HELCOM

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Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission (HELCOM)
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Contracting parties of HELCOM
Formation 1974 (1974)
Type IGO
Legal status
Treaty-based
Purpose Protection of the Baltic Sea environment
Location Helsinki, Finland
Official language
English
Chairperson
Gabriella Lindholm
Executive Secretary
Monika Stankiewicz
Main organ
Ministerial Meeting
Website www.helcom.fi

The Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission (HELCOM), also known as Helsinki Commission), is an intergovernmental organization governing the Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area (Helsinki Convention). HELCOM works on protection of the marine environment of the Baltic Sea. Contracting parties of HELCOM are:[1]

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