Minister Tuppurainen visited Western Balkans to discuss EU integration and security situation in Europe

5.7.2022 15.18
Minister Tuppurainen at a meeting table
Minister for European Affairs and Ownership Steering Tytti Tuppurainen visited Kosovo, North Macedonia and Albania on 3–5 July. Minister Tuppurainen visited the region together with Thomas Byrne, Ireland’s Minister of State for European Affairs. The purpose of the visit was to promote the EU integration of Western Balkan countries and discuss the security situation in Europe.

Minister Tuppurainen to visit the Western Balkans

1.7.2022 16.12
Photo: Phil Behan
Minister for European Affairs and Ownership Steering Tytti Tuppurainen will visit Kosovo, North Macedonia and Albania on 3–5 July. The purpose of the visit is to discuss ways to accelerate the EU integration of the countries of the Western Balkans and the security situation in Europe. Minister Tuppurainen will visit the region together with Thomas Byrne, Ireland’s Minister of State for European Affairs.

Finland promotes water protection in UN Ocean Conference

30.6.2022 14.12
The United Nations Ocean Conference was held in Lisbon from 27 June to 1 July 2022. At the Conference, states pledged to contribute to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, especially that concerning life below water. Finland’s delegation was led by Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä. State Secretary Terhi Lehtonen and Permanent Secretary Juhani Damski attended the Conference as well.

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Sanna Marin
Sanna Marin
Prime Minister
Tytti Tuppurainen
Tytti Tuppurainen
Minister for European Affairs and Ownership Steering