LIFE - National contact points environment & resource efficiency

National contact points

In each EU country there is a national contact point for the LIFE programme. They can help you with your application and organise information/networking events and proposal writing workshops. They can also support you in communicating and disseminating your project results. The countries are in alphabetical order.

Austria

United Kingdom

Mr Florian Eywo
Federal Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism
Stubenbastei 5
1010 Vienna
Phone number: +43 1 71100 611 351
Email: florian.eywo@bmnt.gv.at

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Belgium, Bulgaria

 

Belgium
 
Ms Stefanie Hugelier
Federal Public Service Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment
Place Victor Horta 40 bte 10
1060 Bruxelles
Tel: +32 2 524 96 88
Email: stefanie.hugelier@milieu.belgie.be 
Website: Federal Public Service: Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment 

Bulgaria

Bulgaria

Ms Sylvia RANGELOVA
Head of NCP Bulgaria
Ministry of Environment and Water
22 Maria Luisa Blvd
1000 Sofia
Tel: +359 2 940 6244
Email: rangelova@moew.government.bg - lifencp@moew.government.bg

Ms Margarita STOYKOVA
Expert
Ministry of Environment and Water
22 Maria Luisa Blvd
1000 Sofia
Tel: +359 2 940 6294
Email: mstoykova@moew.government.bg - lifencp@moew.government.bg

Website: Ministry of Environment and Water

Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic

Croatia

Croatia

Ms Nikolina PETKOVIC GREGORIC 
Ministry of Environment and Energy
Radnička cesta 80 
10 000 Zagreb
Tel.: +385 1 3717 209
Email: nikolina.petkovic.gregoric@mzoe.hr and life@mzoe.hr
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Cyprus

Cyprus


Ms Marilena Papastavrou
Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment
1498 Lefkosia 
Tel: +357 22 408 926
E-mail: mpapastavrou@environment.moa.gov.cy

Dr. Charalambos HAJIPAKKOS
Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment
1498 Lefkosia 
Phone: +357 22408927  
E-mail: chajipakkos@environment.moa.gov.cy

View the website: Department of Environment – Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment

Czech Republic

Czech Republic


Ms Markéta KONEČNÁ
Ministry of the Environment
Vršovická 65
100 10 Prague 10
Tel.: +420 267 12 24 47
Email: life@mzp.cz
Website: Ministry of the Environment

Denmark

Denmark

Ms. Jette Raal Stockholm
Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark
Environmental Protection Agency
Tolderlundsvej 5
5000 Odense C 
Tel: +45 29 32 78 23
E-mail: jerst@mst.dk
View the website: Danish Environmental Protection Agency


Ms. Ida Kristine Søkilde Jelnes
Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark
Environmental Protection Agency
Tolderlundsvej 5
5000 Odense C 
Tel: +45 24 44 20 62
E-mail:idksj@mst.dk
View the website: Danish Environmental Protection Agency

Estonia

Estonia

Mr Olav OJALA 
Adviser, Environment, Water Issues
Estonian Ministry of the Environment, Water Department
Tel: +372 626 2919
E-mail: olav.ojala@envir.ee

Mr Mihkel KRUSBERG
Adviser, Resource efficiency
Estonian Ministry of the Environment, Environmental Management Department
Tel: +372 626 0752
E-mail: mihkel.krusberg@envir.ee

Mr Ivo KRUSTOK
Senior Officer
Foreign Financing Department
Estonian Ministry of the Environment
Narva mnt 7a
EE - 15172 Tallinn
Tel: +372 6262 965
E-mail: ivo.krustok@envir.ee
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Finland, France

Finland

Finnland


Mr Pekka HARJU-AUTTI
Ministry of the Environment
Aleksanterinkatu 7
Helsinki P.O.Box 35
00023 GOVERNMENT
Tel.: +358 295 250 339 
E-mail: pekka.harju-autti@ym.fi

Ms Milka PARVIAINEN
Ministry of the Environment
Aleksanterinkatu 7
Helsinki P.O.Box 35
00023 GOVERNMENT
TEL.: +358 295 250 037
E-mail: milka.parviainen@ym.fi

