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HELCOM to co-host a workshop on submerged munitions in the Baltic Sea at this year’s EUSBSR Annual Forum

The 14th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) will take place in Riga on 4-5… Read More »

HOLAS 3 thematic assessments unveil Baltic Sea ecosystem health

After several years in the making, HOLAS 3 thematic assessments on the state of the Baltic Sea have been published,… Read More »

Vacancy: Professional Secretary (WG GEAR, WG BioDiv, WG Fish) at the HELCOM Secretariat 

Applications are invited for the post of Professional Secretary at the Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission – Helsinki Commission (HELCOM)… Read More »

Annual international oil spill exercise BALEX takes place in the Gulf of Riga

The annual international Baltic Sea pollution response exercise BALEX 2023 is set to take place in the Gulf of Riga… Read More »

New project sets sail to fulfill MSP planners’ dreams

Earlier this year, HELCOM joined a new initiative aimed at easing the lives of Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) planners, while… Read More »

BLOG: Regional cooperation is vital for addressing riverine litter

by Marta Ruiz One of the earliest lessons I learned as a child was the importance of sharing, an ethos… Read More »

New HELCOM indicator reports provide the latest evaluations of Baltic marine environment

The latest indicator evaluations on the status of the Baltic Sea marine environment have been published on the new HELCOM… Read More »

Annual Report provides an overview of HELCOM activities in 2022

HELCOM Annual Report 2022 has been published. The report provides a comprehensive overview of our activities, including the achievements and… Read More »

Launching the new HELCOM Map and Data Service

The new HELCOM Map and data service (MADS) website is now live. Thanks to the Baltic Data Flows project, the… Read More »

Multiple vacancies open for the PROTECT BALTIC project

We are currently recruiting project staff for an EU-funded PROTECT BALTIC project, a large-scale pan-Baltic project focused on marine protection.… Read More »