Postal voting 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 (expatriate Finns) and eligible voters who reside in Finland but are abroad at the time of the elections may vote by post. Advance voting will be arranged at Finnish diplomatic and consular missions abroad in the same manner as before.
Two Finnish companies show the way away from plastic
Cosmetics containers and disposable coffee cups are some of the products for which Finnish companies are offering plastic-free alternatives. They’re responding to the need and ever-growing demand for something that works without creating an environmental burden.
Who do you think deserves the next edition of the Finland-based International Gender Equality Prize?
Do you know of someone who builds and defends equality? From October 25 to December 31, 2018, you can nominate a candidate for the next International Gender Equality Prize, a biennial award presented in Tampere, Finland.
Reminder from the Embassy to apply for a new passport in time
All those who hold a Finnish passport and are planning to travel should check the expiry date of the passport. When you apply for a passport to a minor, you must bring your child to the embassy with you. The delivery time of a normal passport is approximately two weeks, the passport is delivered from Finland (price 140 euro) and for a passport as express service the delivery time is about 8 working days (price 160 euro).
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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