Clean, Safe and Smart Baltic SeaFinland 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 »
New global development goalsAt the start of the millennium, the UN Member States pledged to reach a number of development goals by 2015. Governments are now negotiating about new global development goals. Read more >>
Minister Haavisto to Geneva, with the focus on humanitarian crises
Minister for International Development Pekka Haavisto will visit Geneva on 22 April. The purpose of the visit is to meet leaders of the key UN humanitarian aid agencies, and to discuss mediation and fragile states.
Third open hearing session concerning EU-US trade negotiations
Minister Stubb estimated that the talks will take the EU-US relations to a new phase, which, in addition to being a trade and investment partnership, also constitutes a strategic partnership. Freedom of trade enhances the economic situation and boosts economic growth on both sides of the Atlantic.