Myanmar, Russia and Finland’s NATO partnership discussed at the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy
The national Ahtisaari Days will be held on 15 November 2017. This year, the annual peace mediation event will be organised in Vaasa. The aim of the Ahtisaari Days is to enhance knowledge about peace mediation, conflict resolution and the importance of reconciliation.
Minister of Transport and Communications Anne Berner will visit India from 12 to 17 November 2017. She will travel to Delhi, Nagpur and Bangalore. Minister Berner will speak at a World Conference of the International Road Federation in Delhi, take part in the international ministerial meeting arranged in connection with the conference, and speak at the opening event of the Bangalore Technology Summit. The programme also includes several ministerial meetings.
In 2017, Finland will have been an independent state for a hundred years. The main theme of the centenary celebrations is Together.
With its five strategic priorities in the Government Programme, Sipilä’s Government is taking steps to follow through with essential reforms. The strategic objectives are materialised in the form of 26 key projects.
The term ‘Government’ refers to the Government of Finland which consists of a prime minister and a required number of ministers. It also denotes a decision-making body consisting of the government plenary session and the ministries.
Government in office
On 29 May 2015, the President of the Republic appointed Finland's 74th Government, that of Prime Minister Juha Sipilä. The Government has 17 ministers.
It is possible to search information on the Finnish Governments, their compositions and Government Programmes throughout Finland’s independence – as of 1917. Information is also available on the Governments' terms of office, on the types of Government and on the political parties within the Government.