Finland's EU policy

Current issues

MSH and MEAE informs
Social rights, fair working life and occupational health and safety on the agenda at ministerial meeting in Luxembourg

14.10.2021 15.05
The Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO) will meet in Luxembourg on Friday 15 October. Finland’s representatives at the meeting will be Minister of Employment Tuula Haatainen and Minister of Social Affairs and Health Hanna Sarkkinen.

Legislative proposal related to the Smart Borders Package to Parliament

14.10.2021 14.36
The Government has submitted to Parliament a government proposal for supplementary legislation on the Entry/Exit System (EES) and the European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS). The purpose of the proposal is to make amendments to the national legislation as required by the relevant European Parliament and Council regulations. 

Finland submits its draft budgetary plan to the European Union

14.10.2021 14.04
On Thursday 14 October, Finland submitted its draft budgetary plan for next year to the European Commission.

Activities of the EU during the COVID-19 pandemic

Activities of the EU during the COVID-19 pandemic

The European Union adapts its activities and decision-making as required by the situation. This page provides information on the activities of the EU and on the preparation of EU affairs at the national level in exceptional circumstances.

Activities of the EU during the COVID-19 pandemic

EU climate package

EU climate package

It is the EU’s objective to be climate neutral by 2050. In July 2021, the European Commission presented the EU climate package, the so-called ‘Fit for 55 Package’, which will help the EU reach its emissions reduction target for 2030.

Finland and the EU climate package