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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]

Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission (HELCOM)
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Contracting parties of HELCOM
Formation1974 (1974)
Legal statusTreaty-based
PurposeProtection of the Baltic Sea environment
Official language
Gabriella Lindholm
Executive Secretary
Monika Stankiewicz
Main organ
Ministerial Meeting

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  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-11-11. Retrieved 2009-11-23.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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