Dilshod Sharifi is a Circular STEP national focal point and his role in facilitating international collaboration for achieving SDGs is remarkable. He is passionate about making Tajikistan a more economically developed, circular and sustainable country throughout his career. He constantly works on being updated on global trends and building his knowledge, including through attending training. He is fluent in English, French, Russian and Tajik. In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis, as previously he had a successful career as a professional tennis player.
He holds a PhD in world economics from Tajik National University and an MBA and Bachelor’s in international studies from Francis Marion University, United States.
Before joining the Ministry of Environment, she worked at Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture as the administrative coordinator for academic affairs, extension and applied research. Prior to that, she served as an environmental audit and monitoring officer at Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) for more than seven years and also as the alternate focal point for the Montreal protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer, and the Nagoya Protocol focal point, where she managed different projects aiming at regulating access to the genetic resources. In her capacity as an environmental audit and monitoring officer, she conducted environmental audit activities for different projects under operation and monitored their compliance with environmental regulations.
She is a member of the African Women in science and Engineering. A Rwandan national, Beatrice holds a Master’s in biodiversity conservation from the University of Rwanda.-->