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Prime Minister Juha Sipilä: The EU must uphold its fundamental values

Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä at the European Council meeting in December 2016."The European Union is at a crossroads. In considering our future direction, there is no room for emotional populism: we must be able to examine matters pragmatically" writes Prime Minister Juha Sipilä in a column about the future of the EU. More...

Searching for simpler and more effective agricultural policy

CAP ReformIn March, for Finnish farmers as everywhere, spring heralds planning and fieldwork. Cultivation plans are finalised and parcel data are declared as the baseline data for support applications. Every spring the complex support framework leads to complications in the planning, frustrating the farmers and causing unnecessary fears of making mistakes. More...

Work on the EU’s energy package begins – Finland specified its positions

Suomi energiaIn November, the European Commission issued some legislative proposals related to the union’s objectives for 2030 and the development of an Energy Union. The actual discussion of the initiatives is now beginning both in the EU’s Council of Ministers and in the European Parliament. However, one will still have to wait for a long time for these regulations to be completed. More...

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