Events organized by the Consular Corps in Finland r.y.

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

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

Consular Corps in Finland hosts 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 events is English.

Please note: due the COVID19 situation all planned physical events of this fall have been cancelled. We shall inform Members about the 2021 Event Calendar in January.

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.

Virtual meeting with Mr. Matti Heimonen, Head of Protocol, Finland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Over 30 Honorary Consuls representing over 20 countries joined the last Consular Corps Meeting of 2020. Reflecting all the changes we have experienced during this year, the CC Agenda was also closed with another virtual meeting.

Head of Protocol share his own valuable experiences of working with Finland’s Honorary Consuls around the world, opened the process of selecting Honorary Consuls to represent foreign countries in Finland and answered plenty of questions around practicalities and processes raised by the audience.

Meeting was hosted by the Dean of Consular Corps, Mr. Johan Grotenfelt, Honorary Consul of Nicaragua and moderated by the Secretary, Mr. Wille Eerola, Honorary Consul General of Pakistan.

We want to thank everyone attended and especially Mr. Matti Heimonen for his time, efforts and such a wonderful support to whole Consular Corps in Finland.