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Permanent Representation of Finland to the European Union


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Minister Tiilikainen: USA’s withdrawal will not derail the Paris Agreement

Paris AgreementThe U.S. Government has announced that the country will pull out of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. According to the agreement, the earliest time when the withdrawal could take place is after three years from the entry into force of the agreement, that is, in November 2019. More...

Prime Minister Juha Sipilä: Developing the EU’s defence dimension is in Finland’s interest

Prime Minister Juha Sipilä. "The security environment has changed and the European Union simply must do more to strengthen its security. The Member States must now consider how the instruments available to the Union can be utilised more effectively in the changed security environment. Can we do more together, and less alone?" writes Prime Minister Juha Sipilä. 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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