Panel discussed European security and Finland’s Foreign and Security Policy Report at Tampere University
As part of the preparation of a new Foreign and Security Policy Report, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs is organising a series of panel discussions on topical foreign and security policy questions in cooperation with Finnish universities in spring 2020. At the University of Tampere on 12 February, the event was entitled ‘Security in Europe’.
Minister Ville Skinnari to Brussels to discuss the EU's new Africa Strategy
EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell Fontelles and EU Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen have invited EU development ministers to discuss the new EU Strategy for Africa at an informal lunch in Brussels on 13 February. Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade Ville Skinnari will represent Finland at the meeting.
Discretionary government transfers granted for civil society organisations’ Europe information in 2020
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs has granted EUR 420,000 in discretionary government transfers to 20 civil society organisations’ (CSOs) Europe information. The total number of supported projects is 22.