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International climate change negotiations continue on 8 May in Bonn
Press release | Published: 2017-05-29

The negotiations under the UN Convention on Climate Change continue in Bonn on 8–18 May 2017. The main focus of the meeting of the senior officials is on accelerating the implementation of the Paris A......

Climate and air > International climate change negotiations continue on 8 May in Bonn
Finland aims for simpler EU legislation on construction products
Press release | Published: 2017-04-11

The Government key project concerning less and simpler regulation proceeded to the EU level as Finland gave a proposal for amending the EU Construction Products Regulation. The problems in the current......

Building > Finland aims for simpler EU legislation on construction products
Minister Tiilikainen: “Phase-down of hydrofluorocarbons an important step in curbing climate change”
Press release | Published: 2017-03-24

The international agreement reached in October 2016 on limiting the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) is moving towards national implementation....

Climate and air > Minister Tiilikainen: “Phase-down of hydrofluorocarbons an important step in curbing climate change”
EU Environment Ministers agree on the reform of the Emission Trading Directive
Press release | Published: 2017-03-02

On 28 February the EU Ministers of the Environment adopted a negotiation position on the revision of the emission trading system (ETS). Finland’s representative at the meeting was Minister of Agricult......

Climate and air > EU Environment Ministers agree on the reform of the Emission Trading Directive
Minister Tiilikainen: Finland to achieve carbon-neutrality by 2045
Press release | Published: 2017-02-21

Finland has every opportunity to serve as a model country in climate and energy policy, says Minister of Agriculture and the Environment Kimmo Tiilikainen. Making use of the available and new solution......

Climate and air > Minister Tiilikainen: Finland to achieve carbon-neutrality by 2045
The Finnish Shepherd Weeks concept is pursuing the award for the best European landscape project
Press release | Published: 2017-02-14

The Shepherd Weeks concept established by Metsähallitus Parks & Wildlife Finland unit was selected as the best landscape project in Finland in 2016 and will now be in the running for the Landscape Awa......

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Discover nature together during the European Heritage Days
Press release | Published: 2017-02-08

‘Discover Nature Together’ is the theme for the European Heritage Days 2017 in Finland. The year is opened today in an event held at the Ministry of the Environment. In the opening ceremony, the winne......

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Finnish Nature League’s Wolf Ambassadors Win Biodiversity Award 2015-2016
Press release | Published: 2017-02-07

The Wolf Ambassadors of the Finnish Nature League - Luonto-Liitto won the Biodiversity Award 2015-2016 of the IUCN National Committee of Finland. The Wolf Ambassadors were awarded on 7 February 2017 i......

Nature > Finnish Nature League’s Wolf Ambassadors Win Biodiversity Award 2015-2016
International environmental protection event kicks off in Finland
Press release | Published: 2017-02-03

Finland has been exceptionally successful in securing funding for two extensive environmental protection projects by applying for the new type of financing provided through the EU’s LIFE fund. Between......

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National park to Hossa to celebrate Finland's 100 years of independence
Press release | Published: 2016-12-15

The Government has given a legislative proposal concerning the designation of areas in Hossa, Suomussalmi as the 40th national park in Finland. The new national park is part of Finland’s centenary ce......

Nature > National park to Hossa to celebrate Finland's 100 years of independence
EUR 148,000 allocated to experimental projects promoting the digitalisation of the built environment and construction sector
Press release | Published: 2016-12-14

The KIRA-digi project has allocated a total of EUR 148,000 to six experimental projects promoting the digitalisation of the built environment and construction sector. The focus areas of these projects......

Building > EUR 148,000 allocated to experimental projects promoting the digitalisation of the built environment and construction sector
High-level segment started the biodiversity conference in Cancun
Press release | Published: 2016-12-05

The 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 13), ongoing in Cancun, Mexico, aims to speed up the work done to halt the loss of biological diversity......

Nature > High-level segment started the biodiversity conference in Cancun
Finland ratifies the Paris Agreement
Press release | Published: 2016-11-14

Finland is now among the countries which have ratified the Paris climate change agreement as our ratification document was delivered to the UN Secretary-General in New York on Monday 14 November. This......

Climate and air > Finland ratifies the Paris Agreement
Paris Climate Change Agreement enters into force today – Marrakesh Climate Change Conference starts on Monday
Press release | Published: 2016-11-04

The UN climate change negotiations continue in Marrakesh, Morocco on 7-18 November. The nations of the world meet in Marrakesh in a situation where the Paris Climate Change Agreement has just entered ......

Climate and air > Paris Climate Change Agreement enters into force today – Marrakesh Climate Change Conference starts on Monday
Help Find Finland’s Best Biodiversity Input 2015–2016
Press release | Published: 2016-10-17

The best input for halting the loss of biodiversity is being looked for again in Finland. The National Committee of Finland of IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature needs your help in f......

Nature > Help Find Finland’s Best Biodiversity Input 2015–2016
Finnish delegation headed by Minister Tiilikainen to attend the UN Conference on Sustainable Urban Development
Press release | Published: 2016-10-12

Finland participates in the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development in Quito, Ecuador on 17–20 October 2016. At the Conference the states will agree on a New Urban Agend......

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Combating homelessness turns to prevention – pilot for apartment insurance starts
Press release | Published: 2016-10-10

The focus on reducing homelessness is turning to prevention in accordance with the programme approved by the Government. One aspect of prevention is the new insurance coverage for apartments, which wi......

Housing > Combating homelessness turns to prevention – pilot for apartment insurance starts
EU Ministers agree to fast-track ratification of Paris agreement
Press release | Published: 2016-10-05

EU Ministers for the Environment agreed to speed up the process for the ratification of Paris agreement during an extraordinary Environment Council meeting on 30 September 2016 in Brussels. Agreement ......

Climate and air > EU Ministers agree to fast-track ratification of Paris agreement
Something new on the Ministry of the Environment Instagram account
News | Published: 2016-08-12

This week the ministry's Instagram account will be taken over by Janni Laakso, who will post her own photos on the account for the whole week. This visit by Laakso, the winner of the 2015 #munympärist......

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Minister Tiilikainen presents Finland's model for sustainable development in the UN
Press release | Published: 2016-07-15

Minister of Agriculture and the Environment Kimmo Tiilikainen will present Finland's model for sustainable development at a High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, which will be held at......

Consumption and production > Minister Tiilikainen presents Finland's model for sustainable development in the UN

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