The focus areas of the Trio Programme prepared by Romania, Finland and Croatia, the next three states to hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union, include common EU values, sustainable growth and strengthening external capabilities, safety and security.
Climate talks in Katowice into the hands of ministers
Tiilikainen from Finland invited to facilitate negotiations on adaptation
The negotiations on the rules of the Paris Climate Change Agreement at the UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice continue at the ministerial level. The Polish Presidency has invited selected ministers to facilitate the negotiations on the most difficult issues in the Paris “rulebook”.
Taking the lead is a great honour, but the negotiations will not be easy, also because of the challenging financial issues involved in adaptation
– Minister Kimmo Tiilikainen
Prime Minister Sipilä: Finland is in a good position to grow into a bigger climate actor than its size would suggest
The new website presents female ministers and their achievements. It provides their details and photos and shows audio recordings and video interviews with them.
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.