HELCOM 2nd meeting of the Biodiversity segment team

On the 21 January 2021, the second Meeting of the Biodiversity segment team was held online.
This event focused on the draft of the updated Baltic Sea Action Plan.

Ida Carlén, CCB Biodiversity Officer, attended the meeting.

To read the provisional agenda.
To know more about the event.

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.