Friday, November 15, 2019

Emissions trading income could boost Finnish aid, but government silent so far

There is disappointment in Finland about the absence of a concrete timetable for increasing aid to the UN-recommended level of 0.7 per cent of GNI in the new government’s programme. Transferring income from emissions trading would help Finland reach this target sooner, but so far it remains unclear about whether these funds will be spent on aid.

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