Baltic Marine Environment
Protection Commission


Expert Working Group on Oiled Wildlife Response

Photo: 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.


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Chair of EWG OWR
Mr. Hugo Nijkamp
Sea Alarm
Tel: +32 22788744

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HELCOM Secretariat
Associate Professional Secretary
Ms. Laura Meski
Tel.+358 40 1622053