Embassy of Finland, Tokyo
Changes to fees for identity cards and passports issued by missions as of 1 December 2022
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs has issued a Decree on the Amendment of Fees for Services Produced by the Foreign Service for 2020–2022. The amendment will enter into force on 1 January 2022 and will remain in force until 31 December 2022.
Social security agreement between Finland and Japan enters into force on 1 February 2022
The social security agreement between Finland and Japan will enter into force on 1 February 2022. Ville Skinnari, Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade, and Takashi Murata, Japan’s Ambassador to Finland, exchanged notes on 25 November to bring the bilateral agreement into force. When the agreement enters into force, workers posted to a Contracting State will avoid double pension and unemployment insurance contributions.
Finland’s International Gender Equality Prize goes to organisation combating violence against women
This year, the Government of Finland is awarding its International Gender Equality Prize for the third time. This year’s winner is the We Will Stop Femicide Platform, an organisation that does groundbreaking work to combat violence against women in Turkey and whose work has a global relevance.
Moomin Comic Strips Exhibition: Nagoya
11.9. – 14.11.2021
The comic strips by Tove Jansson, the creator of Moomin, and her younger brother Lars Jansson, were first serialized in 1954 in “The Evening News”, a British evening newspaper. This exhibition focuses ...
Finnish Design for Everyday Life - Patterns and Forms Inspired by Nature
11.9. – 28.11.2021
The exhibition contains about 300 art works and items from nearly 40 different Finnish artists and designers. In addition to Alvar Aalto, Sarpaneva, Kaj Franck, Michael Schilkin and Birger Kaipiainen, ...