View the website: Ministry of the Environment, Physical Planning & Public Works

France

France

Mme Julia PEREIRA DA PONTE
Ministère de la transition écologique et solidaire
Ministère de la cohésion des territoires
Secrétariat général - Service des affaires européennes et internationales
Bureau environnement et risques
Arche Sud
F - 92055 La Défense Cedex
Email: : lifeplusfrance@developpement-durable.gouv.fr

View the website: Ministère de la Transition écologique et solidaire

Germany

Germany

LIFE federal advisory office

Zukunft – Umwelt – Gesellschaft (ZUG) gGmbH
Ruth Brauner & Katja Winter
Robert-Schuman-Platz 3
D-53175 Bonn
Tel: +49 228 99305 -4363/-8093
Emaillife@z-u-g.org
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Regional contact points

Ministerium für Umwelt, Klima und Energiewirtschaft Baden-Württemberg
Frau Friederike Lanfermann
Referat 14
Kernerplatz 9
D-70182 Stuttgart
Tel: +49 711 126 2745
E-mail: friederike.lanfermann@um.bwl.de
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Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Umwelt und Gesundheit
Herr Ernst Polleter
Rosenkavalierplatz 2
D – 81925 München
Tel: +49 89 9214-2165
E-mail: ernst.polleter@stmug.bayern.de
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Frau Sybille Schultz-Hüskes
Senatsverwaltung für Umwelt, Verkehr und Klimaschutz
Referat I A
Brückenstr. 6
D – 10179 Berlin
Tel: +49 30 9025-2492
E-mail: Sybille.Schultz-Hueskes@senuvk.berlin.de
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Senator fûr Umwelt, Bau und Verkehr der Freie Hansestadt Bremen
Frau Dr. Diana Wehlau
Referat 20
Ansgaritorstraße 2
D - 28195 Bremen
Tel: +49 421 361 6058
E-mail: diana.wehlau@umwelt.bremen.de
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Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg
Behörde für Umwelt und Energie
Frau Brigitte Köhnlein
Neuenfelder Str. 19
D-21109 Hamburg
Tel.: +49 40 42840 3435
E-mail : brigitte.koehnlein@bue.hamburg.de

 

Hessisches Ministerium für Umwelt, Klimaschutz, Landwirtschaf und Verbraucherschutz
Herr Dr. Bernd Bracht
Referat I 1
Mainzer Straße 80
D - 65189 Wiesbaden
Tel: + 49 611 815 1189
E-mail: bernd.bracht@umwelt.hessen.de
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Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Umwelt, Energie und Klimaschutz
Herr Dr. Stefan Heitefuss
Referat 53: Förderprogramme, Vertragsnaturschutz und Referat 28. EU-Naturschutzförderprogramme, Beihilferecht, Erschwernisausgleich
Archivstr. 2
D- 30169 Hannover
Tel: +49 511 1203531
E- Mail: stefan.heitefuss@mu.niedersachsen.de
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Ministerium für Umwelt, Landwirtschaft, Natur- und Verbraucherschutz des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen
Herr Georg Keggenhoff
Referat III 1 Haushalts- und Querschnittsaufgaben, Naturschutzgroßprojekte, EU-Projekte im Naturschutz
Schwannstraße 3 
D- 40476 Düsseldorf
Tel.:  +49 211 4566 714
E-mail: georg.keggenhoff@mulnv.nrw.de
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Ministerium für Umwelt, Landwirtschaft, Ernährung, Weinbau und Forsten des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz
Frau Clarisse Furkel-Ortmann
Kaiser-Friedrich-Straße 1
D – 55116 Mainz
Tel. +49 6131 16 4634
E-mail: clarisse.furkel-ortmann@mueef.rlp.de

 

Stiftung Natur und Umwelt Rheinland-Pfalz
Herr Jochen Krebuehl
Diether-von-Isenburg Straße 7
D – 55116 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 165075
E-mail: jochen.krebuehl@snu.rlp.de
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Ministerium für Umwelt und Verbraucherschutz, Saarland
Frau Anastasia Feld
Referat A/4
Keplerstraße 18
D – 66117 Saarbrücken
Tel: +49 681 501 4117
E-mail: a.feld@umwelt.saarland.de

