Spring Event 2016 of the Consular Corps

01.06.2016, Hämeenlinna

Spring Event of the Consular Corps was held in Hämeenlinna, including a speech by Mr. Timo Kenakkala, Mayor of Hämeenlinna, visit to birth place of Jean Sibelius and visit to Katinen Manor, hosted by Honorary Consul (Emer.) Lars Krogius.

CC Events in 2010-2015

Consular Corps Events in 2010-2015

 

27 Jan 2010
CC Event at Restaurant Sipuli, speaker Mr. Jussi Pajunen, Mayor of Helsinki

15 June 2010
CC Event at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, speaker Mr. Alexander Stubb, Foreign Minister

23 – 24 April 2010
Nordic CC Conference in Stockholm

30 Sept 2010
CC Event at G.W. Sundsmans, speaker Professor Raimo Pullat

26 Oct 2010
CC Event at Kalastajatorppa, speaker Mr. Pekka Hallberg, “Rule of Law and Development”

22 Nov 2010
CC Event at Kalastajatorppa, speaker Mr. Erkki Liikanen, Bank of Finland

7 Dec 2010
Christmas Glögg Party at the Embassy of Sweden, hosted by H.E. Johan Molander

22 Feb 2011
CC Event at Kalastajatorppa, speaker Commander Ari Puheloinen

22 March 2011
CC Event at Kalastajatorppa, speaker Mr. Björn Wahlroos, Chairman of Sampo

14 April 2011
Visit to Planmeca Oy

13 – 15 May 2011
Nordic Conference at Kalastajatorppa, pre-cocktail with Chief Guests Mrs. Tarja Halonen and Mr. Martti Ahtisaari, presidents of Finland

29 Sept 2011
CC Event at Kalastajatorppa, speaker Colonel Lieutenant Arto Räty, “Crisis Management”

31 Oct 2011
CC Event at Kalastajatorppa, speaker Doctor Leena Mörttinen, Nordea, “Is there a way out of the economic distress”

25 – 26 Nov 2011
Training days for consular corps with a presentation by Mr. Pertti Torstila, Secretary of State

12 Jan 2012
Twelfth Night’s reception at the Residence of the Ambassador, hosted by H.E. Mathew Lodge, Ambassador of United Kingdom

25 Jan 2012
CC Event at Kalastajatorppa, speaker Minister Jaakko Iloniemi, “Future of EU, from the Finnish perspective”

26 March 2012
CC Event at Kalastajatorppa, speaker D.Sc. (Econ) Anne Brunila, Fortum: “Energy Market Update – Fortum Corporation”

25 April 2012
Dean’s Tea Party, discussion hosted by Dean of Consular Corps, Mr. Gaius Gyllenbögel

6 June 2012
Visit to European Chemicals Agency, ECHA in Helsinki

12 Sept 2012
Visit to Satakunnan Lennosto, Tampere and meeting of the Consular Corps at the Pirkkala Golf

12 Oct 2012
CC Event at Kalastajatorppa, speaker Tapani Erling, former Director General of Finnish Customs

10 November 2012
FICAC World Congress, Monaco

18 Dec 2012
Glöggparty, House of the Nobility, Helsinki

1 Feb 2013
CC Event at Kalastajatorppa, speaker H.E. Bruce J. Oreck, Ambassador of USA and Mrs. Cody Douglas-Oreck

3 April 2013
CC Event at St. Henry’s Cathedral, with Mr. Teemu Sippo, Monsignore SCJ, Diocese of Helsinki)

8 May 2013
CC Event at Kalastajatorppa, speaker H.E. Mart Tarmak, Ambassador of Estonia and Mrs. Krista Ruus

11 June 2013
Visit to the House of the Nobility, hosted by Mr. Johan Grotenfelt

16 Sept 2013
Visit to Korkeasaari Zoo, hosted by Ph.D. Jukka Salo

11 Oct 2013
CC Event at Engel Hall, speaker Minister Erkki Tuomioja

20 Nov 2013
CC Event at Kalastajatorppa, speaker Mr. Ilpo Kokkila, Chairman of the Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK)

