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Higher political support needed for cleaner Baltic, says Halonen

​President Tarja Halonen and HELCOM Executive Secretary Monika Stankiewicz. Photo: Marco ManziJoyful mood accompanied the HELCOM 40th anniversary Jubilee session… Read More »

Main celebrations for 40-year Helsinki Convention start tomorrow

​Honorary guests, expert speakers and panelists, and the extended HELCOM family will celebrate tomorrow 5 March the 40th anniversary year… Read More »

Baltic progress in marine protected areas discussed with global executive

​The renowned efforts of HELCOM on marine protected areas (MPAs) are addressed today in a high level visit of Executive… Read More »

Baltic monitoring and assessment experience contributes to EU Conference

A major Brussels conference ‘Healthy Oceans – Productive Ecosystems ()’ opens today bringing together those working with or in relation… Read More »

Tackling spills across Europe

HELCOM hosts a pan-European meeting today on pollution incident cooperation, with the view to maintain a thorough exchange of experiences… Read More »

President Halonen opens HELCOM 40th Jubilee

 WHOPresident Tarja Halonen;Ville Niinistö, Minister of Environment of Finland;Jacqueline Alder, Head, Freshwater and Marine Ecosystems Branch, Division of Environmental Policy… Read More »

Dredging damage managed by expert group

​Helping to minimize impact of any disposed material containing heavy metals and other hazardous substances is the ultimate goal of… Read More »

Live video from 40-year HELCOM Jubilee session next month

HELCOM invites all interested to join by watching live video stream on HELCOM website next month, when the main event… Read More »

Improving ship safety of main routes

​Today’s meeting of the HELCOM Group of Experts on Safety of Navigation () will discuss further measures to improve safety… Read More »

Regional leaders on maritime spatial planning decide on future actions

​The actions in immediate future for more coherent Baltic spatial planning are in key focus in the regular of HELCOM… Read More »