Baltic Marine Environment
Protection Commission

JWG Bird

HELCOM-OSPAR-ICES Joint Working Group on Seabirds

The HELCOM-OSPAR-ICES Joint Working Group on seabirds is a platform for experts from the Baltic Sea and North East Atlantic regions to work on seabird issues.

The group meets annually and works intersessionally through​ correspondence. The topics the group works on during the annual meetings are agreed jointly by HELCOM, OSPAR and ICES. To support the needs of the three organizations the experts work to provide information needed for management and also more scientific issues.


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Volker Dierschke

HELCOM Co-Chair of JWG Bird
Gavia EcoResearch​

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Jannica Haldin

Professional Secretary
HELCOM Secretariat