Deadline for Entries for the UN Slavery Memorial is Mid-December
Finland is one of the Member States of the United Nations that is supporting the erection of a permanent memorial to remind the world of the tragedy of the transatlantic slave trade, and the legacy of slavery. The Caribbean Community and the African Union are the primary movers in this project.
Finland Supports Partner Countries' Participation in Busan High Level Forum
Finland’s development partner countries will be able to participate in the 4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan, thanks in part to support from Finland for trips to Korea. Finland is providing €100 000 for the trips. Funds are channelled through the Asian Development Bank.
Finland Cooperates with Central America in Eradicating Poverty
Finland is engaged with the SICA (Sistema de la integración centroamericana, Central American Integration System) countries in Central America in ongoing dialogues on the eradication of poverty. This is one of the central themes in Finland’s regional development cooperation.
Finland Helps Improve the Financial Situation of the UN
Finland has been thanked by the UN for being one of the countries that have met all of their financial obligations to the Organization in full and on time. The UN Secretary-General’s Report of 18 October 2011 Improving the financial situation of the United Nations (1/66/521) states that the only way to ensure a more stable financial base for the work of the UN is for all Member States to meet their financial obligations.
20 Years of Finland Supporting the African Capacity Building Foundation
Finland has been funding the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) since 1991. The Head of the Unit for Southern Africa of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jorma Suvanto, attended the 20th Annual Meeting of the ACBF Board of Governors last month. The meeting was held in Arusha, Tanzania between 7th and 10th of September 2011.
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