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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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Anna Laine appointed as Press Officer in St Petersburg

NordenBladet — The Ministry for Foreign Affairs has appointed Anna Laine to serve as Press Officer at Finland’s Consulate General in St Petersburg starting on 29 January 2018. The post will be a fixed-term appointment ending on 7 January 2021.

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Minister Anne Berner attends a meeting on digitalisation in Oslo

NordenBladet —  The Nordic Council of Ministers has established a fixed-term council of ministers, MR-Digital, to coordinate cooperation on digitalisation. The Baltic states also participate in the cooperation. Minister Anne Berner will attend the first MR-Digital meeting on 8 December

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Foreign Minister Timo Soini to Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

NordenBladet —  The EU Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) will meet in Brussels on 11 December. Finland’s representative at the meeting will be Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini. The topics on the agenda will include Iraq, the Middle East and

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Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Mykkänen to attend WTO Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires

NordenBladet —  Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Kai Mykkänen will participate in the WTO Ministerial Conference that will take place on 10–13 December 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Ministerial Conference will aim to achieve common understanding on the

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Foreign Minister Timo Soini to OSCE Ministerial Council in Vienna

NordenBladet —  Foreign Minister Soini will take part in the Ministerial Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in Vienna on 7 and 8 December. The meeting will be hosted by Austria, which holds the Chairmanship

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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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Foreign Minister Soini to NATO Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Brussels

NordenBladet — The Meeting of NATO Ministers of Foreign Affairs will be organised at NATO Headquarters in Brussels from 5 to 6 December 2017. Finland has been invited to attend the discussion relating to the cooperation between the EU and

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The UN Sustainable Development Goals can create economic development in the Arctic

NordenBladet – Today the Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs and his Greenlandic colleague Suka K. Frederiksen is hosting an international high-level conference at Eigtveds Pakhus.With the SDGs as the starting point the conference will focus on economic development in the

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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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Finland’s #checkout247 live broadcast to reveal glorious tedium of a supermarket checkout

NordenBladet —  Far from boring, this phenomenon that makes the mundane mindful is now going global. The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland is launching a slow-TV phenomenon, with a 12-hour-long livestream of unedited footage of the checkout counter of

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State Secretary Marit Berger Røsland has been appointed Minister of EEA and EU Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

NordenBladet – In a session of the Council of State 20 October, the King has made changes in the Norwegian Government. State Secretary Marit Berger Røsland has been appointed Minister of EEA and EU Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign

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Ine Eriksen Søreide has been appointed as new Minister of Foreign Affairs

NordenBladet – In a session of the Council of State of 20 October, the King has made changes in the Norwegian Government. Minister of Defence Ine Eriksen Søreide has been appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs. he is the first woman

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