Priorities of Estonian Chairmanship

Notes on the Estonian Chairmanship of HELCOM 30 June 2016.pdf


1. POLLUTION MANAGEMENT

  • Reduction of pollution load
  • Reduction of impact of hazardous substances
  • Regional Marine Litter Action Plan

2. PLANNING, MANAGEMENT AND MARINE PROTECTED AREAS
  • Use, conservation and protection of the Baltic Sea regional coastal and marine areas
  • Well-managed and ecologically coherent network of marine protected areas
  • Fish stock and other environmental resources

3. ASSESSMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL STATUS AND INFORMATION
  • HELCOM's up to date monitoring programme
  • Assessment based on indicators and environmental objectives
  • Access to environmental information and visibility of HELCOM activities