Finland urges reform of green governance system

The international environmental governance system designed to deal with the world's environmental problems needs urgent reform, the Finnish government said in a note to be presented at this week's meeting of environment ministers.

Finland represents industrialised countries within a UN consultative group asked to make recommendations in this area. The governance system is fragmented because it was developed in a "piecemeal fashion", according to the note. This has lead to "unclear mandates, mounting bureaucracy and cost-inefficiency".

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