Group of Experts

First Name Last Name Region Nationality Region of specialization Areas of Expertise
Vasily Smolyanitsky Eastern European States Russian Federation - RUS Specialty 2: The Arctic Ocean. Physical oceanography
Slimane Maliki African States Morocco - MAR Specialty 3: The North Atlantic Ocean, the Baltic Sea, the Black Sea, the Mediterranean and the North Sea. Coastal protection and land reclamation
Roberto De Pinho Latin American and Caribbean States Brazil - BRA Specialty 1: The Global Ocean as a whole. Science, Technology & Innovation Policy and Indicators
Renison Ruwa African States Kenya - KEN Specialty 5: The Indian Ocean, the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal, the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden and the Persian Gulf. Benthic ecology
Renato Quiñones Bergeret Latin American and Caribbean States Chile - CHL Aquaculture
Michida Yutaka Asia-Pacific States Japan - JPN Physical oceanography
Mehdi Ghodrati Shojaei Asia-Pacific States Iran (Islamic Republic of) - IRN Mangroves
Mariamalia Rodriguez Chaves Latin American and Caribbean States Costa Rica - CRI Marine and coastal ecosystem-based management
Maria João da Anunciação Franco Bebianno Western European and Other States Portugal - PRT Specialty 3: The North Atlantic Ocean, the Baltic Sea, the Black Sea, the Mediterranean and the North Sea. Hazardous substances (persistent organic pollutants, metals, personal care products, pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals) in relation to the marine environment
Kwasi Appeaning Addo African States Ghana - GHA Coastal-zone planning and management (including land-use planning, marine spatial planning and effects of extreme climate events and tsunamis)