In preparation for the 32nd Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference on 27-29 August 2023, the BSPC’s Rapporteur on Sea Dumped Munitions, MP Anna Kassautzki, has issued her report, which deals with dumped munitions and unexploded ordnance in the Baltic Sea.
This report builds on the intensive activities of the BSPC and progress in international cooperation in this field from last year.
The report provides a general overview of the current situation, parliamentary and governmental activities, and existing challenges in dealing with the legacy, presentsnew developments and findings in technological and scientific terms, and provides insight into the current state of the situation.
Following the 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st BSPC resolutionsand referring to the planned calls for action in the 32ndBSPC resolution, conclusions are drawn on the state of implementation. Finally, the Rapporteur elaborates on proposals on how the Baltic Sea countries can efficiently use the existing knowledge and technology to solve the problem of sea-dumped munitions and unexploded ordnance in the Baltic Sea with various links to additional materials.