Current affairs - Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Vierros-Villeneuve appointed Director General of the Department for Europe
The Government has appointed Counsellor for Foreign Affairs Pilvi-Sisko Vierros-Villeneuve to serve as Director General of the Department for Europe in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs starting on 13 July 2018. The appointment is for a fixed term from 1 August 2018 to 31 August 2022.
Support for development cooperation in Finland at a ten-year high
Nearly 90 per cent of Finns find development cooperation to be important. Citizens feel that education, in particular, is an area where Finland has a lot to give. The responses were elicited in an opinion poll carried out by Taloustutkimus on behalf of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland.
#HELSINKI2018 Media Center at Finlandia Hall offers Finnish experiences
The meeting of the US and Russian Presidents in Helsinki puts Finland in the spotlight of international media attention. The Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs together with the City of Helsinki will take advantage of this opportunity for its country branding. We will make sure that all services run smoothly and that our international media guests can have a unique experience.