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Anne-Mari Virolainen: Finland grants EUR 32 million to improving food security in crises

NordenBladet — Finland supports the World Food Programme (WFP) by EUR 32 million as core support for 2018–2021. “Because of the prolonged conflicts and climate change, the number of hungry people in the world has unfortunately started to rise again.

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Finland to support security troops in the Sahel region

NordenBladet —  Finland will fund the development of joint security troops in the Sahel region with EUR 900 000. The support will be channelled via the EU’s African Peace Facility fund, to be used to provide the troops with material support and services.

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Inauguration of the President of the Republic of Finland, 1 February 2018

NordenBladet —  The inauguration of the President of the Republic of Finland will take place on Thursday 1 February 2018. At 12 noon, President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö will arrive for a plenary session of Parliament. There he will

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Finland’s „MATKA Nordic Travel Fair 2018″ is at full flow + BIG GALLERY

NordenBladet – The annual Finland’s tourism fair is the biggest event for the travel industry in Northern-European and the Baltic Sea region. The fair attracts to Helsinki the Finnish as well as international travel organizers, travel bureaus around the world

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Finland´s MATKA Nordic Fair 2018 Workshop day in Helsinki´s exhibition center + PHOTOS!

NordenBladet – Matka Workshop Day was held on 17 January 2018 at the Nordic Travel Fair MATKA 2018 and it included two events: Meet Finland and Global Workshop. This B2B matchmaking event brought together travel trade professionals globally seeking to

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This is FINLAND Magazine 2018–2019 turns its eyes to the next 100 years

NordenBladet — Following Finland’s centenary celebrations, This is FINLAND Magazine 2018–2019, the annual English-language publication showcasing Finnish expertise and experts, is turning its gaze far ahead into the future. The magazine, which is distributed at Finland’s missions and especially in

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Master of Laws Kimmo Sasi to represent Finland in the Nordic countries’ Freedom of Movement Council

NordenBladet — Minister for Nordic Cooperation Anne Berner has invited Master of Laws Kimmo Sasi to represent Finland in the Freedom of Movement Council, a body under the Nordic Council of Ministers, for the years 2018 and 2019. Each of

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Esko Repo from the Finnish Immigration Service (Migri): Finland raises asylum approval rate after court setbacks

NordenBladet –  Finland made positive decisions on 40 percent of all asylum applicants in 2017, up from 27 percent in 2016. According to preliminary figures from the Finnish Immigration Service (Migri), 40 percent of the processed applications for asylum last

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Finland will increase its humanitarian aid for Yemen and the crises in Africa

NordenBladet — Finland will assist areas suffering from conflicts and drought in Yemen, Northeast Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Ethiopia. “The focus in our aid decisions towards the end of the year is on crises where the need

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Helena-Reet: Preparations for Finland’s Matka 2018 Tourism Fair!

NordenBladet – One of my favourite fairs every year is Matka Nordic Travel Fair in Finland, Helsinki. This year MATKA tourism fair takes place for already the 32nd time! Regarding the numbers of visitors this fair is among the most

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Vice President of International Finance Cooperation to present Finland’s Climate Fund in Helsinki and Vaasa

NordenBladet —  Nena Stoiljkovic, Vice President of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), which belongs to the World Bank Group, will visit Helsinki and Vaasa from 14 to 15 December in order to present the Climate Fund (Finland-IFC Blended Finance for

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Finland called on North Korea to stop dangerous provocations

NordenBladet —  Finland conveyed its grave concern about the situation in the Korean peninsula and strong condemnation of the latest ballistic missile test conducted by North Korea on 29 November. Director General Kimmo Lähdevirta of the Finnish Ministry for Foreign

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Hobbyhorse skulls and hoodies: Finland launches urban fashion collection and online toolbox to celebrate its newest craze

NordenBladet —  ThisisFINLAND, Finland’s official country website, and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland will tomorrow launch a limited edition urban fashion collection to celebrate the courage and against-the-odds mentality that have come to define its newest craze: hobbyhorsing.

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The Duke of Cambridge presented with pair of hobbyhorses during his visit to Finland – tailored to Prince George and Princess Charlotte

NordenBladet —  Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge, was presented with an unusual gift during his official visit to Finland. Two handmade hobbyhorses were presented to The Duke during his visit to Slush, the biggest startup event in Europe, which

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Finland Welcomes the UN Technology Innovation Lab to Aalto University in Finland

NordenBladet —  The establishment of the first United Nations Technology Innovation Lab (UNTIL) will be launched on Thursday 30 November in a Slush side event, co-organized by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and the Office for Information and

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Foreign Minister Soini opens Finland 100 gala concert in Berlin

NordenBladet —  On Monday 27 November, Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini will visit Berlin, where he will hold a keynote speech at a gala concert in honour of the centenary of Finland’s independence, which will be held at the

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