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Message for U.S. Citizens: Finnish Independence Day Demonstrations

United States Embassy Helsinki, Finland Message for U.S. Citizens: Finnish Independence Day Demonstrations December 2, 2021  On Monday December 6th Finns will be celebrating their Independence Day. Along with the revelry of gaining independence from Russia in 1917, many Finnish groups a use the day as a platform to conduct demonstrations in support of their various causes. ...
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November 8 Resumption of Travel to the U.S. (November 8, 2021)

The United States has announced a new global air travel policy prioritizing public health and protecting U.S. citizens, residents, and visitors. Effective November 8, all foreign nationals traveling to the United States must be fully vaccinated and provide CDC-accepted proof of their vaccination status before boarding a U.S.-bound aircraft (with very restricted exceptions). (Updated December 8, ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Health Alert (November 2, 2021)

United States Embassy Helsinki, Finland Message for U.S. Citizens: HEALTH ALERT November 2, 2021 Location: Worldwide Event: On October 25, President Biden announced the United States will adopt a global air travel policy. This policy prioritizes public health, protecting U.S. citizens and residents as well as those who come to visit us. Effective November 8 ...
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Important Announcement on F, M, and Academic J Visas (September 14, 2021)

International students are now and always have been among the Department of State’s highest priorities.  The Department recognizes the important contributions these students make to our college and university campuses; the positive impact they have on U.S. communities; and the rich benefits of academic cooperation in increasing cultural understanding, furthering research, knowledge, and supporting U.S. ...
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American Arctic Connection Highlights Collaboration between the U.S. Embassy and the University of Lapland (September 6, 2021)

The American Arctic Connection, a joint agreement between the U.S. Embassy in Finland and the University of Lapland, establishes a new framework to further support and strengthen collaboration in science, exchanges, and information sharing in the Arctic.  The purpose of the agreement is to deepen the dialogue on shared Arctic and other bilateral issues, such as social and economic impacts of ...
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