Stable and sustainable development in the Barents regionFinland chaired the Barents Euro-Arctic Council in 2013–14: Working for dynamic, inclusive and sustainable regional development. Read more »
TransparencyResponsible 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 >>
Fund helps the victims of international crimes to make a new start
Through its assistance programmes, the Trust Fund for Victims at the International Criminal Court has already helped more than one hundred thousand victims of the most serious international crimes. Finland has been a strong supporter of the Trust Fund’s activities and is one of its biggest donor countries.
Finland and Iceland seek possibilities to increase mutual trade
Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade of Iceland, will visit Finland on 27 October and discuss the possibilities for cooperation in order to increase trade between our two countries together with Minister for European Affairs and Foreign Trade Lenita Toivakka. There is potential, among others, in tourism, the energy sector, Arctic cooperation, the IT sector and in the fields of education and design.