Policy

On Friday 21 September, the President of the Republic and the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy discussed issues relating to international crisis management. Finland will continue its active participation in international crisis management in line with the priorities set out in the Government Report...

20 Years International Prize of the Peace of Westphalia: At the anniversary in Münster on Saturday, whole countries were awarded for the first time with Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The three Baltic states share the 100,000 Euro prize with the Pathfinders who received this year’s Youth Prize. The Peace Prize is...

“The Nord Stream 2 pipeline is a bad deal for the European Union and a bad deal for Ukraine, and it should not go ahead,” the MFA deputy minister writes in an article published on Politico website. In the article, Deputy Minister Konrad Szymański stresses that “the EU’s focus should be on the...

Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini’s speech at the Baltic Sea Region Forum 2018, Turku, 14 May 2018. Let me thank the organizers of this 11th Baltic Sea Region Forum for putting together this event, and for inviting me to address the Forum. Centrum Balticum has established itself as a highly respected platform for...

“There is a huge, untapped potential for Polish-Danish cooperation in the area of high technologies,” said Deputy Foreign Minister Marek Magierowski in Copenhagen today. High on his visit’s agenda was participation in the Danish Maritime Days and talks at the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The deputy head of the...

The 9th Annual Forum of European Union Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region will take place on 4–5 June in Tallinn Creative Hub (Kultuurikatel), which will host nearly 700 participants from Estonia and Europe. The main topic to be discussed is the Baltic Sea region after the year 2020. At the Forum the study “EU Strategy...

The Estonian government will focus more on reducing obstacles hindering foreign investments and on increasing the investment-friendliness of different regions of the country, was decided at yesterday’s meeting of the Economic Development Committee of the government.* According to Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, all...

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