#YeboFinland –social media campaign
What do South Africans know about Finland? What would Finns like you to know about their country? Where is Finland coming from and where is it heading to? What does Finland have to offer and what might we have in common with South Africa? These are perhaps the main questions we want to try to address with our social media campaign #YeboFinland.
Postal voting 2019: order voting documents
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.
Clothing Bank creates self-employed businesswomen
The Clothing Bank does important work from an environmental, social and economic point of view. Clothing waste is a big problem, but the Clothing Bank saw an opportunity in it. They use stocks donated by the retailers to teach women how to run small businesses. Embassy of Finland is proud to be part of the project.
Be active, learn and make an impact!
ENKE – Make Your Mark is a leadership development organisation, which trains and supports South African youth on how to turn their knowledge into positive action. The Embassy of Finland in Pretoria has funded the leadership development programs (the Trailblazer Programme and the Catalyst Programme) through its Fund for Local Cooperation.
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.
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