Permanent Mission of Finland, Geneva
The Permanent Mission of Finland in Geneva represents Finland and promotes its priorities in the international organizations, conferences and processes based in Geneva. The Mission thus works to strengthen the requirements for the security and well-being of Finland and in order to create a world that is safer and more just.
Civil society organisations had a discussion on Finland’s objectives and priorities at the UN Human Rights Council’s summer session with the Foreign Minister
On 18 May, representatives of civil society organisations met with Minister for Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto to discuss Finland’s objectives and priorities at the 50th regular session of the UN Human Rights Council, which will convene in Geneva on 13 June–8 July 2022. Nearly 40 CSOs had sent their representatives to the consultation event organised at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. The event was chaired by Ambassador for Human Rights and Democracy Rauno Merisaari.
34th Special Session of the Human Rights Council on the deteriorating human rights situation in Ukraine stemming from the Russian aggression
Statement by Finland delivered by DPR Sari Lehtiranta
Discussions on trade and circular economy transition continued in 2021
The Permanent Mission of Finland to Geneva hosted a six-part webinar series focusing on circular economy and trade during 2021. The webinar series served as a continuation of past activities on circular economy transition, sustainable recovery during and after COVID19 pandemic and ways trade policy can support and enable simultaneously both the transition and the efforts to rebuild economies in a more sustainable way.