Conventions Operation Branch fact sheet

The Executive Office is responsible for leadership and executive direction of the Secretariat.

The Executive Office manages the overall functioning of the Secretariat and oversees and monitors the delivery of services to the parties to the three conventions.

The Executive Office also leads the work on enhancing cooperation and coordination among the three conventions, resource mobilization and coordination with the financial mechanism under the Stockholm Convention. Furthermore, the Executive Office incorporates the functions of administration, including human resources, finance and budget.