“Finland’s Response to the COVID19 Epidemic: Long-Term Preparation and Specific Plans”, Charly Salonius-Pasternak (FIIA, Finland)

To address COVID19, Finland has activated its Emergency Powers Act for the first time ever. While the outcome remains uncertain, Finland’s plan for how to protect its citizens and vital functions of society has withstood its initial confrontation with reality.

The authorities are cooperating with private and third-sector actors to ensure that implementation is effective and to anticipate further steps.

To read more about Finland’s response to Coronavirus, read more here.