The Child Strategy was published in February 2021. It is based on fundamental and human rights treaties, and its vision is a genuinely child- and family-friendly Finland that respects the rights of the child. The first implementation plan for the Child Strategy was published in October 2021.
Art and culture are part of a good childhood and youth
Art and culture belong to every child and it is up to adults to offer children and young people these experiences. writes Tiina Susiluoto. Read the article in the Blog Series on the National Child Strategy. Art and culture are part of a good childhood and youth
Finland implements the European Child Guarantee as part of the work related to the National Child Strategy
The aim of the Child Guarantee is to support specifically vulnerable children and their families and to help direct investments to the wellbeing of children. Finland implements the Child Guarantee as part of the work related to the National Child Strategy, which has been implemented from the very start in line with the guidelines of the EU Strategy on the Rights of the Child. Read more about the European Child Guarantee
Child-oriented budgeting model for municipalities and wellbeing services counties
As part of the implementation plan for the National Child Strategy, the Ministry of Finance has launched an assessment project to strengthen child budgeting efforts in municipalities and wellbeing services counties. Read the blog written by Heidi Järvenpää and Piia Pekola. Read the blog Child-oriented budgeting model for municipalities and wellbeing services counties