Ministry of Environment

On the occasion of the 2017 International Day for Biological Diversity, the Mid-term Review of the Finnish strategy and action plan for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity (NBSAP) "Saving Nature for People" is available. This work is an important part of the implementation of the Convention and Finland’s national path to reach the Aichi Biodiversity targets by 2020.

  National Parks

On 17 June 2017, the 40th National Park, Hossa will be established and opened for the general public. The President of Finland will inaugurate the new National Park. Finland celebrates 100 years of independence this year and the new national park is part of the Finland 100 celebrations.

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme