HELCOM – 15th Meeting of the Working Group on Reduction of Pressures from the Baltic Sea Catchment Area

HELCOM held the 15th Meeting of the Working Group on Reduction of Pressures from the Baltic Sea Catchment Area online from the 02.11.2021 to the 04.11.2021.

Bettina Taylor who works for BUND participated to the event on behalf of CCB. Mikhail Durkin, CCB Executive Secretary, also attended the meeting.

To know more about the event here.
To read the Provisional Annotated Agenda.
To see the outcome of the meeting and the participants list.

 

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.