In his speech at the opening of Parliament on Wednesday, President Sauli Niinistö shared thoughts on the ongoing pandemic, Russia, the U.S. presidential election, the Arctic, and more.
Matti Vanhanen is currently the speaker of the parliament. He is also the former prime minister, who served between 2003-2010.
The source of the infection is being traced.
Research from Rasmus Mannerström (University of Helsinki) and colleagues explores political opinions of young people in Finland.
Interview with Finns Party Chair Jussi Halla-aho: ‘EU Acted Irresponsibly by Outsourcing Border Control to Turkey’
We spoke with the leader of the opposition about the current crisis on the border between Greece and Turkey.
Sanna Marin Appointed as Prime Minister of Finland; ‘We Want to Strengthen Equality, Education and Skills,’ Marin Says
She was elected in the parliament’s plenary session by votes 99-70 on Tuesday afternoon.
She was elected in the SDP’s party board meeting on Sunday evening.
Here’s how the events unfolded on Tuesday.
On Saturday afternoon, the state leadership laid wreath at the National Memorial to the Winter War at Kasarmitori Square in Helsinki to commemorate the start of the war.
“For us, the most important thing is to get more daylight after work and after school.”
Parliament Holds a Moment of Silence to Commemorate the Victims in Kuopio; Ministry of Interior Recommends Flying the Flag at Half-Mast on Thursday
“The grief is greatest when one cannot never again hold hands with their nearest,” said Tuula Haatainen, the first deputy speaker of the parliament.
After an exciting and speculation-filled night, here are the final results.
We have put together a quick rundown of Finland’s main political parties, their central tenets and key policies on the agenda for the upcoming election.
Police Detain Eight for Climbing the Pillars of the Parliament – View The Action From Inside the Building
We caught the action from inside of the Parliament Building.
The parties in the opposition suggested that the parliament holds a no-confidence vote after opposing Soini’s views on abortion.
As much as 15 percent of the Finnish youth have not graduated from an upper secondary school before reaching the age of 25.
Protesters gather in front of the Finlandia Hall to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Sipilä.Protesters gather in front of the Finlandia Hall to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Sipilä.
From the viewpoint of criminal justice, the current legislation already provides an opportunity to deport because of minor acts.
The parties of the Finnish parliament signed a charter against racism on Wednesday. They also indulged into lengthy discussion about racism as a phenomenon.
“I request to temporary resign from the Finns parliamentary group till the middle of October,” says Olli Immonen, the controversial member of the Finns party.
“Every person is of equal human value and has his or her own important place in our society. This applies both to native-born Finns and to those members of our community who have come here from elsewhere,” said Juha Sipilä, the speaker of the parliament.
The parliament decided today that a student will have right to student aid while studying for a second degree as well.