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2020 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute

The U.S. Embassy in Helsinki is pleased to invite applications for the 2020 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institutes for upper secondary school students. The institute is hosted by Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, and will take place in June and July 2020 with approximately 45 students: up to 35 European students and 10 ...
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On the U.S. Withdrawal from the Paris Agreement (November 4, 2019)

Press Statement by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo November 4, 2019 Today the United States began the process to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.  Per the terms of the Agreement, the United States submitted formal notification of its withdrawal to the United Nations.  The withdrawal will take effect one year from delivery of the notification. As noted in  his June 1, 2017 remarks , President Trump made the ...
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Celebrating 100 Years of U.S.-Finnish Diplomatic Relations by Visiting 100 Places / September-October 2019

To commemorate the anniversary year of the U.S.-Finnish diplomatic relations, the U.S. Embassy Finland is taking on a challenge. By the end of 2019, our American diplomats and friends of the Embassy community will try to visit 100 places in Finland. Can we do it? Follow along as we journey through Finland to celebrate the ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Helsinki, Finland

Location: Helsinki, Finland Event: The Embassy is aware of a demonstration planned for 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 21, in the vicinity of the Chilean Embassy at Erottajankatu 11, 00130  Helsinki, Finland.  The U.S. Embassy has advised its personnel to avoid the demonstration area and exercise caution if near a large public gathering or protest. ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: American Citizen Services Newsletter – Fall 2019

Our American Citizen Services newsletter includes information and updates intended for the U.S. citizen community traveling or residing in Finland. The newsletter is distributed to U.S. citizens registered with the U.S. Embassy in Helsinki, Finland. Please register with us through the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). American Citizen Services Newsletter, Fall 2019 (PDF, 3 MB)
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