Oiled Wildlife Response

Expert Working group on oiled wildlife response

Raahe2014_Credit Antti Haavisto_WWFPhoto: Antti Haavisto/WWF

The HELCOM Expert Working Group on Oiled Wildlife Response (EWG OWR) works to strengthen the cooperation between HELCOM Contracting Parties in the field of oiled wildlife response. It acts as a forum for the exchange of information on progress and best practices, and facilitates the creation of joint standards and cross-border cooperation in oiled wildlife response. Where possible, it also facilitates the training of national experts and exchange of training materials.


Chair of EWG OWR
Mr.  Hugo Nijkamp
Sea Alarm
Tel: +32 22788744
HELCOM Secretariat
Agri-Environment Coordinator
Ms. Susanna Kaasinen
Tel.+358 40 536 5819