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Finland condemns the use of chemical weapons in Syria

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Economics, Energy, English, Europe, European Union, Finland, Government of Finland, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia  /  Comments Off on Finland condemns the use of chemical weapons in Syria

MIL OSI Europe – Source: Government of Finland Headline: Finland condemns the use of chemical weapons in Syria Reports have been received of a chemical weapons attack in the town of Khan Shaykhun in north-western Syria. Finland has strongly condemned this attack, made on 4 April, which violates international obligations. “The UN Security Council should assume […]

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Speech by Minister Soini at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding establishing the European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Business, Economics, Energy, English, Europe, European Union, Finland, Government of Finland, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia, Security, Sweden, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on Speech by Minister Soini at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding establishing the European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats

MIL OSI Europe – Source: Government of Finland Headline: Speech by Minister Soini at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding establishing the European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats Speech by Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland Mr Timo Soini at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding establishing the European Centre of […]

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Peace cannot be achieved alone

By   /  April 11, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Economics, English, Europe, European Union, Finland, Government of Finland, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia, Security  /  Comments Off on Peace cannot be achieved alone

MIL OSI Europe – Source: Government of Finland Headline: Peace cannot be achieved alone The third National Dialogues Conference held in Helsinki brought together 250 mediation actors. The main theme was the impact of regional and local actions on national dialogues. Foreign Minister’s Special Representative on Mediation Pekka Haavisto opened the Conference. Photo: Riku Isohella […]

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Publication of figures on 2016 Official Development Assistance

By   /  April 11, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Denmark, Economics, English, Europe, European Commission, European Union, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Norway, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on Publication of figures on 2016 Official Development Assistance

MIL OSI Europe – Source: European Commission Headline: Publication of figures on 2016 Official Development Assistance What do the figures show? Preliminary OECD figures show that Official Development Assistance (ODA) provided by the EU and its Member States has reached €75.5 billion in 2016. This constitutes an 11% increase compared to 2015 levels. The EU’s […]

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New Heads of Mission to Bern, Kabul and Madrid

By   /  April 11, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Economics, Energy, English, Europe, European Union, Finland, Government of Finland, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia, Security  /  Comments Off on New Heads of Mission to Bern, Kabul and Madrid

MIL OSI Europe – Source: Government of Finland Headline: New Heads of Mission to Bern, Kabul and Madrid At the presidential session on Friday 7 April, the President of the Republic appointed Counsellor for Foreign Affairs Timo Rajakangas to serve as Head of Mission in Bern, Counsellor for Foreign Affairs Hannu Ripatti to serve as […]

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Finland gives more support to Syria – the international community is committed to helping Syria and neighbouring countries

By   /  April 11, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Economics, English, Europe, European Union, Finland, Government of Finland, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Russia, Scandinavia  /  Comments Off on Finland gives more support to Syria – the international community is committed to helping Syria and neighbouring countries

MIL OSI Europe – Source: Government of Finland Headline: Finland gives more support to Syria – the international community is committed to helping Syria and neighbouring countries Press Release 61/20175 April 2017 The international community meets in Brussels on 5 April to discuss the situation in Syria, the effects of the crisis on the region […]

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Finland’s human rights records raise interest among other countries

By   /  April 11, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Economics, English, Europe, European Union, Finland, Government of Finland, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia  /  Comments Off on Finland’s human rights records raise interest among other countries

MIL OSI Europe – Source: Government of Finland Headline: Finland’s human rights records raise interest among other countries Questions from representatives of foreign embassies promise Finland challenging moments in the UN Human Rights Council dialogue in May. The large audience was especially interested in the rights of asylum seekers and the prevention of violence against […]

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Highest number of advance voters in Spain

By   /  April 10, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Economics, English, Europe, European Union, Finland, Government of Finland, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia  /  Comments Off on Highest number of advance voters in Spain

MIL OSI Europe – Source: Government of Finland Headline: Highest number of advance voters in Spain Press release 64/201707 April 2017 A total of 9,409 persons visited the Finnish diplomatic missions abroad to cast their votes in the advance voting of the municipal elections. The number is higher than in the municipal elections of 2012, […]

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Chemical attack in Syria and US air strike discussed at the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy

By   /  April 10, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Economics, English, Europe, European Union, Finland, Government of Finland, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia  /  Comments Off on Chemical attack in Syria and US air strike discussed at the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy

MIL OSI Europe – Source: Government of Finland Headline: Chemical attack in Syria and US air strike discussed at the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy Government Communications Department Press release 156/2017 7 April 2017 On Friday 7 April, the President of the Republic and the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy discussed […]

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Foreign Ministry illuminates its main building to honour the victims of terrorism

By   /  April 9, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Economics, English, Europe, European Union, Finland, Government of Finland, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia, Security, Sweden  /  Comments Off on Foreign Ministry illuminates its main building to honour the victims of terrorism

MIL OSI Europe – Source: Government of Finland Headline: Foreign Ministry illuminates its main building to honour the victims of terrorism Press Release 66/2017 8 April 2017 The Ministry for Foreign Affairs will illuminate the seaside façade of its main building Merikasarmi in blue and yellow tonight as a mark of respect for the victims […]

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Minister answered a written question about Finnfund’s tax responsibility

By   /  April 8, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Economics, English, Europe, European Union, Finland, Government of Finland, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia  /  Comments Off on Minister answered a written question about Finnfund’s tax responsibility

MIL OSI Europe – Source: Government of Finland Headline: Minister answered a written question about Finnfund’s tax responsibility Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Kai Mykkänen answered Member of Parliament Touko Aalto’s written question concerning Finnfund’s tax responsibility. In his answer the Minister emphasised the importance of development results, transparency and dialogue. In mid-March Finnwatch […]

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Kyrgyzstan’s Foreign Minister Erlan Abdyldaev to visit Finland

By   /  April 7, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Economics, English, Europe, European Union, Finland, Government of Finland, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia  /  Comments Off on Kyrgyzstan’s Foreign Minister Erlan Abdyldaev to visit Finland

MIL OSI Europe – Source: Government of Finland Headline: Kyrgyzstan’s Foreign Minister Erlan Abdyldaev to visit Finland Press release 63/20176 April 2017 Minister for Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan Erlan Abdyldaev will visit Finland on 11 April and meet Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini. The subjects of their discussions will include the relations between Finland […]

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