The steering group for the Baltic Sea and Integrated Maritime Policy is preparing a proposal for Finland’s new maritime policy. The steering group is chaired by State Secretary Paula Lehtomäki from the Prime Minister's Office.
Finland’s Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region
The Government endorsed Finland’s Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region in its plenary session on 2 November 2017. The strategy specifies how Finland plans to develop the Baltic Sea region in the near future.
Development of maritime policy »
The aim of active development work and cooperation is to create conditions for a sustainable growth of maritime sectors, improving the level of protection of the marine environment, and enhancing the cooperation and impact of actions by public authorities in maritime affairs.
Financing of maritime policy »
Financial support may be granted to maritime policy measures on the basis of a use plan endorsed by the Prime Minister’s Office.
EU’s Integrated Maritime Policy »
The aim of the Integrated Maritime Policy of the EU is to develop a more systematic approach to maritime affairs and enhance coordination between different policy sectors. The Prime Minister’s Office coordinates the Integrated Maritime Policy in Finland.
European Maritime Day »
European Maritime Day is an annual meeting point for Europe’s maritime community to network, discuss and forge joint action.
Our Ocean 2018 conference »
The Indonesian Government will host the fifth Our Ocean 2018 conference in Bali on 29 to 30 October.
Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals »
The UN General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals, i.e. Agenda 2030, in September 2015.