Human rights prioritised in call for proposals for INGOs
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs announces a call for proposals aimed at international non-governmental organisations (INGOs). The call for proposals is open from 18 February to 21 March 2019. In this way, Finland will use development cooperation funds to support INGO development cooperation projects and the realisation of human rights.
Acceptance procedure for public documents is simplified in EU countries
The EU Regulation on simplifying the requirements for presenting certain public documents in the European Union will become applicable on 16 February 2019. The Regulation aims to reduce formalities and costs related to the acceptance of documents such as marriage and birth certificates.