Kateřina Šebková

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Kateřina Šebková (read Katerzina Shebkovaa) has a degree and PhD in chemistry (graduate of Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague and Université Louis Pasteur-Centre National de Recherches Scientifiques in Strasbourg, France). She worked as chemical expert and negotiator for the Czech Ministry of Environment in chemicals management, in particular on mercury and persistent organic pollutants, at the EU and the United Nations level for eight years. She joined the Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment (RECETOX) of the Faculty of Science at the Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic in 2012.

Currently, she is Director of the National Centre of Toxic Compounds for the Czech Republic and of the Stockholm Convention Regional Centre for Capacity Building and the Transfer of Technology serving mainly in Central and Eastern European countries, two bodies that are hosted by RECETOX. Her work comprises cooperation with Czech and international stakeholders, teaching, training and support policy-science communication and application of science in practice. She also works with international organizations such as UN Environment, World Health Organization, UNIDO, UNDP and Secretariats of the multilateral environmental agreements protecting human health and environment as consultant, trainer and chairperson. She is also member of a number of expert bodies under global chemical agreements.

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