Thursday, November 14, 2019

Finland updates guidelines to avoid using aid to fund missionary work

The Finnish Foreign Ministry has been warned three times in the last four years about the need for clearer rules on how faith-based organisations separate development and missionary work. (See DT 12/08)

The Ministry insists it has “always had clear instructions". But it is now planning to update its guidelines. Finnish Christian NGOs contacted by Development Today admit this is a grey area.

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