The objectives of Finland’s Arctic policy are defined in the Government Programme. In addition to the Government Programme the principles and objectives of Finland’s Arctic policies are described in Finland’s Strategy for the Arctic Region published in 2013 and updated in October 2016.
Finland has extensive expertise in Arctic research. The expertise is based in the high-quality education system where our position as an Arctic country is taken into account in teaching in all levels of education. In Finland Arctic research is carried out and education provided by several universities and research institutes and in many different disciplines. The Finnish research institutes are also well represented in various international networks that discuss Arctic questions.
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