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Publications related to Foreign and Security policy


Peace Mediation

2011

pdfAction Plan for Mediation (PDF)
Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
14 December 2011
PDF ISBN 978-951-724-977-5

2010

pdfPeace Mediation – Finland’s Guidelines (PDF)
Report by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Published 6 May 2010 

pdfTowards Enhancing the Capacity of the African Union in Mediation (PDF) 
Seminar report 2010


Government reports

The Security strategy for society 2013

pdfFinland´s Cyber Security Strategy (PDF)
Government Resolution 24.1.2013

Led by the ministries, separate action plans will be drawn up during spring 2013. These will include concrete measures by the administrative branches and the key actors related to the administrative branches, which create the preconditions for implementing the guidelines of the Cyber Security Strategy and the premise of the related background dossier by 2016.

The Cyber Security Strategy can be read on the internet at www.yhteiskunnanturvallisuus.fi 

Read more: Finland’s Cyber Security Strategy is adopted (Press Releases
Ministry of Defence 24.01.2013)

Finnish security and defence policy 2012

pdfFinnish security and defence policy 2012 (PDF in Finnish)
Government report, 20 December 2012

Read more: Government Security and Defence Policy Report submitted to Parliament (Government press releases, 20 December 2012)

The Government White Paper to Parliament: Afganistan 2011 /2012

Government white paper to Parliament on the Situation in Afghanistan and Finland's support to Afghanistan, including participation in military crisis management (given to Parliament in Dec. 2011, accepted in March 2012)

pdfThe Government White Paper to Parliament: Afghanistan (PDF) 

Finland’s Comprehensive Crisis Management Strategy 2009

pdfFinland’s Comprehensive Crisis Management Strategy (PDF)
13 November 2009

Government report on Finnish security and defence policy 2009

The Government Security and Defence Policy Report 2009 provides a comprehensive evaluation of Finnish security and defence policy and lays down guidelines for the future extending into the latter half of the 2010s.

pdfFinnish Security and Defence Policy 2009: Government Report 
(PDF,  Website of Prime Minister's Office, 26 February 2009)

Thorvald Stoltenberg - Report on Nordic cooperation on foreign and security policy 2009

The Nordic foreign ministers discussed further development of Nordic foreign and security policy cooperation when they met in Oslo on Monday, 9 February. The meeting received an independent report on the topic compiled by Thorvald Stoltenberg, former defence minister and foreign minister of Norway. The Nordic foreign ministers’ meeting held in June 2008 appointed Stoltenberg to investigate the possibilities for Nordic cooperation in the field of foreign and security policy in a 10–15 year perspective.

pdfReport (PDF)

More information: Nordic foreign and security policy cooperation to be intensified (MFA, News, 2/9/2009)

The Governments report on Finland’s participation in the ISAF mission to secure elections in Afghanistan 2009

In its session on Thursday, 29 January, the Government decides to give the Finnish Parliament a report on Finland’s participation in the ISAF mission to secure the arrangement of elections in Afghanistan in 2009.

Report:
pdf Selonteko (PDF in Finnish)


pdf Redogörelse (PDF in Swedish)

More information:The Government to give Parliament its report on Finland’s participation in the ISAF mission to secure elections in Afghanistan (MFA, Press Releases, 29 Jan 2009)

2008

pdfThe clause on the obligations of mutual assistance, or security guarantees, contained in the European Union’s Treaty of Lisbon (in Finnish)
Ministry for Foreign Affairs 2008
(PDF 3389 kB)

See also: EU security guarantees a matter of strong significance in policy and in principle (MFA news, 11 April 2008) 

2007

pdfEffects of Finland's possible Nato membership (PDF)
MFA, 21 December 2007

2004

pdfFinnish Security and Defence Policy Report 2004 (PDF)


Europeiska unionens utrikes- och säkerhetspolitik

Headline Goal 2010

pdfHeadline Goal 2010 (PDF)
The Council of the European Union

European Security Strategy

pdfEuropean Security Strategy (PDF)
A secure Europe in a better world
(The Council of the European Union)


Human Rights and Crisis Management

Human Rights and Crisis Management 2010

pdfHuman Rights and Crisis Management - A handbook for members of CSDP missions (PDF)
Published 14 December 2010
Series of books: Publications of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs (11/2010)


UN Security Council resolutions

pdfUN 1325 - Women Peace and Security - Finland's National Action Plan 2012-2016 (pdf)
MFA /publications 2012

2008

pdfUN Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) "Women, peace and security"p (PDF)
Finland's national action plan 2008-2011
Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Helsinki 2008


Evaluation report

2009

The Youth Forum evaluation report for foreign and security policy:
The Youth Forum evaluation addresses foreign and security policy in a global scale (MFA, News, 28 January 2009)

Report:

pdfThe Youth Forum evaluation (PDF in Finnish)


Map

pdfMap: Finnish participation in crisis management operations (PDF)

More information: Operations and map: International Crisis Management

Map

 

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