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MFA: Tarja Halonen to High-Level Independent Panel on UN Peace Operations

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Press release 159/2017
16.9.2017

Tarja Halonen to High-Level Independent Panel on UN Peace Operations

Former president of Finland Tarja Halonen has been appointed to membership of the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Independent Panel on Peace Operations (HIPPO). The panel is based on an initiative to intensify mediation, made by UN Secretary-General António Guterres

The panel provides advice to the Secretary-General and makes assessments of ongoing conflicts and peace processes. The members of the panel are experienced experts in mediation and diplomacy. The role of mediation has become increasingly important among the tools available in mediation internationally and in the EU. The UN aims to increase its mediation capacity and to support regional and national mediation activities.

Finland will continue its determined contribution to international mediation activities and develop and strengthen its national mediation and dialogue capacity in accordance with the Government Report on Finnish Foreign and Security Policy. Foreign Minister Soini and his Turkish colleague are co-chairs of the UN Group of Friends of Mediation.

Inquiries: Erik af Hällström, Director, Unit for UN and General Global Affairs, tel. +358 295 350 906, and Petra Yliportimo, First Secretary and Advisor to President Halonen, tel. +358 295 351 842

The Foreign Ministry's email addresses are of the format firstname.lastname@formin.fi.

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