Postal voting introduced in the Finnish parliamentary elections of spring 2019
A possibility to vote by post will be introduced in the parliamentary elections of spring 2019. This means that eligible voters who reside abroad permanently and eligible voters who reside in Finland but are abroad at the time of the elections may vote by post.
Invitation: Event for Finnish businesses in the UK – How can your business prepare for Brexit?
The Embassy of Finland is organizing an event for Finnish businesses in the UK on how they can prepare for the UK’s departure from the European Union. The event will take place on Wednesday 21 November from 9am to 10.30am at the Finnish Ambassador’s residence (address: 14 Kensington Palace Gardens, London W8 4QP), and is organized in co-operation with Business Finland and Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce.
Introducing James Ryeland, Honorary Consul of Finland in Dover
Sixth up in our article series introducing the Honorary Consuls of Finland in the UK is James Ryeland. He was appointed as the Honorary Consul of Finland for Dover in 1994. His area covers the city of Dover and the surrounding areas. Finland has around 400 honorary consulates around the world, 20 of which in the UK.
TF Market Opportunities: Rapidly growing district heating demands in the UK
The UK has decided to significantly reduce carbon emissions by replacing common gas boilers with more sustainable district heating options. This change in the heat infrastructure opens up opportunities for Nordic companies that can fill the lack of local expertise in this area.
Invitation: Event for Finnish citizens: EU citizens’ status and rights after Brexit
The Embassy of Finland is organizing an event on the implications of the UK’s departure from the EU on the status and rights of Finnish citizens living in the UK. The event will take place on Wed 10 October at 6–7.30pm at the Finnish Ambassador’s residence. Please note that the seats are limited, and registration is required.
Emilie Gardberg is the new director of the Finnish Institute in London
Emilie Gardberg has started her four-year term as the director of the Finnish Institute in London. Gardberg has a wide experience in leadership at the cultural sector. She is especially interested in social impact of the arts. At her previous jobs she explored arts from the perspective of equality, environment and peace work.
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