribute to the implementation of the IPCC Protocol for addressing errors, the IPCC Communication Strategy and the Conflict of Interest Policy, in accordance with their responsibilities contained in these documents;
  • Participate, through their TSU heads, in the IPCC Executive Committee as Advisory Members;
  • Undertake any other task as required by the Co-Chairs or WG/TF Bureaux, or the IPCC Chair in the case of the Synthesis Report, to assist them in fulfilling their IPCC roles.


The TSUs for the AR5 are hosted by Switzerland, Working Group I; USA, Working Group II; Germany, Working Group III, Japan, Task Force on the National Greenhouse Gas Inventories and the Netherlands, Synthesis Report.


 

 
                                             
IPCC Working Group I
Technical Support Unit

C/o University of Bern
Falkenplatz 16
3012 Bern
SWITZERLAND
Phone: +41 31 631 5616
E-mail: wg1@ipcc.unibe.ch
 
 






IPCC Working Group II
Technical Support Unit

C/o Carnegie Institution for Science
260 Panama Street
Stanford, CA 94305. USA
Phone: (+1) 650-462-1047
Facsimile: (+1) 650-462-5968
E-mail: tsu@ipcc-wg2.gov

                                 





IPCC Working Group III
Technical Support Unit

C/o Potsdam Institute for Climate
Impact Research (PIK)
Telegraphenberg A 51
14473 Potsdam
GERMANY
Phone: +49 331 288-2472
Facsimile: +49 331 288-2640
E-mail: contact@ipcc-wg3.de
 
 






Technical Support Unit IPCC            National Greenhouse Gas Inventories
C/o Institute for Global
Environmental Strategies
2108-11 Kamiyamaguchi,
Hayama, Kanagawa
240-0115 JAPAN
Phone: +81-46-855-3750
Facsimile: +81-46-855-3808
E-mail: nggip-tsu@iges.or.jp

                     



 
                                             
IPCC Synthesis Report
Technical Support Unit

Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency PBL
P.O. Box 303, 3720 AH Bilthoven
The Netherlands
Phone: +31 30 2744090
Facsimile: +31 30 2744479
Mobile: +31 6 52098568
Email: Leo.Meyer@pbl.nl