Embassy of Finland, Abu Dhabi
Independence Day greeting from the President of the Republic of Finland to Finnish expatriates and Finns abroad on 6 December 2022
Government proposal on Finland’s accession to NATO submitted to Parliament
The Finnish Government submitted a proposal on Finland’s accession to NATO to Parliament on 5 December. The consultation on the draft proposal generated about 1,600 responses. The Government reviewed the proposal based on the responses and supplemented the rationale with specifications concerning cooperation between the Government and the President of the Republic, Parliament’s role in the handling of NATO matters and in making decisions on them, and the status of Åland Islands under international law.
Embassy customer service exceptional opening hours
The Embassy is closed on Thursday 1 December and Friday 2 December due to UAE National Day and Commemoration Day. In case you need emergency consular assistance, please contact the Ministry for Foreign Affairs 24/7 service, +358 9 1605 5555, [email protected]
Minister for Foreign Affairs Haavisto visited Ukraine
Minister for Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto visited Kyiv, Ukraine, on 28 November together with Nordic and Baltic foreign ministers. In Kyiv, the foreign ministers met the President and the Foreign Minister of Ukraine, among others, and reaffirmed their countries’ firm support to Ukraine.