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The United States Officially Rejoins the Paris Agreement (February 19, 2021)

Press statement by Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken February 19, 2021 On January 20, on his first day in office, President Biden signed the instrument to bring the United States back into the Paris Agreement. Per the terms of the Agreement, the United States officially becomes a Party again today. The Paris Agreement is an unprecedented ...
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Virtual Great Decisions Discussion Group Coming Up This Spring! (February 18, 2021)

The virtual Great Decisions discussion group on U.S. foreign policy is now accepting applications! Are you interested in U.S. foreign policy and in practicing your English language skills through an extremely informative and fun peer learning method? Join us for 8 weeks of Great Decisions! Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs. ...
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Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for Fiscal Year 2021

The U.S. Embassy Finland supports a variety of projects through its Small Grants Program, which is designed to support eligible organizations and individuals in the implementation of programs advancing U.S.-Finnish relations. The embassy is now accepting proposals for projects with a start date before December 31, 2021. Proposals ranging from $2,000 to $20,000 will be ...
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On the Extension of the New START Treaty with the Russian Federation

Press Statement Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State February 3, 2021 President Biden pledged to keep the American people safe from nuclear threats by restoring U.S. leadership on arms control and nonproliferation. Today, the United States took the first step toward making good on that pledge when it extended the New START Treaty with the Russian Federation for ...
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Announcing the 2020 American Studies Grant Recipient (January 29, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Finland is pleased to announce the recipient of the American Studies Grant 2020. Congratulations to Jutta Rauvala (University of Tampere) whose master’s thesis is “The Role and Usage of Finnish Language Amongst Finnish-Americans in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan” (working title). The selection panel consisted of Deputy Public Affairs Officer Nazanin Berarpour, U.S. Embassy; Information ...
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