Africa, foreign policy, economic relations, export, security policy, EU
The document covers the strategic priorities of Finland's Africa policy. It provides the direction for Finland to develop its relations with African countries, the African Union (AU) and regional organisations during the next few years.
The aim of the strategy is to diversify and deepen Finland's relations with African countries, the AU and regional organisations. The strategy emphasises the importance to strengthen mutually beneficial political and economic relations.
In addition to advancing the goals of the strategy bilaterally, Finland will advance them multilaterally in the EU, Nordic cooperation, international financial institutions, the UN and other multilateral cooperation.