Directorate for Global Sustainable Development in DG Environment of the European Commission
Head of unit for Multilateral Environmental Cooperation
Hugo-Maria Schally is head of unit for Multilateral environmental cooperation in the Directorate for Global Sustainable Development in DG Environment of the European Commission. He is coordinating and developing the ECs work in and collaboration with international environmental organisations and multilateral environmental agreements and the links between trade and environment. He is also in charge of EU policies and legislation regarding global deforestation and forest degradation, international trade in wildlife and the access to and sharing of the benefits derived from the utilisation of genetic resources.