Minister of Justice Antti Häkkänen: Estonia has important role in rule of law development in Eastern Europe
The rule of law, free elections, civil rights and market economy are behind the success of the states of Estonia and Finland, said Minister of Justice Antti Häkkänen today when speaking at the celebration of 100 years of Estonian Rule of Law in Tallinn. According to Minister Häkkänen, Estonia – freed from socialism in the 1990s – is the best example in Europe's recent history of success brought along by the adoption of new values.
Minister of Justice Antti Häkkänen in China: Violence against women and sexual harassment can be intervened in by sharing information
"Violence and other harassment against women and girls are serious problems both in Finland and in other countries. We should share information on the extent of the phenomenon and the different forms it takes so that we can plan and carry out effective measures to tackle the problem together," said Minister of Justice Antti Häkkänen when speaking in Beijing today, 2 February.