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MFA: Foreign Minister Haavisto to discuss a globally stronger EU at a “We are Europe” discussion event

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Minister for Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto will discuss the EU’s global role in the Think Corner in Helsinki on 9 November. The aim is to hear people’s thoughts and wishes about the future of Europe. The event is part of Finnish ministers’ “We are Europe” tour.

Minister Haavisto will exchange views with citizens on the EU’s global role on Tuesday 9 November at 9.00 –10.30 at the Think Corner on Yliopistonkatu 4 in Helsinki. Researcher Tyyne Karjalainen from the Finnish Institute of International Affairs and Inka Sylgren, Vice Chair of the Board of the Student Union of the University of Helsinki will take part in the discussion. You can attend the event in person and present questions and views at the Think Corner. It is also possible to follow a webcast of the event and present questions and comments online.

This autumn and winter, Finnish ministers will tour the country and listen to people’s ideas and wishes for the future of Europe. The citizens’ messages will be passed on as part of an EU-level debate on what kind of Europe we want to build. The “We are Europe” discussion events are part of the Conference on the Future of Europe.

Read more about the event at the Think Corner and the Foreign Minister’s views on a globally stronger EU on the tour website and on Facebook. You can follow the event and comment also online as the event will be streamed live.

Inquiries:

Otto Turtonen, Special Adviser to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, tel. +358 295 350 015 

Saku Pesonen, Unit for Communications on Current Affairs, tel. +358 295 350 407

The email addresses of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs are in the format firstname.lastname@formin.fi

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