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 >>
New Minister for International Development: Finland has much to give
Sirpa Paatero, soon Minister for International Development, believes that Finland has much to give developing countries. Paatero highlights in particular the development cooperation done by civil society organizations.
EU sanctions against Russia were expanded – the main content of the changes
Owing to the situation in Ukraine, the European Union has expanded its sanctions against Russia. Read about the main content of the reinforced sanctions.