Foreign policy and defence

Finland must implement proactive foreign and security policies

Today’s security policy situation is the most tense it has been since the Second World War. The risks that this implies must be taken seriously, and yet we must not turn inwards. In our increasingly insecure international circumstances, it is important for Finland to be a proactive global participator. Our security is reinforced by our

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Foreign policy and defence

Our shared Nordic region

Our opportunities for developing Nordic collaboration are better than they have been for a long time. Our NATO membership will automatically lead to increased defence cooperation, and now there are possibilities for increased Nordic collaboration within other sectors, too. A strong Nordic region that acts as one generates stability and helps to reinforce the rule

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Foreign policy and defence

The EU is important for Finland

The world order is shifting. Russia and China are striving to create spheres of influence. It is important for Finland and other democracies to join forces. SFP knows that the best way to make Finland’s voice heard is through the European Union. Finland must be a proactive and constructive actor within the EU. We must

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Foreign policy and defence

We fulfill our international duties

In our aid policy, we must promote the rule of law, democracy and the development good, open government. A functioning democracy, human rights and an active civil society are prerequisites for sustainable social development. In its future aid policy, Finland must emphasise the rights of girls and women, including their right to an education. Our

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