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Parliamentary Term Ended
The parliamentary term ended on Wednesday 15th April. The closing of the electoral period was officially announced by the President Sauli Niinistö. Read more »
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Continued cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region
Finnish MP Christina Gestrin represented the Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference (BSPC) at the XVI International Environmental Forum “Baltic Sea Day” in St. Petersburg on March 18-20, 2015. Gestrin emphasised the need to continue the environmental cooperation, despite political tension around the Baltic Sea. Read more »
Parliament in Recess until April Elections
Eduskunta, the Parliament of Finland, is in recess until the April 19 election. The last parliamentary session was on Saturday 14th March. Read more »
EU High Representative Mogherini Visits Eduskunta
Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, visited Eduskunta, the Parliament of Finland, on 5 March. Read more »
Social and Healthcare Reform Fails
The Constitutional Law committee of the Eduskunta, Parliament of Finland, has overthrown the reform of health and social care that has been under construction for several years. Read more »
Jens Stoltenberg and Eero Heinäluoma.
NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg Visits Parliament
The Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation NATO, Jens Stoltenberg, visited Eduskunta, the Parliament of Finland, on 5 March. Read more »
Speaker Eero Heinäluoma, the royal couple and the secretary general of the Parliament Seppo Tiitinen.
Swedish King and Queen Visited the Parliament
H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf and H.M. Queen Silvia visited Eduskunta, the Parliament of Finland, on 3 March 2015. Read more »
Government Wins Vote of Confidence
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
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
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 »
Guided tours

Guided tours of the Parliament will begin again autumn 2017 after the renovation is finished.

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