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Minister Tiilikainen in Cancun: We need to do more for nature 2016-12-05
Minister of Agriculture and the Environment of Finland, Mr Kimmo Tiilikainen, stressed the common need to do more for the well-being of biodiversity in his address at the High Level Luncheon Event on Biodiversity and Sustainable Development in Cancun, Mexico, on Friday 2nd December. The event was held as part of the High level Segment of the thirteenth Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 13).
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Nitrogen emissions from ships restricted in the Baltic Sea and North Sea 2016-10-28
The Marine Environment Protection Committee of the International Maritime Organization IMO approved the designation of the Baltic Sea and the North Sea as an emission control area for nitrogen oxides (NECA) on 27th October 2016.
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Something new on the Ministry of the Environment Instagram account 2016-08-15
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 #munympäristö ("my environment") photo contest, is a new addition to the ministry's communication.
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Minister Tiilikainen to visit Mexico on a trade mission on 28 November–1 December 2016-11-28
Minister of Agriculture and the Environment Kimmo Tiilikainen, accompanied by a business delegation, will visit Mexico on 28 November–1 December 2016. This is one of Team Finland export promotion visits.
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Minister Tiilikainen to visit Algeria on a trade mission on 20–21 November 2016-11-18
Minister of Agriculture and the Environment Kimmo Tiilikainen, accompanied by a business delegation, will visit Algeria on 20–21 November 2016, on the invitation of Abdeslam Chelgham, the Algerian Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fishing. This is one of Team Finland export promotion visits.
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Finland ratifies the Paris Agreement 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 was preceded by the ratification of the agreement at the Presidential Session on Friday 11 November.
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