Civil society organisations’ development communications and global education projects supported with EUR 1.4 million
Following the decision of Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Anne-Mari Virolainen, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs has granted EUR 1.4 million to civil society organisations' (CSOs) development communications and global education projects in Finland. In this call for proposals, project support will be granted to 14 CSOs.
Chairmanship of the Arctic Council nearing its conclusion
The last plenary meeting of the Finnish Chairmanship reviewed the reports and recommendations of the Arctic Council’s Working Groups, discussed cooperation between Working Groups and Observers, and prepared the Declaration of the Ministerial meeting. Representatives of all of the eight Arctic States and six Permanent Participant organisations representing indigenous peoples, as well as observers from Europe, Asia and international organisations, attended the meeting.
Finland supports the schooling of the most vulnerable children in Myanmar
Finland supports the follow-on financing of the World Bank’s Decentralizing Funding to Schools Project in Myanmar. The project improves the quality of basic education in different parts of Myanmar, especially aiming to support the schooling of the most vulnerable children.