2016

 

EVENTS IN 2016

 

8.12.2016

 

Atlantic Council of Finland Annual Autumn Meeting

Venue: Hotel Kämp, Helsinki

 

   

 

8.12.2016

Finland och Sverige: Utredningar och politik gällande säkerhet och Nato
(”Finland and Sweden: Reports and Politics of Current Security and NATO”)

Speakers:

Ambassador Krister Bringéus
Ambassador René Nyberg

Chair of the event:

Ambassador: Leif Blomqvist

Venue: Hotel Kämp, Helsinki

 

  

 

  

 

28.9.2016

“Turning Point in World Politics and Finland’s Position in it”

Venue: Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, Mikkeli

Speaker:

Jukka Valtasaari, Ambassador (ret.), Atlantic Council of Finland Board Member

Chair of the event:

Pentti Mäkinen, Executive Director of the office of the Regional Council of South Savo, Chairman of the Paasikivi Society of Mikkeli

The language of the event was Finnish

 

14.10.2016

US Presidential Elections 2016: What would the Two Presidential Candidates bring to the Transatlantic Relationship and the NATO relationship?

Speakers:

Mr Scott King

PA Director at Foley & Lardner LLP.

Former Republican Member of the United States House of Representatives from Wisconsin

Mr Larry LaRocco

Principal at LaRocco & Associates Inc.

Former Democratic Member of the United States House of Representatives from Idaho

 

Discussion moderated by:

Mr T.J. Grubisha

Counselor for Press and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Embassy Helsinki

Venue: U.S. Embassy, Helsinki

 

 

 12.9.2016

Warsaw NATO Summit in View of Security Situation in Baltic Sea Region

 

Opening remarks: H.E. Mr Przemyslaw Grudzinski, Ambassador of the Republic of Poland in Finland

Keynote speech: Mrs Beata Peksa, Director of the Security Policy Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland

Comments: Mr Timo Kantola, Deputy Director General of the Political Department

 Chair of the event: Mr Pertti Salolainen, MP, Minister (Hon.), Vice-Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Parliament of Finland

 The seminar was organized by The Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Helsinki and the Atlantic Council of Finland in co-operation with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs

 Venue: House of the Estates, Helsinki

   

 

   

 

 

 23.5.2016

The Road to the Warsaw Summit

Keynote Speech by Ambassador Tacan Ildem, Assistant Secretary General of NATO

Comments to the keynote speech: Mrs Anne Sipiläinen, Undersecretary of State, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

Chair of the event: Mr Pertti Salolainen, MP, Minister (Hon.), Vice-Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Parliament of Finland

Venue: House of the Estates, Helsinki

 

  

 

 

23.5.2016

Atlantic Council of Finland Annual Spring Meeting

Venue: House of the Estates, Helsinki

 

  

 

 16.2.2016

NATO’s current agenda and the Warsaw summit preparations

Speaker: Mrs Piritta Asunmaa, Finland’s Ambassador to NATO

Chair of the event: Mr Timo Kantola, Deputy Director General of the Political Department, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

The event was organized by the Atlantic Council of Finland and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

Venue: Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Helsinki

The language of the event was Finnish

Ambassador Piritta Asunmaa. Photo: Juho Vainonen/Ruotuväki   Ambassador Piritta Asunmaa. Photo: Antti-Pekka Manninen

 

The event was organised at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Photo: Juho Vainonen/Ruotuväki