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1. COMITE NATIONAL DE SUIVI DE LA CNUED (COMNAT) (NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR UNCED FOLLOW-UP)

ESTABLISHED: n/a

MISSION: The COMNAT is responsible for: elaborating National Agenda 21; serving as a focal point for the International Convention on Drought and Desertification; coordinating all post-UNCED activities; preparing documents on conventions and protocols to be ratified; and promoting public awareness. Together with several representatives from civil society and research institutions, the COMNAT will be responsible for the elaboration, implementation and follow-up of the National Framework Programme on Environment and Sustainable Development (Programme Cadre National Environnement et Développement Durable [PCNEDD]).

MEMBERSHIP:

a. COMPOSITION (Number of members per sector):

Ministries and governmental agencies:15
Non-Governmental Organizations:          1
Academic/Research Institutions:          0
Business/Productive Sector:              0
Others:                                  0
TOTAL NUMBER OF MEMBERS:                16

b. LIST OF MEMBERS/ORGANIZATIONS:

COORDINATOR:  Mr. Oumarou Harouna, Direction de l'Environnement, 
Ministère de l'Hydraulique et de l'Environnement (MH/E) 
Representatives of the following bodies:
Direction de l'Hydraulique, MH/E
Direction de Génie Rural, MH/E
Direction de la Faune, Pêche et Pisciculture, MH/E
Ministère des Affaires Etrangères et de la Coopération
Ministère de la Santé Publique
Ministère des Mines et de l'Energie
Ministère de l'Agriculture et de l'Elevage
Ministère du Développement Social, de la Population et de la Promotion 
de la Femme
Ministère des Finances et du Plan
Ministère du Commerce et des Transports (Météorologie)
Ministère de l'Equipement, de l'Habitat et de l'Aménagement du Territoire
La Cellule de Gestion des Ressources Naturelles (CGRN)
Secrétariat du Code Rural
Comité Inter-Etats de Lutte Contre la Sécheresse (CONACILSS)
Representative of non-governmental organizations