Finland sends school busses to Ukraine

7.12.2022 6.59
Picture: European Union 2022
On Wednesday 7 December, Finland sent buses to Ukraine to be used to transport children and young people to school. This donation is part of the European Commission’s solidarity campaign. Russia’s war of aggression has affected an estimated 5.7 million schoolchildren in Ukraine with many schools having been destroyed in bombing.

Nordic cooperation in civil preparedness is now more important than ever before

2.12.2022 13.57
On 2 December 2022, ministers responsible for civil preparedness or their deputies from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Iceland and Finland met in Reykjavik in the framework of so-called Haga cooperation. State Secretary Akseli Koskela from the Ministry of the Interior represented Finland at the meeting.

Minister of the Interior Krista Mikkonen and civil society organisations discussed youth crime and gang activity

1.12.2022 8.58
Round table meeting participants.
Parties engaged with young people through preventive work and authorities participated in minister Mikkonen’s round table meeting.
On 30.11., Minister of the Interior Krista Mikkonen and experts in several fields discussed youth crime and the emergence of gangs and gang crime. The round table meeting included experts by experience, parties engaged with young people through preventive work and authorities.

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