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The ESDN Association Executive Committee and ESDN Association Advisory Board

The ESDN Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is responsible for the management of the Association, such as the ESDN account, coordination with the ESDN Office on the ESDN Office Work Plan, calling General Assembly meetings, and the general day-to-day decision-making.

The Executive Committee consists of the ESDN Association President and at least two Vice-Presidents. Currently, the Executive Committee has one President and three Vice-Presidents.

ESDN Association President

Finland

Annika Lindblom

Annika Lindblom

Ministerial Adviser, International Affairs, Ministry of the Environment;
Secretary General, Finnish National Commission on Sustainable Development

ESDN Association Vice-Presidents

Austria

Elisabeth Freytag

Elisabeth Freytag-Rigler

Head of Department for EU-Coordination for Climate and Environment, Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology

Finland

Sami Pirkkala

Sami Pirkkala

Counsellor / Chief Specialist on Sustainable Development, Prime Minister’s Office

Switzerland

Daniel Dubas

Daniel Dubas

Delegate of the Federal Council for the 2030 Agenda, Federal Office for Spatial Development ARE

The ESDN Advisory Board

The ESDN Association Advisory Board supports the tasks of the Association and advises the Executive Committee in terms of the Association’s objectives, including matters that deal with the content of the bi-annual work programs, and on specific projects proposed by regular members respectively. Currently, the ESDN Advisory Board consists of representatives from the following European countries:

Austria

Wolfram Tertschnig

Wolfram Tertschnig

Head of Department for Sustainable Development and Natural Resources, Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology

   
Elisabeth Freytag

Elisabeth Freytag-Rigler

Head of Department: EU-Coordination for Climate and Environment, Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology

Belgium:

Cedric van de Walle

Cédric Van de Walle

Federal Institute for Sustainable Development

   
Simon Callewaert

Simon Callewaert

Federal Institute for Sustainable Development

Finland:

Annika Lindblom

Annika Lindblom

Ministerial Adviser, International Affairs, Ministry of the Environment;
Secretary General, Finnish National Commission on Sustainable Development

   
Sami Pirkkala

Sami Pirkkala

Counsellor / Chief Specialist on Sustainable Development, Prime Minister’s Office

France:

Stéphane Bernaudon

Stéphane Bernaudon

Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition of France

Germany:

Joerg Mayer-Ries

Jörg Mayer-Ries

Head of Division G I 4:Sustainable Development, Citizen Participation; Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety

   
Stefan Bauernfeind

Stefan Bauernfeind

Head of Division: Sustainable Development, Federal Chancellery

Luxembourg:

Paolina Pepe

Marguy Kohnen

Ministry of Sustainable Affairs and Infrastructures of Luxembourg

Romania:

László Borbély

László Borbély

Government of Romania – Department of Sustainable Development

   
Luminița Bălălău

Luminița Bălălău

Government of Romania – Department of Sustainable Development

Switzerland:

Daniel Dubas

Daniel Dubas

Delegate of the Federal Council for the 2030 Agenda, Federal Office for Spatial Development ARE

 

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