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Sharing experience on implementation of the Baltic Sea Action Plan and first findings of the COHIBA project in Tallinn


The COHIBA seminar "First Findings from COHIBA project and implementation of the Baltic Sea Action Plan's Hazardous Substance Segment in the Eastern Baltic Sea Region" took place 18-19 January in Tallinn, Estonia. Altogether 55 participants took part in the seminar including stakeholders from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia.

The seminar was organized by HELCOM and Baltic Environmental Forum. The chairpersons were Heidrun Fammler, Eastern Baltic Sea Region Consultant, BEF Latvia and Mikhail Durkin, Professional Secretary, HELCOM Secretariat.


Mikhail Durkin, HELCOM:

Silver Vahtra, Ministry of Environment of Estonia:

Baiba Zasa, Ministry of the Environment Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia:

Mindaugas Gudas, Environmental Protection Agency of Lithuania:

Bogdan Fornal, The Chief Inspectorate of Environmental Protection, Poland:

Ekaterina Vorobeva, Regional Public Organisation "Ecology and Business":

Heidrun Fammler, BEF Latvia:

Zita Dudutyte, BEF Lithuania:

Heli Nommsalu, BEF Estonia:

Ruta Rimsa, Environmental Ministry of Latvia:

  • Screening of priority and dangerous substances in the inland aquatic environment of Latvia (2009-2010)

Ekaterina Vorobeva, Regional Public Organisation "Ecology and Business":

Valters Toropovs, BEF Latvia:

Anna Palm-Cousin, IVL, Swedish Environmental Research Institute: 

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