HÄN for the World: Finland honors Human Rights Campaign
Finland wants to highlight the important work that is being done every day to promote equality-related values in society, around the world. Human Rights Campaign is the largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization in the U.S. Finland values HRC's tireless work towards a safe and inclusive world for all LGBTQI people and presented them with HÄN Honours.
Students planned the catering for the Arctic Council’s Ministerial Meeting
The 11th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting was held in Rovaniemi, Finland, on 7 May 2019. The meeting was hosted by Finland and chaired by Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini. The Foreign Ministers of all the Arctic States attended the meeting. The meetings were planned according to the green meetings concept. Catering is an essential part of sustainable meeting arrangements. The Ministry for Foreign Affairs worked in close cooperation with local service providers but and Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences.
Finland's Arctic Council Chairmanship comes to an end in Rovaniemi
Finland's two-year Chairmanship of the Arctic Council will end at the Foreign Ministerial Meeting that will be held in Rovaniemi on 7 May. The Foreign Ministers of all the eight Arctic States – Canada, the Kingdom of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, the Russian Federation, Sweden, and the United States – are expected to arrive in Rovaniemi. The Ministerial Meeting will be chaired by Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini.
Life in New York through the eyes of a Finn
As the wise Snufkin from Moomins taught us, “You must go on a long journey before you can really find out how wonderful home is.” How does living abroad make you re-evaluate your relationship with your native country? We discussed this, among others themes, with Eero Kilpi, president of the Finlandia Foundation New York chapter, who has spent over two decades living in the US.
Market Opportunities in the United States - Road Show 2019
In 2019, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, together with other Team Finland organizations and the U.S. Embassy in Helsinki, will organize Road Show in Finland. The aim is to strengthen bilateral commercial and economic relations between Finland and the United States by advancing trade, investments and innovation cooperation.
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