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EU Competitiveness Council aims to reach a general approach on corporate social responsibility and the Chips Act

1.12.2022 8.04
EU-lippuja
The EU competitiveness ministers will convene for the last Competitiveness Council meeting of the year in early December. At the internal market and industry meeting, the ministers aim to reach a general approach on corporate sustainability due diligence and the Chips Act. Meanwhile, the research and innovation meeting is expected to adopt conclusions on a new European innovation programme.

Government submits its position on Single Market Emergency Instrument to Parliament

27.10.2022 14.22
EU:n liput.
The purpose of the Single Market Emergency Instrument is to strengthen the preparedness and functioning of the internal market in crises. The proposal includes measures on cooperation and information exchange as well as joint procurement and strategic reserves. The Government supports the strengthening of crisis resilience and coordination, but it also has some reservations concerning the proposal.

Just Transition Fund supports regions in renewing their economic structure and boosting employment

20.10.2022 13.53
Innovation and Skills in Finland 2021–2027. Co-funded by the European Union.
The Government approved an amendment to the EU regional and structural policy programme Innovation and Skills in Finland 2021–2027 concerning the Just Transition Fund (JTF) and decided to submit it to the European Commission.

Government submits to Parliament its position on the proposed EU-wide ban of products made with forced labour

10.11.2022 14.20
In September 2022, the European Commission proposed regulation that would ban products made with forced labour. While the Government supports the proposal’s objective, certain points need to be considered during the negotiations.

Amendments to EU’s proposed AI regulation – Parliament to be informed by a follow-up Union communication

27.10.2022 11.59
Digitaalinen näyttö jossa ykkösiä ja nollia
The EU’s objective is to create common rules for the use of artificial intelligence (AI). The regulation aims to ensure that the use of artificial intelligence is safe for all companies and people. Amendments have been made to the original proposal and the Government will inform Parliament of the amendments. 

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The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment creates the conditions for economically, socially and ecologically sustainable growth. It comes from skilled people in high-quality jobs, productivity growth and increasing employment.

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The MEAE Group comprises seven government agencies, 15 Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment, 15 Employment and Economic Development Offices, five companies plus three funds.

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