Teppo Säkkinen, who presents here his interesting views on Finland’s challenges and on his party’s plans, is the President of the Young members of the Centre Party in Finland (Keskusta) and is a candidate to the Finnish Parliament. He has been involved in international projects, has also worked as an assistant of Tuomo Puumala, Member of Parliament, and is a good representative of this modern Centre Party which has good chances to win the next elections.
During a recent meeting in January, National Coalition Party leader Alexander Stubb, Social Democratic Party leader Antti Rinne, Center Party leader Juha Sipilä and Finns Party leader Timo Soini arrived to a consensus on the need to cut back public… Read More ›
Will M. Stubb’s government decide to ask subsidies for Finland from the (dubious) European Fund for Strategic Investments?
There seems to be some hesitations and change of mind in the Finnish government when it comes to decide if Finland will ask or not to benefit from the European Fund for Strategic Investments. A clever, but possibly inefficient financial… Read More ›
Some months before the next elections for the Finnish Parliament, we will begin the analysis of the programme of the different political groups with the Greens (Vihreat), based on what they have already published on their site. In democratic parties,… Read More ›
The last poll published by Talouselämä shows that the Finnish Social Democrats (SDP)have very good chances to face a nightmare in the Spring election, with the worst result of their history (31 seat instead of 42 in 2011 and 63… Read More ›
Following the attack on the French newspaper Charlie Hebdo, there has been a lot of support from other countries’ governments and politicians. And there were also reactions and sympathy in Finland. President Obama was among the first ones to communicate:… Read More ›