Independence Day greetings from the President of the Republic of Finland to expatriate Finnish communities, 6 December 2010
Finland is part of a globalising world. We are a Member State of the European Union and are actively involved in numerous international organisations, such as the United Nations. Our economy has also undergone a rapid process of internationalisation. Globalisation has brought economic opportunities, but also an increasing set of challenges.
thisisFINLAND’s Christmas special
Season's greetings! What makes Christmas in Finland so unique? It's a mix of time-honoured tradition and modernity – check out thisisFINLAND's Christmas special to see what we mean. It might also have something to do with the fact that the world-famous Santa Claus lives in Finnish Lapland, and thisisFINLAND has answers to all your Santa questions.
Application period for Master's programmes at Finnish universities commencing in autumn 2011 has started
Finnish universities provide over 200 Master's degree programmes conducted in English. Through University Admissions Finland you can apply to nine Finnish universities offering high standard education in a wide range of study fields.
Stubb: Finnish-Russian relations moving towards deeper networking
According to Foreign Minister Alexander Stubb, Finland has good and solid relations with Russia. In his speech given in the event celebrating the 90 years of Finnish-Russian diplomatic relations the Minister said we are on our way towards deeper bilateral networking. Stubb remarked that Finnish-Russian relations need not be "reset", but the 2010s decade gives an opportunity to "refresh" our relations.
The application period for the 2011 international Millennium Youth Camp continues until 15 December 2010
The global challenges we face demand an ever-increasing number of technological innovations, and corresponding expertise in the natural sciences, mathematics and technology. Young people have the key role in resolving these challenges in the future.
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