The Republic's President Sauli Niinistö spoke at the United Nations 73rd General Assembly on the 25th of September in New York. President Niinistö's statement at the General Debate began by stating the importance of multilateral cooperation and noting the United Nations' role in the core of this.
The President also brought up the challenges of climate change, and noted that the voluntary measures of the Paris agreement are not sufficient to keep the global temperature rise within agreed limits. Finally, Niinistö talked about conflit prevention and Finland's support in peace mediation processes.
The full statement is available here.