- to strengthen common values and the rule of law
- to make the EU more competitive and socially inclusive
- to strengthen the EU’s position as a global leader in climate action
- to protect the security of citizens comprehensively
The focus relating to culture concerns building inclusive, cohesive, free and open societies to foster democracy as well as sustainability and education. In the field of Audio-Visual, the focus of the Finnish presidency is on promoting the competitiveness and innovation capacity of the European audiovisual and cultural industries.