Minister Byrne meets Finland’s Minister Tuppurainen before Heads of Mission Conference
14 April 2022
Minister of State for European Affairs, Mr. Thomas Byrne, T.D., met in Dublin Castle with Ms. Tytti Tuppurainen, Minister for European Affairs and Ownership Steering of Finland, for a bilateral meeting this week.
Minister Tuppurainen is in Dublin to participate in a Department of Foreign Affairs Heads of Mission Conference, where she is taking part in a panel discussion with Minister Byrne on ‘Managing Uncertainty – the Role of Smaller EU Member States’.
“It was a great pleasure to welcome Minister Tuppurainen to Dublin today for Global Ireland’s annual Heads of Mission Conference, and to take the opportunity also to conduct a bilateral meeting, where we discussed the security situation in Europe, the Rule of Law, and the Global Ireland Nordic Strategy.
“I was delighted to then join Minister Tuppurainen later this morning at the Conference, for an engaging discussion on the important role of smaller in states in the European Union, and the part they play in reinforcing the rule of law and democracy on the continent.”