International Labour Organization - A Century in the Pursuit of Social Justice
International Geneva will experience a historical moment this year when the ILO celebrates its Centenary. This moment provides an opportune moment to pause, reflect and recall all the steps taken and look ahead. The ILO’s topical issue for the Centenary is the future of work.
Postal voting 2019: order voting documents (ID 379861)
A possibility to vote by post will be introduced in the parliamentary elections of spring 2019. This means that eligible voters who reside abroad permanently (expatriate Finns) and eligible voters who reside in Finland but are abroad at the time of the elections may vote by post. Advance voting will be arranged at Finnish diplomatic and consular missions abroad in the same manner as before.
Finland to provide over €3 million in support to ITC
The government of Finland and the International Trade Centre (ITC) today concluded an agreement that will see Helsinki provide €3.06 million in funding to support ITC’s work to foster inclusive growth, development, and job creation through trade. Three-year grant not tied to specific projects; to emphasise value addition, inclusive and green trade.
Missions of Finland and Estonia in WTO Public Forum: Panel discussion about Digital trade and Cyber Security
As a part of WTO Public Forum the Permanent Missions of Finland and Estonia welcome You to a panel discussion: Digital Trade and Cyber Security: Catalysts for Development? The session will be held on Thursday 4 October from 8.30 to 10 AM at Centre William Rappard, Room W.
Government of Finland announced the candidature of Petteri Taalas for the Secretary General of World Meteorological Organisation
Minister of Transport and Communications Ms. Anne Berner arrived to Geneva on 21th June to announce that the government of Finland is glad to nomitate the current Secretary General of World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Petteri Taalas as a candidate to seek for a reappointment for the next four-year-term from 2020 to 2023.
Finland elected to membership of UNESCO Executive Board
On Wednesday 8 November 2017, Finland was elected to the Executive Board of UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. The four-year term will start in November 2017. The election was conducted by the Member States of UNESCO. This was the most important UN candidacy for Finland this year. All the Nordic countries supported Finland’s candidacy.
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