A living countryside benefits the whole of Finland

We want to see a living countryside and archipelago. It should be easy to live one’s everyday life, work and run a business in the countryside. For that reason, we need a modern regional and rural policy, which means giving the regions the opportunity to develop their special characteristics and strengths. Here, central government plays

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Good communications are the be-all and end-all for Finland’s success

For an export-dependent country like Finland, functional communications and infrastructure are crucial. Good infrastructure is critical for the success of Finnish business and industry. A functional transport policy must serve the individual in allowing him or her to travel between work, studies or other occupations and home. Our transport and communications are facing a transition.

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A welcoming Finland that meets its international responsibilities

Finland must be a reliable actor in international cooperation and a nation that takes responsibility in aid policy and international human rights bodies. This must be done domestically by taking in people who were forced to flee their homes, but also through active participation in global environmental, climate and development matters and holistic support for

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Europe

We need more Europe, not less The SFP is Finland’s most EU-friendly party.Finland must take the lead on working for a more modern, gender-equal, sustainable and competitive EU which stands up for shared values in human rights, the rule of law and democracy. We think that Finland should be a proactive and constructive actor in

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The Nordic countries – we are stronger together

Finland’s place is in the west and our closest international cooperation partners are the other Nordic countries. Through Nordic cooperation at the regional, European, transatlantic and global levels we are more successful than we would be as an individual country. We think that the Nordic countries should cooperate even more significantly in the international arena.

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Security requires cooperation

Finland should be active in international cooperation, setting the aims of creating peace, security and stability. We do this as an active part of Nordic, European and transatlantic cooperation, and with UN and OSCE member states. We should be an active peace broker and conflict solver and take part in and contribute our knowhow to

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