HELCOM – 12th Meeting of the Expert Network on Hazardous Substances

On the 20.02.2020 was held online the 12th Meeting of the Expert Network on Hazardous Substances (and Biological Effects).

Aimi Hamberg, who works for the Danish Society and Nature Conservation participated to the event on behalf of CCB. Ida Carlén, CCB Biodiversity Officer also attended the meeting.

To know more about the event.

Documents related to the event:
Provisional Annotated Agenda
Outcome

What is HELCOM?

The Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission – also known as the Helsinki Commission (HELCOM) – is an intergovernmental organization (IGO) and a regional sea convention in the Baltic Sea area, consisting of ten Contracting Parties, namely Denmark, Estoniathe European UnionFinlandGermanyLatviaLithuaniaPolandRussia and Sweden.  HELCOM is the governing body of the Helsinki Convention and a platform for environmental policy making at the regional level. HELCOM was established about four decades ago to protect the marine environment of the Baltic Sea from all sources of pollution through intergovernmental cooperation. The HELCOM Secretariat is located in Helsinki, Finland. To know more about it.