 

Sächsisches Staatsministerium für Umwelt und Landwirtschaft
Referat 23 (Förderstrategie)
Frau Karin Tussing
Archivstraße 1
D – 01097 Dresden
Tel: +49 351 564 22309
E-mail :  karin.tussing@smul.sachsen.de
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Ministerium Umwelt, Landwirtschaft und Energie des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt
Herr Joachim Keller
Leipziger Straße 58
D – 39112 Magdeburg
Tel: +49 391 567 1814
E-mail:joachim.Keller@mule.sachsen-anhalt.de

Ministerium Umwelt, Landwirtschaft und Energie des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt
Frau Marion Stekly
Leipziger Straße 58
D – 39112 Magdeburg
Tel: +49 391 567 1796
E-mail: marion.steckly@mule.sachsen-anhalt.de

 

Ministerium für Energiewende, Landwirtschaft, Umwelt Natur und Digitalisierung des Landes Schleswig-Holstein
V6011
Herr Norbert Hölcker
Mercatorstraße 3
D – 24106 Kiel
Tel: +49 431 988 7111
E-mail:norbert.hoelcker@melur.landsh.de

 

Thüringer Ministerium für Umwelt, Energie und Naturschutz
Herr Andreas Hirsch
Referat Umweltpolitik, Fachministerkonferenzen
Beethovenstraße 3
D - 99096 Erfurt
Tel.: + 49 361 57 3911411
E-mail: andreas.hirsch@tmuen.thueringen.de

Greece

Greece

 

Mr. George PROTOPAPAS
Ministry for the Environment, Energy & Climate Change
Green Fund
Address: Vila Kazouli
L. Kifissias 241, GR - 14561, Kifissia
Tel: +30 210 5241903 / +30 210 5241913
Fax: +30 210 5241833
E-mail: g.protopapas@prv.ypeka.gr
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Hungary

Hungary

 

Ms. Ágnes Szijártó
Organisation: Ministry of Agriculture
Address: H-1055 Budapest, Kossuth Lajos tér 11.
Tel.: +36 1 795 5763
E-mail: agnes.szijarto@am.gov.hu

 

Ireland, Italy

 

 

Ireland

Ireland

Margaret McCarthy
Sustainable Development, Environment Coordination, and Governance unit

Custom House,
IRL - Dublin 1.
Teil/Tel: +353 (0) 1 678 2320
Email: LIFE@dccae.gov.ie
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Italy


Italy


Dr Stefania Betti
Ministry for the Environment and the Protection of the Territory and the Sea
Via Cristoforo Colombo, 44
00147 Roma
Tel. +39 06 57 22 8252 and +39 06 57 228 274
Email: lifeplus@minambiente.it
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Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg

Latvia

Latvia


Ms Ilona Mendziņa 
Ministry of Environment Protection and Regional Development 
Peldu 25 
1494 Rīga 
Tel.: + 371 67 026 432
E-mail: ilona.mendzina@varam.gov.lv
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Lithuania

Lithuania

Ms. Sigita Alčauskienė
Chief Desk Officer of European Union Funds Management Division, European Union Support Management Department, Ministry of Environment
A. Jaksto St 4/9
LT - 01105 Vilnius
Tel : +370 706 63532
s.alcauskiene@am.lt
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Luxembourg

Luxembourg


Mr Gilles Biver
Ministry of Sustainable Development and Infrastructure
4, place de l'Europe
1499 Luxembourg
Tél: +352 2478 6822
E-mail:  gilles.biver@mev.etat.lu

Ms Nora Elvinger
Ministry of Sustainable Development and Infrastructure
4, place de l'Europe
1499 Luxembourg
Tél: +352 2478 6822
E-mail: nora.elvinger@mev.etat.lu

