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Trade agreement negotiations between the EU and the United States

The negotiations on an ambitious Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) were launched in the summer of 2013. Finland will pay special attention to the openness and transparency of the negotiation process. Read more »
CBSS Finnish Presidency 2013-2014

Clean, Safe and Smart Baltic Sea

Finland assumed the Presidency of the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS) for 2013–2014. The theme of Finland’s Presidency is a Clean, Safe and Smart Baltic Sea. Read more »


Responsible development cooperation requires that both the donors and the recipients of aid disseminate information openly. Openness reduces the possibility of funds being misused and strengthens good governance. Read more >>
Mari Kiviniemi. Photo: Katri Hyväkkä / Keskustan kuvapankki

Member of Parliament Mari Kiviniemi appointed OECD Deputy Secretary-General

By decision of the OECD Council, Member of Parliament Mari Kiviniemi was appointed Deputy Secretary-General of the organization for a term of two years on 25 July.


Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja. Photo: Eero Kuosmanen

Foreign Minister Tuomioja: New UN resolution on mediation turns spotlight on regional mediation organisations

The UN General Assembly unanimously adopted the third UN resolution on mediation proposed by Finland and Turkey. Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja says the consensus resolution marks a significant step forward.


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