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.

Participants of the meeting on behalf of CCB:
Aimi Hamberg, who works for the Danish Society and Nature Conservation.
Bettina Taylor who works for BUND.
Ida Carlén, CCB Biodiversity Officer, attended the meeting.
Nils Höglund, CCB’s Policy Officer

To read the provisional agenda.
To see the outcome of the meeting and the participants list.
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.