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2019 Future Leaders Grant Award Ceremony

The U.S. Embassy Helsinki hosted the 15 Finnish Future Leaders program participants and their families at the U.S. Embassy Innovation Center on May 10, 2019. Each of the participants received an award certificate signed by U.S. Ambassador to Finland Robert Pence and officials from the Embassy’s partners on the project – AFS Finland and the ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: American Citizen Services Newsletter – Spring 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, Spring 2019 (PDF, 3.3 MB)
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“Shared Spaces – Shared Values” Panel Discussion at Think Corner (May 9, 2019)

Professor of Sociology Eric Klinenberg from New York University discussed the future of democratic societies and social infrastructure in a public event arranged at the Helsinki University Think Corner on May 9, 2019. He was joined by three local panelists, Professor of Urban Geography Mari Vaattovaara at the University of Helsinki; Manager of Urban Space ...
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U.S.-Finland Centennial Exhibit Closing Reception at the Diplomacy Center (May 7, 2019)

100 years ago on May 7, 1919, the United States recognized Finland in a letter from Secretary of State Robert Lansing to Foreign Minister Rudolf Holsti. On May 7, 2019, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Patrick Murphy gave his remarks at the centennial exhibit closing reception held at the Diplomacy Center in Washington, D.C. Acting ...
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