The mission statement of the Embassy of Finland in Kathmandu is threefold:
As a member of the international community and especially as a member of the European Union, Finland supports the peace process, democracy, respect for human rights and sustainable development. Finland together with other EU member states follows the local implementation strategy for Nepal, which is based on the EU guidelines on Human Rights Defenders.
EU Guidelines on Human Rights Defenders (PDF, 14 kB)
The challenge faced by the international donor community is to reach a point where prosperous, stable and democratic Nepal will add to the stability of the South Asian region and will be able to conserve and utilize it's substantial global public assets.
The basic principle of the relationship between Finland and Nepal is the long term development cooperation between the countries.