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    Kiljunen appointed Belarus rapporteur for the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe10414949/24/2020 12:50:54 PM2020-09-24T12:30:00ZPublished 9/24/2020 3:30 PM Modified 9/24/2020 3:50 PM Finnish Member of Parliament Kimmo Kiljunen (Social Democratic Parliamentary Group) has been https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    The handling of EU’s recovery package in the Finnish Parliament10388029/10/2020 11:50:59 AM2020-09-10T10:55:00ZPublished 9/10/2020 1:55 PM Modified 9/10/2020 2:50 PM The European Council reached an agreement on the EU recovery package on 21 July 82https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Baltic and Nordic parliamentarians express firm support to the Belarusian people on their path towards a pluralistic democracy10376889/4/2020 10:42:40 AM2020-09-04T10:40:00ZPublished 9/4/2020 1:40 PM Modified 9/4/2020 1:42 PM Photo: Ellen Wuibaux / Council of Europe archive On Friday, 4 September, the parliamentary 43https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Nordic Council met Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tichanovskaja10376609/4/2020 6:56:48 AM2020-09-04T06:30:00ZPublished 9/4/2020 9:30 AM Modified 9/4/2020 9:56 AM The Nordic Council held its annual meeting on Belarus on Wednesday 2 September 41https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    The Session of the Nordic Council in October has been canceled10352748/20/2020 1:56:18 PM2020-08-20T13:50:00ZPublished 8/20/2020 4:50 PM Modified 8/20/2020 4:56 PM Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Session of the Nordic Council will not be held in 80https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Speaker of the Parliament Vehviläinen: Coronavirus will be taken into account in the Parliament’s autumn term10350418/19/2020 3:14:27 PM2020-08-19T14:00:00ZPublished 8/19/2020 5:00 PM Modified 8/19/2020 6:14 PM to Speaker of the Parliament Anu Vehviläinen, the restrictive measures adopted in the 93https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    The Finnish delegation to the Council of Europe concerned about Belarus10350368/19/2020 11:37:39 AM2020-08-19T11:30:00ZPublished 8/19/2020 2:30 PM Modified 8/19/2020 2:37 PM Photo: Council of Europe / Ellen Wuibaux The Finnish delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly 111https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    The Library of Parliament opens with limited services on 3.8. 10325628/25/2020 11:00:21 AM2020-07-22T06:40:00ZPublished 7/22/2020 9:40 AM Modified 8/25/2020 2:00 PM Library opens with limited services on Monday the 3rd of August 2020 230https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    The Library of Parliament is closed from 6th July until the 31st of July 2020 due to the change of library system 10294346/29/2020 11:04:15 AM2020-06-29T10:30:00ZPublished 6/29/2020 1:30 PM Modified 6/29/2020 2:04 PM New cloud service based ALMA-library system will replace almost 20 years old Voyager 159https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    The spring term of the Finnish Parliament closes. The next plenary session will be on 1 September10299466/30/2020 11:52:02 AM2020-06-26T14:05:00ZPublished 6/26/2020 5:05 PM Modified 6/30/2020 2:52 PM The final plenary session of the Parliament’s spring term was held on Friday 26 June 120https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Parliament approved the fourth supplementary budget for 202010299216/30/2020 11:47:43 AM2020-06-26T14:00:00ZPublished 6/26/2020 5:00 PM Modified 6/30/2020 2:47 PM The Parliament approved the fourth supplementary budget for 2020 on 26 June 153https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Finnish Grand Committee adopts initial parliamentary position on COVID-19 recovery plan10268506/26/2020 9:38:43 AM2020-06-12T13:00:00ZPublished 6/12/2020 4:00 PM Modified 6/26/2020 12:38 PM On Friday, 12 June, the Grand Committee of the Finnish Parliament adopted the Eduskunta’s 395https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Finnish Parliament supports the goal of strengthening the EU's climate policy by means of legal measures10268496/15/2020 1:51:30 PM2020-06-10T13:00:00ZPublished 6/10/2020 4:00 PM Modified 6/15/2020 4:51 PM On Wednesday, 10 June, the Grand Committee decided on the Parliament’s position on the 116https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Parliament accepted financial support to the restaurant industry10297925/28/2020 9:53:12 AM2020-05-26T16:00:00ZPublished 5/26/2020 7:00 PM Modified 5/28/2020 12:53 PM Mr. Juhana Vartiainen, Chair of the Commerce Committee in a plenary session 165https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    ​Parliament passed the third supplementary budget for 202010293085/27/2020 6:50:55 AM2020-05-25T17:00:00ZPublished 5/25/2020 8:00 PM Modified 5/27/2020 9:50 AM The aim of the budget is to fund Finnair, ease the financial burden of restaurants, and ease 244https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    The Library of Parliament opens with limited services on Monday the 18th of May 10267575/19/2020 10:20:11 AM2020-05-13T10:05:00ZPublished 5/13/2020 1:05 PM Modified 5/19/2020 1:20 PM Customer service is open Mon─Fri 12─15 hrs It is possible to return items and pick up 