Events of the Consular Corps

Konsulikunta kokoontuu säännöllisesti lounas- ja muiden tilaisuuksien muodossa ja tapahtumiin ovat tervetulleita kaikki diplomaattikunnan edustajat.

Helsingfors konsulskår arrangerar för sina medlemmar månatligen lunchtillställningar med högklassiga föredrag, företags-, samfunds- och landsortsbesök samt visiter på olika länders ambassader.

Consular Corps of Finland join together for luncheons and other events regularly. Members of the Diplomatic Corps of all Embassies in Helsinki are invited to most of the Consular Gatherings. The Career Consul of other Diplomates responsible for the consular activities are meant for participating in the functions but also H.E. the Ambassador is very welcome to attend. The language of the Consular Corps in Finland is English.

Coming events

Invitations are emailed separately but please save the dates!

CC Christmas Glögg, 17 December at 16:00 – 18:00 in Helsinki, traditional closing of the fall season.

February 2019, CC Luncheon in Helsinki with a Minister level Guest Speaker.

March 2019, CC Corporate Visit in Helsinki.

Please note: Invitations to the events are sent to Members of Consular Corps in 3-4 weeks prior the event.

Previous events

Please click the links for every monthly CC Event held. Furthermore, we have documented all Consular Corps Events since 1971 and for details of those events held in the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and 2000s and 2010-2015 please click each section showing the full list of each period of time.

CC Luncheon, 20 Nov 2018, with Mr. Petteri Orpo, Minister of Finance.

November 20, 2018.

Consular Corps had a great honour to have Mr. Petteri Orpo, Finland’s Minister of Finance joining the CC Luncheon as the Guest Speaker.

During these very busy times in the Finnish politics, Minister Petteri Orpo joined us to share his visions, views and thoughts and a very active Q&A session about the Finnish politics, many elections of 2019, EU, Brexit, defence, reform in the social and healthcare systems of Finland and much more.

Minister of Finance, Mr. Petteri Orpo shared his extensive views on various current issues in the Finnish and European politics with the audience.

Fifty people from the Consular Corps and Diplomatic Corps joined this event at the Svenska Klubben in Helsinki and we want to thank Minister Petteri Orpo and all the participants for their valuable time and active participation!

Mr. Johan Grotenfelt, HC of Nicaragua and Dean of the Consular Corps chaired the discussions after the Minister Petteri Orpo’s speech.
Dean of Consular Corps, HC of Nicaragua, Mr. Johan Grotenfelt thanked Minister Petteri Orpo with a book describing the best traditional Finnish secrets for fishing.