Ministries set up working group to coordinate fight against COVID-19 epidemic at border crossing points
In its written procedure on 13 July, the Government decided to establish an interministerial working group tasked with ensuring health security at border crossing points.
The Government is preparing for an increase in passenger numbers at Finland’s border crossing points, and, with this in mind, the decision aims to mitigate the epidemiological situation as effectively as possible as traffic picks up.
Prime Minister Marin participated in UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
The UN's annual High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) will convene virtually on 7–16 July. The meeting reviewed the global progress of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Prime Minister Sanna Marin and UN Secretary-General António Guterres gave a speech at the opening session of the meeting on 14 July.
Prime Minister's speech
Video presentation of Finland’s 2030 Agenda Voluntary National Review on YouTube
Finland at the forefront of international sustainable development comparisons
President approves amendments to Act on Care Services for Older Persons — minimum staffing level to be set for 24-hour care
Working group proposes maximum police response time
Prime Minister Marin participates in UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
Prime Minister Marin’s Government begins preparation of Government Report on the Future
The Programme of Prime Minister Sanna Marin's Government "Inclusive and competent Finland – a socially, economically and ecologically sustainable society" was submitted to Parliament in the form of a Government statement on 10 December 2019.
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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.
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