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Report: Democratic deficit among immigrants and multilingual Finns must be fixed

15.6.2022 12.01
The voice of immigrants and multilingual Finns is not being heard in decision-making and public debate. A report published today by the Advisory Board for Ethnic Relations (ETNO) examines what kind of barriers to participation and exerting influence in society there are among immigrants and multilingual Finns and presents solutions for removing them.

All companies, cooperatives and associations to be given the possibility to organise virtual meetings

21.4.2022 13.39
The Government proposes a legislative amendment that would provide all limited liability companies, limited liability housing companies, cooperatives and associations with the possibility to hold their meetings completely remotely. The aim is to improve the opportunities of shareholders and members to participate in the meetings.

Minister of Justice Henriksson: Finland supports work of the International Criminal Court in Ukraine to bring war criminals to justice

24.3.2022 16.29
"Russia's invasion of Ukraine is a blatant violation of international law. Finland is committed to supporting the work of the International Criminal Court to investigate international crimes committed in Ukraine in order to bring the perpetrators to justice,” Minister of Justice Anna-Maja Henriksson stressed at an international ministerial meeting today.

New Advisory Board on Civil Society Policy (KANE) appointed

27.1.2022 13.55
The Government appointed today a new Advisory Board on Civil Society Policy (KANE) for a four-year term from 27 January 2022 to 26 January 2026.

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Minister of Justice

Anna-Maja Henriksson
Anna-Maja Henriksson
Minister of Justice
Thomas Blomqvist
Thomas Blomqvist
Minister for Nordic Cooperation and Equality
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