On the 29.10.2020 was held online the State and Conservation intersessional meeting to further consider the draft biodiversity Annex of the updated BSAP.
Ida Carlén, CCB Biodiversity Officer attended the meeting.
Documents related to the event:
Draft Annex for actions of relevance to State and Conservation WG for the updated Baltic Sea Action Plan
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, Estonia, the European Union, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia 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.