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ENCORE is Co-Chaired by the Regional Minister for the Environment of the Region that will host the next Conference together with the Minister for the Environment of the Region that has hosted the last Conference.

The Co-Presidents lead and promote ENCORE at political level and together with the other Regional Ministers for the Environment set the political decisions of ENCORE.

Co-presidents 2023

Province of Gelderland, Netherlands (2023 Conference host)

Mr Jan van der Meer
Regional Minister for Energy and Climate, Environment and Health and Public Transport
Province of Gelderland
Markt 11
6811CG Arnhem

The Netherlands, Gelderland, Ellen Mulder-Metselaar, Melanie van den Hoek and Jurjen van Dijk

Eastern & Midland Regional Assembly (2021 Conference host)

Councillor Deirdre Heney
EMRA Cathaoirleach (Chairperson)
Dublin City Council

30 Collins Avenue East,
Dublin 5

Website Cllr Deirdre Heney

Contact via Jim Conway, Director Eastern & Midland Regional Assembly

Councillor Deirdre Heney Foto: Conference Platform

General Secretariat

The ENCORE General Secretariat is managed by the Free State of Bavaria (Germany) appointed to that task by Ministers’ consensus at the 2016 ENCORE Conference.

Secretary General

State Minister Thorsten Glauber
Bavarian State Ministry of the Environment and Consumer Protection
Postfach 81 01 40
81901 München/Germany


Thorsten Glauber