The responsible Ministers and the EU Commissioner assembled in
Copenhagen, Denmark in 2013 to assess the progress made towards reaching a good environmental status in the Baltic Sea by 2021. For more information, please see the PDF of the HELCOM Copenhagen Declaration "Taking Further Action to Implement the Baltic Sea Action Plan - Reaching Good Environmental Status for a healthy Baltic Sea".
Recommendation 34E/1 "Safeguarding important bird habitats and
migration routes in the Baltic Sea from negative effects of wind and
wave energy production at sea"
Recommendation 34E/2 "Further testing and developing the concept of
pro-active route planning as well as other e-navigation solutions to
enhance safety of navigation and protection of the marine environment in
the Baltic Sea Region"
Recommendation 34E/3 “Amendments to Annex VII 'Response to Pollution
Accidents' of the 1992 Helsinki Convention, concerning response on the
HELCOM Recommendation 34E/4 "Airborne surveillance with remote sensing equipment in the Baltic Sea Area"
Regional Baltic Maritime Spatial Planning Roadmap 2013-2020
BSHC-HELCOM Revised Baltic Sea Harmonised Hydrographic Re-Survey Scheme
HELCOM Response Manual Volume III “Response to Pollution Incidents on the shore”
HELCOM/OSPAR Guidelines on the granting of exemptions under the
International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’
Ballast Water and Sediments, RegulationA-4
HELCOM Monitoring and Assessment Strategy
Interim Guidance on technical and operational aspects of delivery of
sewage by passenger ships to port reception facilities
Palette of measures for reducing phosphorus and nitrogen losses from agriculture
Palette of measures on cost-effective management options to reduce discharges, emissions, and losses of hazardous substances
Master blueprint ready for future regional actions for a healthier Baltic Sea - PRESS RELEASE
Summary notes for the 2013 HELCOM Ministerial Declaration
New pollution reduction targets for all Baltic States decided on today - PRESS RELEASE
High level representatives gather for Baltic Sea health check - MEDIA ADVISORY
Minutes of the Ministerial Meeting 2013