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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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#FinnishCouncilPresidency priorities debated in plenary

#FinnishCouncilPresidency priorities debated in plenary

| July 17, 2019

MEPs discussed the priorities of the incoming Finnish presidency with Prime Minister Antti Rinne and Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen. In his speech, Prime Minister Antti Rinne outlined that climate leadership, common values and the rule of law, competitiveness and social inclusion, and comprehensive security will be the focus of the Finnish presidency of the […]

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Commissioner Navracsics in #Finland to discuss links between #Culture and #Democracy

Commissioner Navracsics in #Finland to discuss links between #Culture and #Democracy

| July 9, 2019

Today (9 July), Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Tibor Navracsics (pictured) will be in Helsinki to attend the Finnish Presidency Conference on Creative Transformations – Culture for Democratic and Sustainable Europe.  Discussions will focus on the role of culture and creativity in strengthening democracy, sustainable development and values across European societies. The Commissioner will open the […]

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Commissioner Navracsics in Finland for #EUYouthConference

Commissioner Navracsics in Finland for #EUYouthConference

| July 3, 2019

Today (3 July), Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Commissioner Tibor Navracsics (pictured) will be in Finland to discuss the future perspectives for education and training of young workers at the closing session of the Helsinki Youth Conference organised by the Finnish Presidency of the EU and the European Commission. Debating with young people alongside Minister of […]

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#ClimateAction – Time to scale up

#ClimateAction – Time to scale up

| June 17, 2019

The Finnish presidency of the Council of the EU will place the fight against climate change high on its agenda. One of the challenges will be to unite the 28 member states around this fight and focus on the opportunities that a more sustainable Europe can provide for economic, social and environmental progress.  To underline the […]

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Vice President Katainen in Finland to discuss #FutureOfEurope and defence co-operation

Vice President Katainen in Finland to discuss #FutureOfEurope and defence co-operation

| May 27, 2019

European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen (pictured), responsible for jobs, growth, investment and competitiveness, is in Helsinki, Finland, today (27 May). He will deliver a keynote speech on the Future of Europe at the plenary assembly of the European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT), meet with the Board of The National Union of University Students […]

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