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Permanent Representation of Finland to the European Union


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Helsinki promises no hiccups in campaign to host the European Medicines Agency

No hiccups Ema for Helsinki Campaign (Photo Miltton)Helsinki promises no hiccups whatsoever if the decision is made to relocate the European Medicines Agency in the Finnish capital. The quirky campaign launched on Thursday, assuring the EU of smooth sailing and great livability for the agency’s personnel in their new home. It also addresses Helsinki’s wider aim of becoming one of the world’s health capitals both in terms of research and the commercialisation of the health and life science industries. More...

Arctic future needs to be smart and sustainable

arktinen“Climate change has proceeded at double speed in the Arctic as compared to the rest of the world. All together about 75 % of the Arctic sea ice mass has melted already.” Secretary General of the World Meteorological Organization Petteri Taalas urges countries to raise ambition level in climate talks. More...

Climate minister Tiilikainen: Finland’s carbon sinks should be recognized in the EU

Metsä (kuva: Pixabay)"Finland is dedicated to reducing it's emissions to reach the EU goals. The carbon sinks should be seen for what they are: an important part of reaching the common, European climate targets." Watch Minister Kimmo Tiilikainen's statement and greetings from a Finnish forest. More...

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