View the website: Portail de l'Environment

Malta

Malta

Ms  Evelina Maria Colacino
Senior Manager, Project Research and Funding Unit within the division for the Environment and Climate Change
Ministry for Environment, Climate Change and Planning
6 Triq Hal Qormi
Santa Venera, Malta
Tel +356 22926200
Email: life.mesdc@gov.mt; evelina-maria.colacino.1@gov.mt

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Netherlands

Netherlands

Marjolijn Ooijevaar
Policy-related issues
Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment
P.O. Box 20901
2500 EX Den Haag
Mobile: +31 6 15 120 545
Email: marjolein.ooijevaar@minienw.nl

Teun Bolder
Netherlands Enterprise Agency
Postbus 8242
3503 RE Utrecht
Tel: +31 6 53 92 86 13
E-mail: LIFE@rvo.nl

John Heynen
Netherlands Enterprise Agency
Postbus 8242
3503 RE Utrecht
Tel: +31 88 042 2527
E-mail: LIFE@rvo.nl

View the website: Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland

Poland, Portugal

Poland

Poland

Mr Andrzej Muter
National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management
3a Konstruktorska St.
02-673 Warsaw
Tel: +48 22 459 05 43
E-mail: Andrzej.Muter@nfosigw.gov.pl

Portugal

Portugal

Ms Isabel LICO
Portuguese Environment Agency
Rua do Murgueira, 9/9A – Zambujal- Alfragide
P – 2610-124 Amadora
Tel: +351 214 721 442
E-mail: isabel.lico@apambiente.pt

 

Mr Pedro Ivo Arriegas
Instituto da Conservação da Natureza e das Florestas, IP
Avenida da República 16
P - 1050-191 Lisboa
Tel.: +351 213 507 900
E-mail: pedro.arriegas@icnf.pt

 

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Romania

Romania


Ms Marisanda Pîrîianu
Ministry of Environment, Water and Forests 
B-dul. Libertății, Nr. 12, Sector 5
București 040129
Tel: +40 21 408 95 87
Mobil: +40 756 08 99 72
E-mail: marisanda.piriianu@mmediu.ro
View the website Ministry of Environment and Climate Changes

Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden

Slovenia

Slovenia

Ms. Tatjana ORHINI VALJAVEC
Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning
Environment Directorate
Dunajska cesta 47
SI - 1000 Ljubljana
Tel. +386 1 478 74 54
tatjana.orhini-valjavec@gov.si
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Slovakia

Slovakia

Ms Elena Molnárová
Ministry of Environment / Directorate For Environmental Programmes and Projects
Námestie Ľ. Štúra 1
SK - 812 35 Bratislava 
Office: Karloveská 2, 841 04 Bratislava
Tel: +421 906 314 266
E-mail: elena.molnarova@enviro.gov.sk

Mr. Denis Knotka
Ministry of Environment / Directorate For Environmental Programmes and Projects
Námestie Ľ. Štúra 1
SK- 812 35 Bratislava
Slovakia
Office: Karloveská 2, 841 04 Bratislava
Tel: +421 906 314 245
E-mail: denis.knotka@enviro.gov.sk

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Spain

Spain


Mr. Santiago Santillán Fraile
Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica
Subdirector General de la Oficina Presupuestaria
Plaza de San Juan de la Cruz s/n
28071 Madrid
Tel +34 91 597 60 76
Email: bzn-life@mapama.es
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Sweden

Sweden

Ms Emma Bergman
Swedish Environmental Protection Agency 
Virkesvägen 2
106 48 Stockholm
Tel: +46 10 698 00 00
E-mail: Emma.Bergman@Naturvardsverket.se
View the website: Swedish Environment Protection Agency

United Kingdom

United Kingdom


Mr Tom Tangye
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
Monkstone House
City Road
Peterborough PE1 1JY
Tel: 44 01 733 562 626
Email : tom.tangye@jncc.gov.uk and UKLIFE@jncc.gov.uk 

​Ms Jessica Magnus
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
Monkstone House
City Road
Peterborough PE1 1JY
Tel: 44 01 733 562 626
Email: jessica.magnus@jncc.gov.uk and UKLIFE@jncc.gov.uk 
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