348https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Grand Committee adopted Parliament position on EU financial support mechanisms10263975/12/2020 11:36:03 AM2020-05-11T11:00:00ZPublished 5/11/2020 2:00 PM Modified 5/12/2020 2:36 PM On Friday, 8 May, the Grand Committee adopted the Finnish parliament’s position on the 215https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Committee for the Future: structural issues in society and green transition to forefront of economic revival10257215/7/2020 11:10:56 AM2020-05-07T11:00:00ZPublished 5/7/2020 2:00 PM Modified 5/7/2020 2:10 PM Committee for the Future has given its statements on the General Government Fiscal Plan for 240https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Parliament discussed continuing emergency powers act10258025/7/2020 1:18:51 PM2020-05-06T16:00:00ZPublished 5/6/2020 7:00 PM Modified 5/7/2020 4:18 PM Plenary session of May 6 included a preliminary debate on continuation of the Emergency Powers 128https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Interruption to the Parliament’s web service during May 2-35450364/28/2020 9:50:00 AM2020-04-28T09:40:00ZPublished 4/28/2020 12:40 PM Modified 4/28/2020 12:50 PM Due to technical service work, the public online services of the Parliament and the 108https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Temporary income support for parents and returning travellers5450354/28/2020 9:43:44 AM2020-04-23T21:00:00ZPublished 4/24/2020 12:00 AM Modified 4/28/2020 12:43 PM Minister for Social Affairs and Health Aino-Kaisa Pekonen presenting to parliament 147https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Parliament passed a bill to temporarily change taxes and interest rates5450344/23/2020 1:39:20 PM2020-04-21T14:00:00ZPublished 4/21/2020 5:00 PM Modified 4/23/2020 4:39 PM On its session of April 21st, the Parliament decided to ease the difficult conditions of 132https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Finland led a meeting of Speakers of Nordic and Baltic parliaments 5448384/17/2020 10:53:44 AM2020-04-17T08:30:00ZPublished 4/17/2020 11:30 AM Modified 4/17/2020 1:53 PM Speaker Matti Vanhanen hosts a NB8 speakers’ video conference in Speaker’s Council room of 157https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Committee for the Future launches three initiatives on COVID-19 consequences5449034/7/2020 1:00:53 PM2020-04-07T12:50:00ZPublished 4/7/2020 3:50 PM Modified 4/7/2020 4:00 PM The Future, a statue by Wäinö Aaltonen faces the members of the parliament in the plenary hall 174https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Parliament decided on closing restaurants5449014/3/2020 6:38:49 AM2020-04-03T05:30:00ZPublished 4/3/2020 8:30 AM Modified 4/3/2020 9:38 AM Restaurants in Finland are closed from April 4 to May 31st per a Government decree that the 292https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Parliament upheld Government decree on travel in Uusimaa5450373/30/2020 9:19:22 AM2020-03-30T09:05:00ZPublished 3/30/2020 12:05 PM Modified 3/30/2020 12:19 PM Chair of Constitutional Law Committee Johanna Ojala-Niemelä 128https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Public access to parliament sessions closed5466903/25/2020 3:31:07 PM2020-03-25T15:05:00ZPublished 3/25/2020 5:05 PM Modified 3/25/2020 5:31 PM To ensure the Parliament's working conditions during the COVID-19 outbreak, the public 146https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Remote work option for Members of Parliament5459903/24/2020 3:50:20 PM2020-03-24T15:50:00ZPublished 3/24/2020 5:50 PM Modified 3/24/2020 5:50 PM Members of the parliament are now able to work remotely and participate in parliamentary 208https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Parliament to discuss Supplementary budget proposal next week5448413/20/2020 12:15:58 PM2020-03-20T12:00:00ZPublished 3/20/2020 2:00 PM Modified 3/20/2020 2:15 PM The Government submitted the first supplementary budget proposal for 2020 to Parliament on 92https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    The Speaker’s Council issued new recommendations for MPs5450334/17/2020 9:36:51 AM2020-03-19T22:00:00ZPublished 3/20/2020 12:00 AM Modified 4/17/2020 12:36 PM New guidelines for working in the plenary sessions were recommended by the Speaker’s 155https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Approving the Government Decrees of Emergency Powers Act in Parliament5448403/19/2020 12:42:42 PM2020-03-19T12:00:00ZPublished 3/19/2020 2:00 PM Modified 3/19/2020 2:42 PM The Constitutional law committee gave their committee report on two commissioning decrees on 130https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Enacting Emergency Powers Act: Parliament procedures5452933/17/2020 9:59:20 AM2020-03-17T09:45:00ZPublished 3/17/2020 11:45 AM Modified 3/17/2020 11:59 AM On Tuesday March 17th the Parliament prepares to sit two Plenary Sessions 165https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Parliament will discuss Government’s decree for enacting the Emergency Powers Act5448373/17/2020 9:58:48 AM2020-03-17T07:00:00ZPublished 3/17/2020 9:00 AM Modified 3/17/2020 11:58 AM On March 16th, after officially stating the country is now under emergency conditions, the 138https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Parliament