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Prime Minister Juha Sipilä to lead the Finnish National Commission on Sustainable Development
The Finnish Government has appointed the Finnish National Commission on Sustainable Development with a new composition. Prime Minister Juha Sipilä starts as the Chair of the Commission and the Minister of Agriculture and the Environment Kimmo Tiilikainen as the Deputy Chair. Counsellor Annika Lindblom from the Ministry of the Environment serves as the Secretary General of the Commission, starting 1 October. One of the most important tasks of the Commission in the coming years will be participating in the monitoring and assessment of the national implementation of the new UN Agenda for Sustainable Development and its goals.