Addressing the potential environmental threat from pharmaceuticals have long been on HELCOM´s agenda. More information can be found on the pharmaceuticals action area page.
HELCOM Pressure and State & Conservation groups have prepared a regional status report on pharmaceuticals in the Baltic Sea region. The report was developed jointly
by the Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission – Helsinki Commission (HELCOM)
and Policy Area Hazards of the European Union Strategy for the Baltic Sea
Region (EUSBSR). It serves as a case study within the framework of UNESCO
Emerging Pollutants in Water Series, under UNESCO-IHP’s International Initiative
on Water Quality (IIWQ) Project on ‘Emerging Pollutants in Wastewater Reuse in