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 >>
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.
Finland has a strong role in the dismantling of Syrian chemical weapons programme
The Finnish Institute for Verification of the Chemical Weapons Convention (Verifin), one of four laboratories chosen by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), analysed the material collected in Syria by the UN investigation mission for the use of chemical weapons.