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Confirmed results of Finland's European elections now available online

12.6.2024 19.36
The recount of votes cast in the 2024 elections to the European Parliament (European elections) conducted in Finland has been completed. The results of the vote recount are now available in the Result Service of the Ministry of Justice.

Election day for the European elections is Sunday 9 June 2024

7.6.2024 9.47
Sunday 9 June is the election day for the elections to the European Parliament, or the European elections. On Sunday, polling stations will be open from 9.00 to 20.00. Preliminary results of the election conducted in Finland will be published on the evening of the election day starting at 20.00.

The Civil Society Organisations Strategy outlines the development of the operating conditions of non-governmental organisations

6.6.2024 14.00
The Government has adopted a resolution on the Civil Society Organisations Strategy. With the help of the strategy, the Government will promote independent fund-raising activities by CSOs, develop government grant activities concerning CSOs and dismantle bureaucracy that burdens them.

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Leena Meri
Leena Meri
Minister of Justice
Anna-Kaisa Ikonen
Anna-Kaisa Ikonen
Minister of Local and Regional Government,
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