library closed from 13.3.5448343/17/2020 9:56:52 AM2020-03-13T13:30:00ZPublished 3/13/2020 3:30 PM Modified 3/17/2020 11:56 AM The loan periods of materials will be extended over the period when the library is closed 148https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Nordic Council Theme Session 2020 and meetings of the presidium and committees cancelled5448353/13/2020 1:53:17 PM2020-03-13T13:30:00ZPublished 3/13/2020 3:30 PM Modified 3/13/2020 3:53 PM The Nordic Council Theme Session 2020 as well as meetings of the Presidium and the 100https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Guided tours for the public are cancelled5449043/11/2020 8:01:54 AM2020-03-11T08:00:00ZPublished 3/11/2020 10:00 AM Modified 3/11/2020 10:01 AM As a precautionary measure the Parliament House guided tours have been cancelled for now 107https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    ​Ukrainian Parliamentarians Made a Study Visit to Eduskunta5476962/28/2020 1:10:18 PM2020-02-28T13:00:00ZPublished 2/28/2020 3:00 PM Modified 2/28/2020 3:10 PM A group of Ukrainian parliamentarians made a two-day study visit to Eduskunta, the 70https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Parliamentary Year Started5449022/24/2020 2:38:04 PM2020-02-05T14:00:00ZPublished 2/5/2020 4:00 PM Modified 2/24/2020 4:38 PM The Finnish Parliament has started the parliamentary year 2020 The spring term is expected to 88https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    "What happens in the Arctic doesn't stay in the Arctic"54646012/17/2019 10:55:25 AM2019-12-16T23:00:00ZPublished 12/17/2019 1:00 AM Modified 12/17/2019 12:55 PM Opportunities for international co-operation in the Arctic region and the political 75https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Antti Rinne elected First Deputy Speaker of Parliament54483912/17/2019 12:49:52 PM2019-12-11T15:00:00ZPublished 12/11/2019 5:00 PM Modified 12/17/2019 2:49 PM In its plenary session on Wednesday 11 December, Finnish Parliament elected Antti Rinne 79https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Parliament Elected New Prime Minister54627412/10/2019 1:07:53 PM2019-12-10T12:25:00ZPublished 12/10/2019 2:25 PM Modified 12/10/2019 3:07 PM Parliament of Finland elected MP Sanna Marin as new Prime Minister of Finland by votes 137https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Library of Parliament’s User Survey 2.12.2019–13.1.202054615012/30/2019 11:56:13 AM2019-12-02T08:25:00ZPublished 12/2/2019 10:25 AM Modified 12/30/2019 1:56 PM Please answer this short survey to help us develop Library services 137https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Speaker Vanhanen thanks Estonian volunteers for serving in the Finnish Continuation War54716512/19/2019 9:43:13 AM2019-11-25T20:00:00ZPublished 11/25/2019 10:00 PM Modified 12/19/2019 11:43 AM A delegation consisting of Speaker of Parliament Matti Vanhanen, Johannes Koskinen 85https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Haatainen calls for more women as peace negotiators54533512/19/2019 9:48:45 AM2019-11-19T14:00:00ZPublished 11/19/2019 4:00 PM Modified 12/19/2019 11:48 AM Deputy Speaker of Parliament Tuula Haatainen called for more women as peace mediators and 72https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Application period for Library’s researcher’s places 11–25 November 201954548611/11/2019 6:00:57 AM2019-11-11T06:00:00ZPublished 11/11/2019 8:00 AM Modified 11/11/2019 8:00 AM The Researchers' Room in the Library of Parliament has 10 researcher's places 206https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Vanhanen urges the Nordic countries to remove border obstacles54815712/19/2019 9:50:19 AM2019-10-29T13:00:00ZPublished 10/29/2019 3:00 PM Modified 12/19/2019 11:50 AM Speaker of Parliament Matti Vanhanen hopes that the Nordic parliaments and their 79https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    One hundred years of diplomatic relations between Finland and Japan celebrated with a tea ceremony54591312/19/2019 9:59:55 AM2019-10-10T21:00:00ZPublished 10/11/2019 12:00 AM Modified 12/19/2019 11:59 AM On Friday 11 October, Doctor Genshitsu Sen, the previous Grand Master of the Urasenke 84https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Haatainen: Finland will promote the rights of women and girls now and always54575112/19/2019 9:53:25 AM2019-10-09T14:00:00ZPublished 10/9/2019 5:00 PM Modified 12/19/2019 11:53 AM On Wednesday, Deputy Speaker of Parliament Tuula Haatainen had the pleasure to receive 86https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Book an appointment with the Information Service54486310/7/2019 9:40:45 AM2019-10-07T09:40:00ZPublished 10/7/2019 12:40 PM Modified 10/7/2019 12:40 PM You can book an appointment to receive personal training on information searches, in which 99https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
    Kauma appointed as OSCE PA Special Representative on Civil Society Engagement5467223/4/2020 7:32:29 AM2019-08-21T21:00:00ZPublished 8/22/2019 12:00 AM Modified 3/4/2020 9:32 AM To promote co-operation between the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly and representatives of civil 84https://www.riksdagen.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Forms/Viimeisimmat.aspxhtmlFalseaspx