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Press Contacts for IPY

Below is a list of Press officers responsible for IPY events around the world.

Please also consult National IPY Committees for information on national events.

ICSU: Jacinta Legg, ICSU Paris
WMO: Carine Richard-VanMaele, WMO

Australia: Sally Chambers, Government Antarctic Division
Canada: Karen Edwards and Kristi Skebo, Canadian IPY secretariat
Denmark: Poul-Erik Philbert, Danish Polar Centre
Europe: Lisa Moriam, European Polar Board
Finland: Arto Vitikka, Arctic Centre
Germany: Margarete Pauls, Alfred Wegener Institut
Japan: Hajime Ito, Japanese IPY committee
Malaysia: Azizan Abu Samah, University of Malaysia
Netherlands: Michael van der Meer, Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research
Norway: Kristen Ulstein, Research Council of Norway
Portugal: Goncalo Vieira, Centro de Estudos Geograficos
Sweden: Hanna Zetterberg Struwe, Swedish Research Council, and Eva Gronlund, Swedish Research Polar Secretariat
UK: Linda Capper, British Antarctic Survey
UNEP: Robert Bisset, UNEP France
USA: Peter West, National Science Foundation, and Maureen O’Leary, National Academy of Science

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