17 Dec 2013
Christmas Reception at the Residence of the Ambassadors, hosted by H.E. Mathew Lodge, Ambassador of United Kingdom

13 Feb 2014
CC Event at Handelsgillet, speaker Mr. Mikael Silvennoinen, CEO of Pohjola Bank

14 March 2014
Dean’s Tea Party, hosted by the Dean of Consular Corps, Mr. Gaius Gyllenbögel

7 April 2014
CC Event at Kalastajatorppa, speaker Mr. Pertti Torstila, Secretary of State and Mrs. Eva Torstila

May 2014
CC Event, Invitation by Ambassador of Russia, Residence of the Ambassador, Helsinki

26 – 27 Sept 2014
Nordic-Baltic Consular Conference, Tallinn, Estonia

1 Oct 2014
CC Event at Kalastajatorppa, speaker Mr. Eero Heinäluoma, Speaker of the Parliament

10 Nov 2014
CC Event at Kalastajatorppa, speaker Ph.D. Mika Aaltola, Director, Finnish Institute of International Affairs

18 Nov 2014
CC Event at Restaurant India House, Helsinki, hosted by H.E. Ashok Kumar Sharma, Ambassador of India

24 Feb 2015
CC Event at Handelsgillet, speaker Ms. Tiina Suominen, Director, Immigration Unit, Finnish Immigration Service

18 March 2015
CC Event at Wanha Ylioppilastalo, speaker Mr. Carl Haglund, Minister of Defence

21 April 2015
CC Event, Invitation by H.E. Mr. Saad Kindeel, Ambassador of Iraq, Embassy of Iraq, Helsinki

21 May 2015
CC Meeting in Turku, hosted by the Consular Corps in Turku and Mr. Aleksi Randell, Mayor of Turku

15 Sept 2015
Visit to finance service company Taaleritehdas, “Big picture of the Global Economy”

6 Oct 2015
90 Years Celebration of the Consular Corps in Finland, Alexander Theatre, Helsinki

90th Years Celebration of Consular Corps in 2015 with (from left) Consul Margareta Eidenstein, President of CC in Sweden, Mr. Sauli Niinistö, President of Finland, Consul General Gaius Gyllenbögel and Professor Matti Klinge.

18 Dec 2015
CC Event, hosted by H.E. Mr. Elias Ginting, Ambassador of Indonesia, at Residence of the Ambassador

CC Events in 2000-2009

Consular Corps Events in 2000-2009

7 Feb 2000
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Minister Jaakko Iloniemi, “Comments of Presidential Elections”

18 May 2000
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Kari Häkämies, Minister of Interios

5 Sept 2000
Consular Golf at Amer Group Plc Golf Course at Bökars, hosted by CEO Roger Talermo

30 Oct 2000
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Peter Boldt, SAK

29 Jan 2001
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Jaakko Kalela, Secretary General to the President

23 April 2001
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Juha Niemelä, Foreign Ministry, “The Schengen Agreement”

7 Sept 2001
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Ville Itälä, Minister of Interior

22 Nov 2001
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Colonel Heikki Hult, “The Strategic Implications of Terrorism”

25 March 2002
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Matti Vanhala, Director General, Bank of Finland

23 May 2002
CC Event at Restaurant Savoy, speaker Mr. Jari Vilén, Foreign Trade Minister

11 Nov 2002
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mrs. Anneli Jäätteenmäki, Chaiman of the Centre Party

19 Feb 2003
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Ambassador Heikki Talvitie

4 Sept 2003
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mrs. Suvi-Anne Siimes, Chairman of Vasemmistoliitto

23 Nov 2003
7th Consular Congress of FICAC in Athens, Greece

5 Feb 2004
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Ms. Paula Lehtomäki, Minister for Foreign Trade

14 May 2004
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen

17 Sept 2004
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Paavo Lipponen, Speaker of the Parliament

17 Sept 2004 –
3-day visit by the Consular Corps of Stockholm in Finland with:
Tour to Porvoo, Lunch at Haikko Manor, evening at the Svenska Teatern
Visit to Suomenlinna, lunch at Kappeli

