41st Meeting of the Helsinki Commission

The 41st Meeting of the Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission – Helsinki Commission, was held in Helsinki, Finland, at the Marina Congress Center (Katajanokanlaituri 6, FI-00160 Helsinki) from 4 to 5 March 2020.

The Meeting started on Wednesday, 4 March at 10:00 with a high-level segment focusing on update of the HELCOM Baltic Sea Action Plan and HELCOM global outreach including voluntary commitments to UN Ocean Conference 2020. The regular Commission Meeting convened after lunch on 4 March and ended on Thursday, 5 March by 16:00.

The HELCOM Stakeholder Conference on the update of the Baltic Sea Action Plan took place in the Marina Congress Center on Tuesday, 3 March 2020, preceding the HELCOM 41-2020 meeting.

CCB attended the 41st meeting with representatives from the International Secretariat and Member Organizations and presented with WWF Baltic Ecoregion Programme a joint statement and a “Shadow Plan” – NGOs recommended actions across all themes of the current BSAP to be considered by the Contracting Parties of HELCOM.

Read more about the “Shadow Plan” here.

Meeting documents:
News from HELCOM´s website
Outcome of the HELCOM 41-2020
– Agenda and more related documents are available at HELCOM´s meeting website here.