FinlandFinland’s third EU Presidency period begins on 1 July 2019.
The current presidency trio, Romania, Finland and Croatia, have agreed on joint priority areas, which are Union for jobs, growth and competitiveness, energy union, freedom and security, protecting citizens and Union as global actor. Towards Open, Fair and Sustainable Europe in the world – Presidency Project aims to have sustainability, development cooperation, human rights and the role of civil society at the heart of EU policy.
During the Finland’s presidency we’ll organize a large international Beyond Growth Conference in Helsinki. The conference challenges the current EU agenda prioritising jobs and growth and calls EU decision makers to give priority for social well-being and planetary boundaries in the economic policy making.
Fingo is an umbrella organisation for NGOs working on development cooperation, sustainable development and global citizenship education.
”CSOs need to share experiences across Europe for successful stories and best practices”, and we are fully on-board with this reflection input that resulted after the Civil Society Forum Session, within the International Conference on Agenda 2030:...
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) won a narrow victory in Finland’s general election on Sunday. The race between different parties was very tight as SDP got 17.7 percent of the vote and 40 seats in the 200-seat parliament, and the second biggest party, the far-right...
International Civil Society Week (ICSW) is a global gathering for civil society to connect, debate and create shared solutions. This year over 1,000 participants from all over the world gathered in Belgrade, Serbia to discuss and learn about The power of Togetherness,...
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