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Government Wins Vote of Confidence
20.2.2015
Prime Minister Alexander Stubb's government won a vote of confidence in the Parliament on Friday 20 February. MPs voted 98–87 in favour of the government. Read more »
Constitutional Law Committee Urges Changes to Health and Care Reform
19.2.2015
The Constitutional Law committee of the Eduskunta, Parliament of Finland, urges substantial changes to the social welfare and health care reform before it can be passed in the Parliament. Read more »
OSCE PA President calls for strict adherence to Ukraine ceasefire, deplores Debaltseve fighting
16.2.2015
OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President Ilkka Kanerva (MP, Finland) today urged all sides in the Ukraine conflict to adhere strictly to the ceasefire and expressed deep concern about the continuation of fighting in areas of eastern Ukraine, particularly around the town of Debaltseve. Read more »
Duuman puhemies Sergei Naryškin ja Ilkka Kanerva. Photo: OSCE PA
OSCE PA President meets Russian State Duma Chair Naryshkin in Moscow
12.2.2015
OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President Ilkka Kanerva (MP, Finland) met today with Russian State Duma Chairperson Sergey Naryshkin in Moscow for talks that focused on Russia’s role in international efforts to resolve the crisis in and around Ukraine. Read more »
OSCE PA President meets Verkhovna Rada Chair and Foreign Minister in Kyiv
6.2.2015
OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President Ilkka Kanerva (MP, Finland) met today with Verkhovna Rada Chairperson Volodymyr Groysman, Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin and other senior parliamentary and government officials in Kyiv for discussions that focused on the status of efforts to resolve the crisis in and around Ukraine. Read more »
Government Wins Vote of Confidence
6.2.2015
Prime Minister Alexander Stubb's government won a vote of confidence in the Parliament on Friday 6 February. MPs voted 97–81 in favour of the government. Read more »
Latvian President Visits Eduskunta
28.1.2015
President of Latvia Andris Bērziņš visited Parliament on Wednesday 28 January. He was welcomed by Speaker Eero Heinäluoma. Representatives from all the parliamentary groups participated in the discussions that were held during the visit. Read more »
OSCE PA President calls on Russia to close border with Ukraine
27.1.2015
OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President Ilkka Kanerva (MP, Finland) today called on Russia to close its international border with Ukraine to help counter the alarming increase in violence in eastern Ukraine in recent weeks. Read more »
Photo: Turkish Parliament
Senior OSCE PA delegation visits refugee camp on Turkey-Syria border
21.1.2015
A senior delegation from the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly led by President Ilkka Kanerva (MP, Finland) and human rights and humanitarian committee Chairperson Isabel Santos (MP, Portugal) today visited a refugee camp in Harran, Turkey, near the country’s border with Syria. Read more »
Sumuvuori’s mandate was checked by Deputy Speaker Pekka Ravi on Tuesday 13th January.
A New MP Started Her Work
14.1.2015
Ms Johanna Sumuvuori (Green League) started her work as Member of Parliament on Wednesday 14th January. She replaces Ms Anni Sinnemäki, who left Eduskunta, the Parliament of Finland, as she took over as Deputy Mayor of City of Helsinki. Read more »
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