On Wednesday, hundreds of members of the political, economic, and scientific elites from the different Baltic Sea countries are to participate in the Baltic Sea Action Summit in Helsinki.
The international summit has been organised by President Tarja Halonen, Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen, and the Baltic Sea Action Group (BSAG) Foundation. Participation in the summit will be by invitation only.
Corporate executives and corporate owners who commit themselves to taking action either in their own name or in the name of their corporations have been invited as members.
The organisers have expected participants at the summit to set ambitious timetables for results, and to make commitments on emission reductions and monetary contributions according to what their authority is.
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Baltic Sea Action Summit to convene in Helsinki on Wednesday