Foreign minister Pekka Haavisto interest in ecocide discussion and definition. (December 2020)

Official statement raising issue of ecocide at the International Criminal Court Assembly of States Parties (December 2020)

Proposal to Parliament by Party for the Animals (December 2020)

Parliamentary committee recommends examining legislating for ecocide, (December 2020)

Official response to ecocide petition, to ”follow closely”. (January 2021) –

Government ministers’ joint statement for ecocide. (February 2021) –

Parliamentary committee recommends to criminalize ecocide. (June 2021). Read more.

Parliamentary motion (June 2021)Read more.


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