Era of new cooperation - The Contribution of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland to Strengthen Multilateral Cooperation

Strengthening multilateral cooperation is a key long-standing objective of Finland's foreign policy. Tackling cross-border challenges, many of which are still unknown, requires cooperation based on a rules-based approach and international law.

Based on Finland's special expertise, the document lists some of the areas that the Ministry for Foreign Affairs will prioritise in its multilateral activities in the coming years. The priority areas are as follows: equal rights and participation, climate and environmental change, sharing responsibility in the new information environment, peace and security through expertise, just and democratic world, and smart societies of the future.