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European Heritage Days invites to explore arts and entertainment from the Baltic Sea to the Arctic Circle 2018-11-15
What kind of art makes you stop? What kind of entertainment makes you think? What makes you smile, laugh and feel? What brings a story to life and creates emotions? During 2019, emotional experiences will inspire us and lift us above the mundane, as Finland will celebrate the European Heritage Days with the theme ‘Exploring Arts and Entertainment`.By this theme we will also highlight the doing and experiencing of art, different forms of entertainment, and user perspectives.
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Finland published a new strategy for building a water-secure world 2018-08-22
The Finnish Water Way is Finland’s new strategy for building a water-secure world.
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The world needs a global deal on chemicals say ministers and vice-ministers from eight countries 2018-07-12
Chemicals are everywhere in our daily lives. Since 1950, more than 140 000 new chemicals and pesticides have been synthesized. Chemical substances have contributed greatly to our prosperity. However, many of them are not without risk. The sound management of chemicals and waste needs to be recognised as an essential part of sustainable development.
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United Nations Katowice Climate Change Conference to begin on 2 December – The Commission’s vision for the EU’s long-term climate strategy published today 2018-11-29
Parties to the UNFCCC will meet in Katowice, Poland 2 – 14 December to negotiate on rules related to the 2015 Paris Agreement. The rules apply to reporting and monitoring of emissions and emissions cuts as well as how the combined adequacy of climate measures is assessed and sped up. Current climate measures are not adequate to limit the rise of the Earth’s average temperature to less than 2 °C let alone less than 1.5°C
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Finnish automotive sector industry and the State conclude a Green Deal 2018-11-29
The Finnish automotive sector, Ministry of Transport and Communications and Ministry of the Environment concluded a voluntary Green Deal on 22 November 2018. The Green Deal for the benefit of the climate is part of the Society’s Commitment to Sustainable Development. The aim is to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in the transport sector.
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Countries all over the world seek means to halt loss of biodiversity – UN biodiversity conference starts in Egypt 2018-11-14
Delegations from more than 190 countries will convene in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt on 17–29 November at the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity. The key objective of the meeting in Egypt is to speed up and strengthen measures and commitments that protect the natural environment.
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