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Türkiye supports the invitation of Finland and Sweden to join NATO at the Madrid Summit

29.6.2022 10.38

The foreign ministers of Finland, Sweden and Türkiye signed a trilateral memorandum on cooperation on counter-terrorism in Madrid on 28 June.

The memorandum confirms Türkiye’s support for Finland’s and Sweden’s NATO membership and enables progress in both countries’ NATO membership process.

Statement by President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö on 28 June 2022

Current issues

Finns are increasingly worried about state of nature – biodiversity loss is now recognised as threat

28.6.2022 9.00
56% of the respondents are worried or very worried about the state of Finnish nature, while 80% are worried or very worried about the state of the world’s nature.
Finns are clearly much more worried about the state of nature on the global scale than about the state of Finnish nature. A barometer on the connection to nature was conducted to find out about our relationship with nature and with preserving biodiversity, and how the responsibilities should be divided between the different stakeholders.

European Council granted candidate status to Ukraine and Moldova

24.6.2022 2.07
Prime Minister Marin in a media interview in the European Council
On 23 June, the European Council discussed the membership applications from Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia and the support for Ukraine and held a strategic discussion on the EU’s relations with its partners in Europe and the Western Balkans.

Ministerial Working Group on COVID-19: Vaccination strategy and testing and tracing strategy are up to date

22.6.2022 17.21
On 22 June, the Ministerial Working Group on COVID-19 received an epidemiological review as well as an overview of the updated vaccination strategy and testing and tracing strategy.

Finland to attend a meeting of Nordic foreign ministers (N5)

27.6.2022 10.01
Minister for Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto will attend Nordic foreign ministers’ meeting in N5 format in Norway on 27 June.

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General Government Fiscal Plan for 2023–2026

General Government Fiscal Plan for 2023–2026

Prime Minister Sanna Marin’s Government has agreed on the General Government Fiscal Plan for 2023–2026. In its spending limits discussion, the Government decided on extensive measures that will strengthen security, create a vision for the future and build sustainable growth.

Government Programme

Government Programme

The Programme of Prime Minister Sanna Marin's Government: "Inclusive and competent Finland – a socially, economically and ecologically sustainable society".

Finland's EU policy

Finland's EU policy

The basic stance of Finland’s EU policy is to further develop the European Union and to promote growth, stability and security in Europe. Finland is an active, pragmatic and result-oriented Member State.

 

Finnish Government

Finnish Government

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.

About the Government

Government in office

Government in office

On 10 December 2019, the President of the Republic appointed Prime Minister Sanna Marin’s Government, which is Finland’s 76th government. Marin’s Government is formed by the Social Democratic Party, the Centre Party, the Greens, the Left Alliance and the Swedish People's Party of Finland. The Government has 19 ministers.

Prime Minister Marin's Government

Finnish Governments

Finnish Governments

Search information on the Finnish Governments, their compositions and Government Programmes throughout Finland’s independence – as of 1917.

Governments and ministers since 1917

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