Baltic Sea Day was created in 1986 at the meeting of Helsinki Convention. The first Convention of the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area was signed by Germany, Finland, Denmark, Poland, Sweden and USSR in 1974. The convention came into force on May 3, 1980.
The countries-members of the Convention are obliged to protect marine environment of the Baltic Sea from pollution and regularly inform general public of the measures taken in accordance with the Convention.
The major event of the day is the International Environmental Forum Baltic Sea Day, that takes place at St. Petersburg, Russia. This event acknowledges the ecological problems of the Baltic Sea and the ways of their solving. Exhibitions, video conferences and different contest are also held to promote conservation of the unique marine environment of the Baltic Sea.Remind me with Google Calendar
- Ecological Observances
- Sweden, Finland, Denmark, European Union, Lithuania, Latvia, Germany, Poland, Russia, Estonia
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