INSPIRE Knowledge Base

HELCOM

Description
Acronym: 
HELCOM
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
The Helsinki Commission, or HELCOM, works to protect the marine environment of the Baltic Sea from all sources of pollution through intergovernmental co-operation between Denmark, Estonia, the European Community, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia and Sweden.
Formal Mandate: 
International
Mandate: 
Intergovernmental environmental organization
Activities: 
HELCOM, which is works as:an environmental policy maker, an environmental focal point, a body for developing Recommendations, a supervisory body dedicated to ensuring that HELCOM environmental standards are fully implemented and a co-ordinating body.
Membership: 
Governments and scientific institutions in the contacting parties
Typology: 
Regional
Thematic
Contact information for SDIC
Contact Name: 
Manuel
Contact Surname: 
Frias
Contact Email: 
manuel.frias@helcom.fi
Contact Address: 
Katajanokanlaituri 6 B FI-00160 Helsinki Finland
Contact Country: 
Finland
Contact Organisation: 
Project Researcher
Contact Telephome: 
+358 46 8509209
PROPOSED ROLE IN INSPIRE DEVELOPMENT

Which role(s) do you foresee for the SDIC in INSPIRE development

  • participate in the review process
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    International
    Baltic Sea
    Societal Sector
    Regional
    Specific Expertise
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    HELCOM Secretariat uses and makes available information that contracting parties create.
    Primary Business
    Marine environment