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Vacancy: Communication Secretary at the HELCOM Secretariat

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

Key outcomes of the UN Ocean Conference 2022 side event: Delivering Global Commitments in the Baltic Sea Region

The lively panel discussion of the side event, Delivering global commitments in the Baltic Sea Region, raised particular praise during… Read More »

HELCOM Explorer gives easy online access to follow implementing the Baltic Sea Action Plan

The recently updated online tool HELCOM Explorer allows to easily see how HELCOM cooperation bears fruit, and how the countries’… Read More »

Aerial surveillance and regional cooperation remain key in detecting oil spills in the Baltic Sea

Last year, 52 harmful spills of mineral oil were detected in HELCOM countries’ waters, according to the Annual report on… Read More »

Germany hosts the largest oil response exercise in the Baltic starting today

International partners practice at sea and on the shore The Bay of Mecklenburg and the beach of Warnemünde are the… Read More »

Latvia starts its two-year chairmanship of HELCOM today

As of 1 July 2022, Latvia will be the Chair of HELCOM until 30 June 2024. The chairmanship rotates between… Read More »

Vacancy in the HELCOM Secretariat: Project Researcher on Biological Effects of Contaminants

The Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission – Helsinki Commission (HELCOM) is an intergovernmental organization (Denmark, Estonia, the European Union, Finland,… Read More »

Vacancy in the HELCOM Secretariat: Project Researcher on strengthening the HELCOM framework for hazardous substances

The Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission – Helsinki Commission (HELCOM) is an intergovernmental organization (Denmark, Estonia, the European Union, Finland,… Read More »

Federal Minister of Germany, Steffi Lemke to open the Side Event, Delivering global commitments in the Baltic Sea Region

Ms Steffi Lemke, Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection, Germany will be among the high-level… Read More »

Help us prevent litter at sea: Survey on mass releases of balloons and use of plastic confetti outdoors

Mass balloon releases and confetti are sometimes used outdoors to celebrate special occasions. While they may look pretty, pieces of… Read More »