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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
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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