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Finland – Strengthening its International Position

October 31 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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About the Event: 

Finland became a successful welfare state from a poor rural country a century ago. As an EU member state for 25 years, it took over the rotating Presidency of the European Union in July, 2019. This seminar is meat to find out the reasons behind Finland’s success story as a welfare state and will answer the following questions: 

 
  • What kind of priorities does Finland have?
  • What are Finland’s foreign and security policy priorities?
  • How can a small state be more influential compared to its larger counterparts?

About the Speaker: 

Arja Makkonen, Roving Ambassador of Finland to South Caucasus.
 
Language: English 

Details

Date:
October 31
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Organizer

Political Science and International Affairs Program

Venue

Akian Art Gallery, PAB