Finland sent medicines and medical supplies to Ukraine

25.5.2022 14.23
On 16 May, Finland sent medicines and medical supplies to Ukraine. The assistance was provided through the European Union Civil Protection Mechanism. According to the European Commission, Ukraine urgently needs medicines, fuel, back-up generators and water purification tablets.

Amendments to the Border Guard Act and the Emergency Powers Act help prepare for hybrid influence activities that exploit migration 

19.5.2022 15.40
The Ministry of the Interior has sent a draft government proposal on amending the Border Guard Act out for comments. The aim is to make the necessary amendments to the Border Guard Act to help prepare for hybrid influence activities that exploit migration, for example.

This spring Finns are more communal and information-seeking - better sense of safety and security, but the global outlook gives cause for concern

19.5.2022 11.01
This spring, people’s attitudes in Finland towards immigration, international assistance and EU cooperation have become more positive. The use of media has also increased significantly. At the moment, there appears to be a greater spirit of community among people, people seek more information and they appear to trust the authorities more than last year.