Finland applauds and supports press freedom and its role in democracy
Press Freedom Day, held annually on May 3, reminds people all over the world that a free and independent media is necessary for a well-functioning democracy. The World Press Freedom Index appears on the same day. In 2022, it ranks Finland at number five.
Every year, April 22 marks Earth Day all over the world, reminding governments, businesses and citizens to take action on environmental issues. For April 22, 2022, here’s a 22-item listing of promising progress that is happening in Finland.
Climate change doesn’t erase the need for Finnish icebreaker innovations
While climate change is increasingly visible in the decreasing extent of sea ice in the Arctic and the Baltic, conditions are still harsh, and icebreaking ships remain as relevant as ever. We check in with Finland’s Aker Arctic, a major name in the world of icebreakers, to see what it really means to break the ice.