The project is coordinated by the GERIAP Secretariat of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), and implemented in the nine countries through National Focal Points (NFPs). NFPs are institutions or government agencies with CP and energy efficiency experience. Their role is to implement the three project components in the nine GERIAP countries and provide input into the Guide.

Each of the project partners is briefly described below.


United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

UNEP is the environmental arm of the United Nations. Its headquarters are in Nairobi and regional offices exist in each continent. UNEP’s mission is “ To provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.”

UNEP comprises a number of divisions, including the Division for Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE). The GERIAP project is coordinated through the DTIE division within the UNEP Regional Office for Asia Pacific (ROAP) in Bangkok. This includes training of NFPs, facilitating the implementation of the three project components in nine countries, and developing the Guide and coordinating the Guide’s launch.

GERIAP Secretariat
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
UN Building, Rajadamnern Avenue
Bangkok 10200, Thailand

Sophie Punte
GERIAP Project Coordinator
Tel: +66 (0)2 288 1898
Fax: +66 (0)2 288 3829
[email protected]

Peter Repinski
GERIAP Project Officer
Tel: +66 (0)2 288 1604
Fax: +66 (0)2 288 3829
[email protected]


Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)

Sida is the Swedish government agency for bilateral international development cooperation. Sida’s overall goal is to raise the standard of living of poor people in the world. The Swedish Parliament has adopted the following six specific objectives to achieve this overall goal:

  • Economic growth
  • Economic and political independence
  • Economic and social equality
  • Democratic development in society
  • The long-term sustainable use of natural resources and protection of the environment
  • Equality between men and women

Sida is the main fund provider for the GERIAP project.

105 25 Stockholm
Tel: +46 8 6985000
Fax: +46 8 208864


Bangladesh - Institute of Management Consultants Bangladesh (IMCB)

The IMCB is a non-profit organization and recognized by the Ministry of Commerce, Government of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh as the sole professional body representing management consultants in Bangladesh. Its aim is to standardize management consultancy services in Bangladesh through its Code of Professional Conducts. IMCB is a member of the world apex body, International Council of Management Consulting Institutes (ICMCI) in the US, and it has Special Consultative Status with the United Nation’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

Mr. M Saidul Haq
President, IMCB
396 New Eskaton Road
P O Box 7092 , Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
Tel: +880 2 9351321
Fax: +880 2 9351103, 9336478
Email: [email protected]


China – State Environment Protection Administration (SEPA)


The State Environmental Protection Administration of China (SEPA) is the designated authority for environmental protection under the State Council of China. SEPA follows the principle of taking natural ecological conservation and environmental pollution prevention as the main tasks; strengthening supervision on nuclear safety and enhancing environmental enforcement; improving supervision and administration; sticking to people-oriented principles; safeguarding the environmental rights and benefits of the public, and promoting the sustainable development of society, economy and environment. SEPA is also responsible for administrating international cooperation and exchanges on environment, and coordinating important international environmental activities. The Department of International Cooperation (DIC/SEPA), which is in charge of international cooperation on environment, is China’s NFP for the GERIAP project.

Mr. Wang Xin
Team Leader, Foreign Economic Cooperation Office
State Environment Protection Administration (SEPA)
No. 115 Xizhimennei Nanxiaojie (4 th floor),
Beijing 100035, China
Tel: 86-10-66153366
Fax: 86 10 6713 6207
E-mail: [email protected]


India - Indian National Cleaner Production Center (NCPC)

UNIDO/UNEP selected the National Productivity Council of India to locate the National Cleaner Production Center (NCPC) in India. The NCPC’s mission is to demonstrate the Cleaner Production concept in Indian industries, particularly small scale industries through

  • Conducting Demonstration Projects
  • Conducting training programmes/workshops
  • Disseminating information on Cleaner Production
  • Undertaking policy level intervention

Dr. P.K. Gupta
Director NCPC
National Productivity Council (NPC)/ National Cleaner Production Center (NCPC)
5-6 Institutional Area, Lodi Road
New Delhi 110 003, India
Tel: +91 11 462 5013 / 461 1243
Fax: +91-11 462 5013
Email: [email protected]


Indonesia - Ministry of Environment (MoE) and the Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT)


The Ministry of Environment is a government institution responsible for promoting the protection of the environment in Indonesia. The Deputy Minister for Environmental Conservation is responsible for policy development and coordination of environmental conservation activities, and serves as the National Focal Point to the UNFCCC. In implementing the GERIAP project, the Ministry of Environment works in close cooperation with the Department of Energy and Mineral Resources, which has launched the Green Energy Policy. The Ministry is responsible for the overall coordination of GERIAP in Indonesia.

