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International study: Finland is a leading country in the management of long-term homelessness

According to an international evaluation team, Finland's national programme to reduce long-term homelessness is one of the best examples in the world of how to apply the so-called Housing First principle to long-term homelessness. According to FEANTSA, the European Federation of National Organisations working with the Homeless, Finland is also the only country in the European Union where homelessness continues to decrease.

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International study: Finland is a leading country in the management of long-term homelessness

2015-02-10
According to an international evaluation team, Finland's national programme to reduce long-term homelessness is one of the best examples in the world of how to apply the so-called Housing First principle to long-term homelessness. According to FEANTSA, the European Federation of National Organisations working with the Homeless, Finland is also the only country in the European Union where homelessness continues to decrease.

Minister of the Environment Sanni Grahn-Laasonen: changes in the Arctic are not only a problem in the North

2015-02-05
“Changes in the Arctic region are not only a problem in the North. This is a globally significant process, the effects of which can already be seen in the Pacific Islands, the Netherlands and Bangladesh, for example,” said Minister of the Environment Sanni Grahn-Laasonen, who spoke at a seminar on Arctic change on Tuesday.
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