26 Nov 2004
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Minister Jaakko Iloniemi, “Evaluate two elections”

11 April 2005
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the Bank of Finland

19 May 2005
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Jyrki Katainen, Chairman of Conservative Party

31 Aug 2005
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Martti Ahtisaari, Former President of Finland

16 Sept 2005 –
3-day visit to Stockholm with visits to Livruskt, Nordea, Jernkontoret, dinner with Ambassador Torstila, following days with visit to Waxholm, dinner at Berns, China Teatern, visit to Drottninghols Slott, Kina Slott, lunch at Dottninghols Wärdhus

24 Nov 2005
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Jussi Pajunen, Mayor of Helsinki

10 March 2006
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Professor Tapani Hovi, National Public Health Institute

12 May 2006
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Antti Peltomäki, State Secretary, EU Affairs, Prime Minister’s Office

4 Sept 2006
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Björn Wahlroos, President and CEO of Sampo Group

16 Sept 2006
Diplomatic Association, 25th Anniversary Gala Dinner, Chief Guest Ms. Paula Lehtomäki

4 – 9 November 2006
FICAC World Congress of Consuls in Montego Bay, Jamaica

15 Nov 2006
CC Event at Restaurant Savoy, speaker Mr. Jukka Hienonen, President and CEO of Finnair

5 March 2007
Visit to YLE, The Finnish Broadcasting Company, hosted by Director General Mikael Jungner

4 June 2007
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Janne Virkkunen, Chief Editor, Helsingin Sanomat

21 Sept 2007
Visit to Tallinn together with the Consular Corps of Stockholm

1 April 2008
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Stefan Wallin, Minister of Culture and Sport

21 May 2008
The 25th FICAC Anniversary Consular Meeting and Gala Dinner, Chief Guest President Martti Ahtisaari

18 Nov 2008
CC Event at Svenska Klubben, speaker Mr. Erkki Liikanen, Director General of Bank of Finland

11 Feb 2009
CC Event at Katajanokan Kasino, speaker Mr. Alexander Stubb, Foreign Minister

20 May 2009
Visit to Malmgård, hosted by Earl Creuz

27 May 2009
CC Event at Hilton Hotel, speaker Mrs. Maria Guzenina-Richardson, Vice Chair of SDP party

16 Sept 2009
CC Event at Palace Hotel, in honour of the Dean, Consul General Harry Berner, Secretary, Consul General harry Blässar and Mrs. Laila Blässar

23 Nov 2009
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Minister Pertti Salolainen

10 Dec 2009
Christmas Glögg Party at the Residence of the Ambassador of Indonesia, H.E. Lilik Purwanto

CC Events in 1990s

Consular Corps Events in Helsinki 1990-1999

7 Feb 1990
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Dr. Paavo Väyrynen, Chairman of the Center Party

3 April 1990
Visit to Postipankki Oy

17 May 1990
Consular Corps invited for a lunch at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, hosted by Mr. Ossi Sunell, Under Secretary

