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Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund 2022

The Embassy of the United States in Finland is pleased to announce an open competition for past participants (alumni) of U.S. government- sponsored exchange programs to submit applications for the 2022 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF 2022). The proposal must include at least two (2) alumni or involvement of an alumni and an alumni association and meet all program eligibility requirements detailed below.  Pending availability of funds, the AEIF will consider proposals between ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel to the United States on Expired U.S. Passports

United States Embassy Helsinki, Finland Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel to the United States on Expired U.S. Passports December 28, 2021 (updated March 22, 2022) If you are overseas and your U.S. passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Finland Accepts COVID-19 Certificates Issued Outside of EU

United States Embassy Helsinki, Finland Message for U.S. Citizens: Finland Accepts COVID-19 Certificates Issued Outside of EU December 23, 2021 According to the  Ministry of Social Affairs and Health , COVID-19 certificates issued outside the European Union (such as  CDC  U.S. Vaccination Record cards) will be accepted as COVID-19 passports in Finland beginning today, December 23, 2021. Previously, Finland only accepted as COVID-19 passports the ...
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Finland’s Decision on the HX Fighter Program (December 10, 2021)

The U.S. Embassy in Finland welcomes the Government of Finland’s decision on the HX Fighter Program.  The United States is proud to have provided Finland with world-class aircraft over the past three decades, supporting Finland’s national security and providing Finland with economic and technological benefits.  We look forward to building on that proven success and ...
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Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Finnish MFA Permanent State Secretary Anttonen (December 9, 2021)

Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman: “It was a pleasure meeting with Finnish Permanent State Secretary Anttonen to discuss our close transatlantic ties. The United States and Finland are strong partners in promoting regional stability, security, and economic prosperity.” Readout available on the State Department website .
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