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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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CBSS Finnish Presidency 2013-2014

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 »
Jaakko Laajava. Photo: Eero Kuosmanen

Under-Secretary of State Laajava to the Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons: "The channel to regional dialogue in the Middle East has been opened"

The UN Secretary-General appointed Laajava as the Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone (WMDFZ) facilitator in 2011. The facilitator was assigned to hold consultations about a conference dealing with the establishment of a WMDFZ in the Middle East.


Anne Sipiläinen. Photo: Liisa Takala

Anne Sipiläinen appointed Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Security Policy

Anne Sipiläinen has been appointed to serve as Under-Secretary of State responsible for foreign and security policy, Europe, Russia and Central Asia. Sipiläinen is currently Under-Secretary of State responsible for development cooperation and development policy and will transfer to her new position at the beginning of July.


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