Preparing for Finland’s EU Presidency

External event
FRA’s Director will visit Helsinki from 29 to 30 November to discuss cooperation with the Finnish government during Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the EU that will start on 1 July 2019.

In a series of bilateral meetings with ministers and Finnish Parliament representatives the priorities of the Finnish Presidency, joint events and how Agency can provide support with fundamental rights expertise will be agreed upon.

During the visit, the Director will also speak at an event in the Finnish Parliament alongside the Finnish Permanent Secretary, Pekka Timonen, FRA's Management Board Chair and Director of the Finnish Human Rights Centre, Sirpa Rautio, and other high level Finnish representatives dealing with human rights.