10 Sept 1990
Lunch for FICAC Board of Directors at the Palace Hotel

14 Dec 1990
CC Christmas Luncheon at Handelsgillet, speaker Mr. Ulf Sundqvist, STS Bank

19 March 1991
CC Event at Restaurant Savoy, speaker Mrs. Elisabeth Rehn, Minister of Defence

27 Aug 1991
CC Event at Restaurant Savoy, speaker Mr. Martti Ahtisaari, Secretary of State

9 Sept 1991
Visit to Ilmailumuseo hosted by Mr. Antti Potila, President of Finnair

4 Nov 1991
Visit to Alko, hosted by Mr. Heikki Koski, President of Alko and Mr. Bertil Roslin

28 Jan 1992
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Esko Aho, Prime Minister of Finland

23 Sept 1992
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Ilkka Suominen, Speaker of the Parliament

16 Nov 1992
3-day FICAC Congress in Monaco

25 Nov 1992
Visit to Imatran Voima Oy, hosted by Mr. Kalevi Numminen, Chairman

2 Feb 1993
Visit to Helsinki Town Hall, hosted by Lord Mayor Kari Rahkamo

30 March 1993
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Heikki Talvitie, Under Secretary of State

31 May 1993
Visit to Bank of Finland, hosted by Mr. Harri Holkeri, Member of the Board

15 Sept 1993
Visit to Korkeasaari Zoo, hosted by Mr. Ilkka Koivisto, Intendent

14 Dec 1993
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Ambassador Eva-Christina Mäkeläinen, Protocol Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

18 Feb 1994
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Professor Matti Klinge

22 April 1994
Consul Matti Elovaara invited the Consular Corps for a luncheon at Tamro Oy in Vantaa

25 May 1994
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Paavo Lipponen, Chairman of SDP party

30 Aug 1994
Visit to Embassy of China, hosted by H.E. Ambassador Zheng Jinjiong

17 Oct 1994
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Kalevi Sorsa, Prime Minister of Finland

30 Nov 1994
Visit to Embassy of Iran, hosted by H.E. Seyed Ali Mahmoudi

25 Jan 1995
CC Event at Restaurant Savoy, speaker Mr. Matti Aura, Managing Director of Central Chamber of Commerce

23 Feb 1995
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Paavo Lipponen, Chairman of SDP party

11 May 1995
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Ole Norrback, EU Minister

25 May 1995
3-day FICAC Conference in Limassol, Cyprus

19 Sept 1995
Visit to Eduskunta, Luncheon hosted by Mrs. Riitta Uosukainen, Speaker of the Parliament

23 Oct 1995
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Gustaf Möller, Judge in the High Court

31 Jan 1996
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Esko Aho, Chairman of the Central Party

19 Feb 1996
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mrs. Eva-Riitta Siitonen, Mayor of Helsinki

9 April 1996
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker H.E. Derek N. Shearer, Ambassador of USA to Finland

21 May 1996
Visit to Helsinki Central Rescue Center, hosted by Rescue Commander Rainer Alho

28 Sept 1996
Annual CC Dinner at Kalastajatorppa together with the Executive Committee of FICAC

29 Oct 1996
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Jukka Valtasaari, Secretary of State

18 March 1997
CC Event at Restaurant Savoy, speaker Mr. Sauli Niinistö, Minister of Finance

18 Sept 1997
Visit to Nokia Group, hosted by Consul Stefan Widomski

4 Dec 1997
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mrs. Sirkka Hämäläinen, Governor, Bank of Finland

21 Jan 1998
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mrs. Tarja Halonen, Foreign Minister

11 May 1998
4-day FICAC General Assembly in Eilat, Israel

26 May 1998
Visit to Kesko Oy, hosted by CEO Matti Honkala and Deputy Chief Executive Timo Karake

9 Sept 1998
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mrs. Suvi-Anne Siimes, Chairman of Vasemmistoliitto

24 Nov 1998
CC Event at Restaurant Pörssi, speaker Mr. Esko Aho, Chairman of the Center Party

28 Jan 1999
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Mr. Paavo Lipponen, Prime Minister of Finland

25 May 1999
Visit to Ice Breaker Urho

10 Sep 1999
CC Event at Palace Hotel, speaker Ms. Heidi Hautala, Member of the European Parliament

16 Nov 1999
CC Event at Restaurant Sipuli, speaker Mrs. Elisabeth Rehn, Presidential Candidate