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Finland could have a stronger role in addressing the learning crisis in developing countries17.8.2018
Finland’s competence in the education sector is of the highest standard around the world. This should also be more strongly reflected in the priorities and funding of development cooperation, a new report suggests.
Meeting of US and Russian Presidents provided Helsinki and Finland with significant media exposure
Finland was mainly viewed in a positive or neutral light in international online articles and social media discussions. A recent media analysis shows that Helsinki succeeded well in seizing the opportunity to bask in the spotlight of the international media.
Ilkka Räisänen to join the EBRD Board of Directors
Next autumn, Counsellor for Foreign Affairs Ilkka Räisänen will take up a position at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the EBRD. Finland is proposing Räisänen for the position of Alternate Director in the EBRD Board of Directors. Since Räisänen has lived and worked in many of the Bank's countries of operation, his earlier experience will be useful.