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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 >>

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Stable and sustainable development in the Barents region

Finland chaired the Barents Euro-Arctic Council in 2013–14: Working for dynamic, inclusive and sustainable regional development. Read more »
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Additional support from Finland to combat Ebola in West Africa

The Ebola epidemic that began in Guinea in March 2014 has proved to be the worst in history, and cases of the disease still occur in the region. Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, the countries most affected by the Ebola virus, are in need of support because their already weak health care systems suffer from a lack of resources.


The Ministry has received 12 reports of alleged misuse of development cooperation funds

In June 2014, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs established an online system for reports of suspicions of misuse of development cooperation funds. A total of twelve allegations were reported via the online system in June–December 2014.


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