On 4 June, Dr. Franz Perrez was appointed Switzerland’s new Ambassador for the Environment. In this capacity he will lead the Swiss delegations at all important international negotiations in the area of the environment, including the climate negotiations and top level meetings.
Franz Perrez also just assumed the role of Head of the International Affairs Division at the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN), succeeding Thomas Kolly. Read FOEN’s media release here. Exactly one year ago, Dr. Perrez participated in the GEG Forum organized in Glion, and in October 2009 he was featured here on the GEG Website with a video presentation on global environmental governance. The GEG Project wishes Franz every success in his new endeavors.