Tag: Finland

Heads of government hold second meeting of dialogue on #InvestmentCo-operation between #Kazakhstan and EU

Heads of government hold second meeting of dialogue on #InvestmentCo-operation between #Kazakhstan and EU

| October 16, 2019

Prime Minister Askar Mamin held a meeting with the heads of diplomatic missions of the European Union member states accredited in Kazakhstan as part of the Dialogue platform on the further development of investment co-operation. The parties discussed the results of the work done during three months after the first meeting on pressing issues of […]

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#Frontex – European Union signs agreement with Montenegro on border management co-operation

#Frontex – European Union signs agreement with Montenegro on border management co-operation

| October 7, 2019

Today (7 October), the European Union signed an agreement with Montenegro on border management co-operation between Montenegro and the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex). The agreement was signed on behalf of the EU by Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos and Maria Ohisalo, minister of the interior of Finland and president […]

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EU #5G risk assessment nears completion

EU #5G risk assessment nears completion

| October 4, 2019

Finland president Sauli Niinistö revealed a risk assessment of 5G systems which aims to yield a common security approach for European Union (EU) member states will wrap within two weeks’ time. During a press conference with US President Donald Trump, Niinistö said the assessment will help determine “which kind of tools we need to protect […]

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#FinnishPresidency outlines priorities to European Parliament committees

#FinnishPresidency outlines priorities to European Parliament committees

| September 24, 2019

Ministers are outlining the priorities of the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU to parliamentary committees, in a series of meetings. Finland holds the Presidency of the Council until the end of 2019. The first series of hearings took place in July. A second set of hearings is taking place in September. This […]

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#GlobalStrikeForClimate – Mayors representing 8,000 European cities call for climate proofing of EU and national budgets

#GlobalStrikeForClimate – Mayors representing 8,000 European cities call for climate proofing of EU and national budgets

| September 20, 2019

For the global strike for climate (20-27 September), city leaders representing the European Covenant of Mayors and the 8,000 member cities have come together to demand the climate proofing of budgets at an EU and national level. Climate proofing budgets is the best way of ensuring that everything possible is done to meet the EU’s […]

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Finnish PM tells Johnson that EU won’t reopen #Brexit deal

Finnish PM tells Johnson that EU won’t reopen #Brexit deal

| August 21, 2019

Finland’s Prime Minister Antti Rinne told his British counterpart Boris Johnson that the European Union would not renegotiate the Brexit deal, a spokesman for Rinne said on Tuesday (20 August), writes Gabriela Baczynska. Finland holds the EU’s rotating presidency and Johnson is making a renewed push to persuade the bloc to revisit the divorce treaty. […]

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Commissioners Avramopoulos, Jourová and King in #Helsinki for informal meeting of Justice and Home Affairs Ministers

Commissioners Avramopoulos, Jourová and King in #Helsinki for informal meeting of Justice and Home Affairs Ministers

| July 17, 2019

Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos (pictured), Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Commissioner Věra Jourová and Security Union Commissioner Julian King will attend the informal meeting of Justice and Home Affairs Ministers on 18 and 19 July 2019 in Helsinki. On Thursday morning (18 July), Home Affairs ministers will discuss the future of EU internal security and the […]

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