HELCOM’s eight main groups implement policies and strategies and propose issues for discussion at the meetings of the Heads of Delegations, where decisions are made.
The five permanent groups address different aspects of HELCOM’s work:
The following time-limited groups complement the work of the permanent groups:
Please see here the progress of the work of HELCOM main groups as well as expert and correspondence groups during 2017.
The revision of the HELCOM main groups was completed in September 2014 – click here for the summary slides and longer outcome