Permanent Mission of Finland, Geneva
The Permanent Mission of Finland in Geneva represents Finland and promotes its priorities in the international organizations, conferences and processes based in Geneva. The Mission thus works to strengthen the requirements for the security and well-being of Finland and in order to create a world that is safer and more just.
The exceptional circumstances of 2020 showed in consular assistance
In 2020, the Unit for Consular Assistance provided nearly twice as much guidance compared to the previous year. In the spring, during the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic, personal guidance and advice were given to tens of thousands of travellers stranded abroad. Thousands of travellers were assisted in returning to Finland after air traffic ground to a sudden halt.