As an active member of UNESCO since 1956, Finland’s steady contributions, both Financially and Expertise, throughout the years to the organisation has been greatly essential and enduring.
With the Vision that echoes Towards 2030 through Action
Finland has announced its Candidacy for the Executive Board of UNESCO for the term 2017–2021. It’s candidacy is supported by all Nordic Countries: Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
Finland’s objectives for its term in the executive Board of UNESCO will center to advance:
- Relevant and strong UNESCO
- Sustainable development
- Lifelong learning
- Gender equality
- Freedom of expression
- Tangible and intangible heritage
Source: MFA of Finland