Press Release 150/2013
11 July 2013
The new UN Strategy of the Finnish Foreign Service has been completed. The purpose of the new strategy is to help Finland promote the country’s goals in the UN more effectively. The new strategy has a strong emphasis on sustainable development, and it defines the themes Finland will pay special attention to in the near future.
At the practical level, the aim of Finland’s work in the UN is to create the preconditions for sustainable development by advancing four themes. These themes are:
Finland’s UN strategy will be launched at the SuomiAreena event in Pori on Wednesday, 17 July. The strategy will be presented by Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja.
Additional information: Katri Viinikka, Head of the Unit for UN and General Global Affairs, mobile tel. +358 40 753 2730, and Päivi Harju-Heikkilä, Press Attaché to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, mobile tel. +358 040 749 2687.