Thursday May 06, 2021

Marin, Sinkevičius discuss Finnish view on EU climate policy

Published : 04 May 2021, 18:52

Updated : 05 May 2021, 10:03

  DF Report

Prime Minister Sanna Marin ( R), European Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries Virginijus Sinkevičius (M) and European Commission Member Jutta Urpilainen met at the PM´s official residence Kesäranta in Helsinki on Tuesday. Photo: Finnish government by Lauri Heikkinen.

Prime Minister Sanna Marin on Tuesday met with European Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries Virginijus Sinkevičius at the PM´s official residence Kesäranta in Helsinki, said a government press release.

At the meeting, they discussed Finland’s views and objectives concerning EU climate policy, forestry policy, and biodiversity issues.

During his two-day visit, Sinkevičius met with several members of the government, visited Lahti, the European Green Capital for 2021, and familiarised himself extensively with Finland’s sustainable forestry.

European Commission Member Jutta Urpilainen was also present at the meeting, added the press release.