Finland Overall Performance

Finland ranked 9th in the HRI 2011, improving two positions from last year. Based on the pattern of its scores, Finland is classified as a Group 1 donor. Donors in this group tend to perform above average in all pillars. Other Group 1 donors include Denmark, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. Overall, Finland scored above the OECD/DAC average, yet below the Group 1 average. Compared to OECD/DAC donors, Finland scored above average in all pillars, with the exception of Pillar 3 (Working with humanitarian partners) and Pillar 5 (Learning and accountability). It was below the Group 1 average in all pillars, except for Pillar 4 (Protection and international law), where it was above average.

Finland did best compared to its OECD/DAC peers in the indicators on Funding reconstruction and prevention, Refugee law, Accountability towards beneficiaries, Funding vulnerable and forgotten emergencies and Advocacy for protection of civilians. Its scores were relatively the lowest in the indicators on Participating in accountability initiatives, Prevention and risk reduction, Timely funding to complex emergencies, Adapting to changing needs and Strengthening local capacity.

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