A trade union focus on the SDGs - Finland

Trade unions in Finland report a mixed picture on progress towards the SDGs SDGs The Sustainable Development Goals were one of the outcomes of the Rio+20 Conference. The members States launched a new set of future international development goals, which will build upon the Millennium Development Goals and converge with the post-2015 development agenda. . However, income inequality is on the rise and collective bargaining coverage is falling, meaning that societal strains are increasingly being borne by the most vulnerable. Trade unions stress the need to reverse these trends. Transparency and consultation have been positive points, the application of social dialogue, less so. Among the recommendations, trade unions suggest reinforcing the attribution of financial allocations for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.

Country Profile - Finland