Background documents



Several recent documents further assisted the Ministers in achieving informed decisions:

Baltic Sea Action Plan - Index of actions

Report on implementation of HELCOM Recommendations within the competence of HELCOM LAND adopted since HELCOM BSAP (2007)

Improved flight permits for HELCOM surveillance aircraft fleet

Thematic assessment of long-term changes in radioactivity in the Baltic Sea, 2007-2010

HELCOM Red List Biotope Information Sheets (BIS)

​HELCOM Red List Species Information Sheets (SIS): Macrophytes

HELCOM Red List Species Information Sheets (SIS): Benthic invertebrates

HELCOM Red List Species Information Sheets (SIS): Birds

HELCOM Red List Species Information Sheets (SIS): Fish

HELCOM Red List Species Information Sheets (SIS): Mammals

Approaches and methods for eutrophication target setting in the Baltic Sea region

Progress with the integration of oiled wildlife response into response planning 2013

Final report of the HELCOM Coreset project

HELCOM core set of biodiversity and hazardous substances core indicators

Chemical munitions dumped in the Baltic Sea - Report of the ad hoc Expert Group to Update and Review the Existing Information on Dumped Chemical Munitions in the Baltic Sea (HELCOM MUNI)

Baltic STERN Summary Report for HELCOM 2013 Ministerial Meeting - Worth it: Benefits outweigh costs in reducing eutrophication in the Baltic

Final report on implementation of hot spots programme under the Baltic Sea Joint Comprehensive Environmental Action Programme (JCP), 1992-2013

Status of national management plans for seals

Joint HELCOM-VASAB Maritime Spatial Planning Working Group report 2012-2013

BASE project report - BASE project: Report on the status of Russian hot spots [ENG] / [RUS]