Mr. Sudariyono
Deputy Minister for Environmental Conservation
State Ministry of Environment
Jalan Dl. Panjaitan, Kav 24
Kebon Nanas
Jakarta Timur 13410
Tel: (62-21) 858 0111
Fax: (62 21) 858 0112
Email: [email protected]

BPPT is a Non-Department Government Agency, which reports to the President of Indonesia. Within BPPT there is the Assessment and Application of Environmental Technology Centre, which has a vision “to be a provider of environmental technology needed by the community in order to support a national sustainable development programme.” To achieve this, the Centre works on the assessment, application, coordination and preparation of national policies on technologies in the area of (1) environmental pollution control (2) environmental conservation and rehabilitation and (3) environmental design, simulation and standardization. The Centre also provides monitoring and training services on environmental technologies to improve innovation, diffusion, dissemination, capacity building and transfer of technology. BPPT is responsible for the implementation of GERIAP in Indonesia.

Dr. Ir. Tusy A. Adibroto, Msi
BPPT Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology
BPPT II Bld. 20nd Floor, JI.M.H. Thamrin No.8
Jakarta 10340, Indonesia
Tel: 62 21-3169762
Fax: 62 21-3169760
Email: [email protected]


Mongolia - Ministry of Nature and Environment (MNE)


The Ministry of Nature and Environment (MNE) of Mongolia is responsible for the formulation and promotion of environmental policies, laws, procedure, conventions etc. It has a high level sectoral mandate to ensure the environmental concerns are incorporated in all growth and development oriented projects and programmes in the country.

Ms. Batsukh
Director International Cooperation Department
Government Building 3
Baga Toiruu 44
Ulaanbaatar 11
Tel: +976 99119200
Fax: +976 11 321 401
Email: [email protected]


Philippines - Industrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI)

The mission of ITDI is to support sustainable development in the Philippines by supporting cleaner and more efficient production technologies and techniques.

Mandated to render a variety of services to local industries, ITDI is multidisciplinary with a unique blend of scientific disciplines linking the institute as an active partner in the country's industrialization programme. ITDI plays a vital role in providing tests and analytical services needed by government agencies and industries in the discharge of their functions and by industries for product and raw material evaluation/testing.

Dr. Alice Herrera
In Charge, Fuel & Energy Division
Industrial Technology Development Institute
DOST Compound, Bicutan, Taguig
Metro Manila
Tel: +63 2 837 2071
Fax: +63 2 837 2071
Email: [email protected], [email protected]


Sri Lanka - Small & Medium Enterprise Developers (SMED)

SMED was established in 1989 as a joint collaboration project of the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka (FCCISL) and Friedrich Naumann Stiftung (FNSt) of Germany to develop and promote the SME sector in Sri Lanka. SMED’s mission is to assist businesses to be competitive, socially responsible and environmentally friendly by providing demand driven, effective and high standard professional services to achieve sustainable growth and development. SMED is concentrating heavily on issues related to Cleaner Production, environmental management, climate change and the “Triple Bottom Line”. SMED works very closely with Sri Lanka’s chambers of commerce, industry, government and non-governmental organizations, academia and relevant international organizations.

Mr. Nihal Cooray
Manager, Environmental and Industrial Engineering
Small & Medium Enterprise Developers (SMED)
Level 4, No. 53, Vauxhall Lane
Colombo 02, Sri Lanka
Ph +94 1 12304 287-89
Fax: +94 1 12304291
E-mail: [email protected]


Thailand - Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research (TISTR)

TISTR’s mission is to conduct research and development programmes that help solve the problems of industries and rural communities, to transfer technology to small and medium enterprises and to render scientific and technological services to industries to help increase productivity and develop export potential. Cleaner Production, renewable energy, and efficient use of energy also the focus of environmental research & development programmes at TISTR.

Ms. Peesamai Jenvanitpanjakul
Director of Environmental, Ecological and Energy Department
Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research (TISTR)
196 Phahonyotin Road, Chatuchak
Bangkok 10900, Thailand
Tel: +66 2 579 6517
Fax: +66 2 561 4771
E-mail: [email protected]


Vietnam - Vietnam Cleaner Production Center (VNCPC)

The Vietnam Cleaner Production Centre (VNCPC) is a national focal point for the promotion and implementation of eco-efficient industrial production through Cleaner Production including Cleaner Technology. The VNCPC delivers mainly to service providers and to industries high quality services such as Cleaner Production assessments, financial engineering, technology advice, training and information. The objective of VNCPC is to contribute to sustainable industrial development in Vietnam.

Dr. Tran van Nahn
Director VNCPC
Vietnam Cleaner Production Center (VNCPC)
Hi-tech Building
Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: (84-4) 8681 686-7
Fax: (84-4) 8681 618
E-mail: [email protected]


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