The Foreign Ministry´s new website

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs launches its new website on Tuesday 4 July, 2000 in the address
The site serves as a distribution channel for information and services produced by the ministry, and is targeted at audiences both in Finland and abroad. The site has sections in Finnish, Swedish and English, and some material will also be published in German, French and Spanish.

At first the site will concentrate on providing a news service to the media, as well as giving organisational and contact information. Finland´s statements on foreign policy will also be available along with other documents.

In the autumn the site will expand to include a section with information on services available to the citizen. This will include information on issues related to passports and visas as well as consular services.

The Virtual Finland and Global Finland web services will continue.