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Climate minister Tiilikainen: Finland’s carbon sinks should be recognized in the EU 2017-05-10
Minister Tiilikainen shares his views on video on the EU's proposal for land use, land use-change and forestry (LULUCF).
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Minister Tiilikainen met with Japanese Minister of the Environment Yamamoto 2017-03-09
Minister of the Environment Kouichi Yamamoto met with Finnish Minister of Agriculture and the Environment Mr. Kimmo Tiilikainen on 8 March.
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Mini-seminar: Options for enhancing the global governance landscape on plastic pollution 2017-01-11
Global plastic production is continuously increasing, but many countries lack adequate waste collection systems. The seminar, organized on 17 January in Helsinki, will explore how the United Nations system at present addresses plastic pollution and will provide insight into how existing conventions and other instruments can be better put to use.
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Minister for Housing, Energy and the Environment Kimmo Tiilikainen to visit China 2017-05-12
Minister Kimmo Tiilikainen will be on an export promotion visit to China on 15–18 May. In Beijing Minister Tiilikainen will be accompanied by a business delegation with representatives mainly from the environmental technology, building, bioeconomy and food sectors. After Beijing Minister Tiilikainen will visit Qingdao for the Wood from Finland Export Programme and Shanghai for the Food from Finland Programme.
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Erik Solheim, Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme, visits Finland 2017-05-03
Erik Solheim, the Norwegian Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), visits Finland on Wednesday 3 May, on invitation of the Minister of Agriculture and the Environment Kimmo Tiilikainen.
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The European Sustainable Development Network meets in Helsinki – a personal commitment by Minister Tiilikainen 2017-05-04
The European Sustainable Development Network met in Helsinki on Thursday and Friday 20–21 April. Experts from 18 countries came to the meeting to exchange views on the national implementation of the global Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development.
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