Candidature of Finland to the Executive Board of UNESCO for 2017-2021; Towards 2030 through actions
Finland is a candidate to the UNESCO Executive Board for the term 2017-2021. The Finnish candidature is supported by all other Nordic countries – Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Finland has been an active member of UNESCO since 1956, steadily contributing to the organization throughout the years both financially and in terms of expertise.
As a member of the Executive Board Finland will work for:
an effective and active UNESCO based on
- policy coherence
- efficient governance
- functional inter-sectoral linkages
- strong partnerships
the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
gender equality in all walks of life
an inclusive and equitable high-quality education
an integrated approach to sustainability in sciences
safeguarding tangible and intangible heritage
freedom of information and pluralistic media
unique added value of UNESCOs work.
If elected to the Executive Board of UNESCO, Finland will be a reliable, capable and active Member of the organization.
English (751 kb)
Français (762 kb)
??????? (772 kb)
Español (763 kb)
?? (1102 kb)
??????? ( 1825 kb)