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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Helsinki, Finland (December 21, 2018)

Location: Helsinki (Kaivopuisto Area), Finland Event: Local authorities have notified the Embassy of a scheduled demonstration expected to take place in the Kaivopuisto area of Helsinki, Finland, on December 21, beginning at 12:00 p.m.  The demonstration is expected to begin near the Olympic Terminal and proceed toward the U.S. Embassy, located at Itäinen Puistotie. The ...
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Teams “Plastic Worms” and “Toys for Dogs” win the 2018 Ambassador’s Entrepreneurial Challenge (December 17, 2018)

The U.S. Embassy’s 6th annual Ambassador’s Entrepreneurial Challenge (AEC) finals took place in Helsinki December 13 – 14, 2018. The AEC is a nationwide program in which middle and high school students form teams to pitch original entrepreneurial concepts in English. The U.S. Embassy invited 16 teams (46 students and 12 mentors) from around Finland ...
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Press Release – United States Grant to the European Center of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats (December 12, 2018)

The U.S. Embassy in Helsinki, with support from the Department of State’s Global Engagement Center, has provided a $500,000 grant to the European Center of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats (Hybrid CoE) to support its work to increase preparedness, build resilience, and defend against hostile state influence activities.  The grant will help partner states to ...
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New Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) for Job Seekers at the U.S. Embassy Finland (December 12, 2018)

The U.S. Embassy Finland has migrated to a new Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) for announcing available vacancies at the mission. Interested candidates will also apply for open vacancies through ERA. Our website includes detailed instructions on how to create your ERA account, search for open vacancies, and apply for vacancies. The webpage includes the instructions ...
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Speech by Ambassador Robert F. Pence to the Atlantic Council of Finland

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 Good morning.  Secretary General Terhi Suominen, Ambassador Jukka Valtasaari.  Members of the Atlantic Council.  Dear guests and friends. I want to thank the Atlantic Council for inviting me here today to share a few observations about the current relationship between the United States and Finland.  I very much admire the work ...
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