Finland – Department for Development Policy

Donor: 
Bilateral
Geographical focus: 
Global
Thematic focus: 
Tourism in general
Intro text: 
Total ODA in 2014 was USD 1.6 billion which represents 0,60% of GNI. EUR 716 million were spent on bilateral ODA and EUR 516 million on multilateral ODA.

Official website

http://formin.finland.fi/public/default.aspx?culture=en-US&contentlan=2

Who can apply?

Governments, International Organisations, NGOs, Companies, policy researchers, Finnish government agencies (public administration), foreign diplomats, private persons, media, specialists.

Objectives and activities

The goal of Finland’s development policy is the eradication of poverty and inequality and the promotion of sustainable development. Development policy also helps to find solutions to other global challenges, such as climate change.

3 priorities:

-        Promotion of gender equality;

-        Reduction of inequality; and

-        Promotion of climate sustainability.

Type and level of funding

Development cooperation funds.