Mediation – the first step towards reconciliationLasting solutions to conflicts can be achieved by addressing the underlying political, economic and social problems. Mediation is one way in which diplomacy can prevent and resolve conflicts. Read more »
Education for AllAccess to clean water and adequate sanitation is a fundamental right. Finland promotes equitable and sustainable management of water resources. Read more >>
Finland is strongly committed to formulating the Post-2015 development agenda
“One of the key starting points in the Finnish policy is to pay attention to fragile states, where achievement of the Millennium Development Goals has posed the biggest challenges,” Minister for International Development Heidi Hautala pointed out in a seminar related to the reform of the UN strategy. Finland is strongly committed to formulating the Post-2015 development agenda.
Pekka Puustinen: Development cooperation results to the fore
Pekka Puustinen, the new Director General of the Department for Development Policy, considers it important to highlight results, though their measurement is difficult.