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Meeting of Nordic Council of Ministers for Digitalisation to be chaired by Minister of Local Government Sirpa Paatero

Ministry of Finance
12.3.2021 12.38
Press release

Minister of Local Government Sirpa Paatero will chair the meeting of the Nordic Council of Ministers for Digitalisation (MR-DIGITAL) on 16 March. The meeting will include representatives from the Nordic and the Baltic countries. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager of the European Commission will also attend.

MR-DIGITAL will be chaired by Finland during 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s first meeting of MR-DIGITAL will be held virtually.

The meeting will discuss the digital green transition and the role to be played in this transition by the countries of the region. Decisions will also be taken on the priorities for the four-year term of MR-DIGITAL.

Inquiries:

Valtteri Aaltonen, Special Adviser to Minister Sirpa Paatero, tel. +358 295 530 399, valtteri.aaltonen(at)vm.fi

Katja Väänänen, Senior Specialist, tel. +358 295 530 245, katja.vaananen(at)vm.fi