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 the High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation in Mexico
Mexico will host the High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation on 15–16 April, with over 1,300 experts and decision-makers on development policy and co-operation expected to attend. The Finnish delegation will be chaired by Minister for International Development Pekka Haavisto.
Open hearing session concerning EU-US trade negotiations
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs organised the third hearing session concerning EU-US trade negotiations on Wednesday 16 April. The purpose of the event was to review the current situation, and to have an open discussion on the subject on the basis of presentations. Minister Stubb gave an update on the trip he made to Washington, D.C., last week.