Finland commits to developing transboundary cooperation with neighbouring countries in order to improve ecosystem services provided by shared water bodies. The commitment will enhance transboundary cooperation, economic growth and reduce flood damages.
The commitment falls under focus areas 3 of the Batumi Initiative to enhance ecosystems and ecosystem services as part of ecological infrastructures.
Implementing partners will include transboundary river commissions.
The commitment is relevant to SDGs 6 and 14.