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Foreign Ministry at Matka Nordic Travel Fair 2023

Arrive and meet specialists in the Foreign Ministry at the Ministry’s stand 6r50. They will advise you on what to do if you are in trouble abroad or if you have concerns about travelling to a particular nation. You can get the latest information on travel safety at the Ministry’s endure, and even spin a wheel of fortune.
The Ministry regarding Foreign Affairs will be present at Matka Nordic Journey Fair, held at Messukeskus in Helsinki from 19 to 22 January. Finns are again interested in venturing abroad after the pandemic yrs.
Consuls symbolizing Finland abroad will be providing practical advice on what to do before travelling and how to solve troubles when travelling. Finns can look to Finland’s embassies and other representations abroad when they need help, for instance , if their passport has been taken.   The fair events will be hosted by Tuomo Meretniemi , a tourism professional plus an experienced adventurer, sailor plus author.
At the fair, the Ministry for International Affairs will be presenting the services for travellers plus reminding them of traveling safety: what does the Ministry’s journey advice mean, why post a travel notification and take out a travel insurance?
The Foreign Ministry will even be on the stage at Matka Nordic Take a trip Fair. On Friday 20  January at 13. forty five, Minister for Development Assistance and Foreign Trade Ville Skinnari will be talking about travel and leisure in Finland.   On Saturday 21  January in 13, Minister for International Affairs Pekka Haavisto is going to be recounting his travel encounters. On Sunday 22  The month of january at 12. 30, experts from the Foreign Ministry is going to be taking part in a panel debate focusing on how to travel properly abroad and how to prepare for your trip.


  • Outi Saarikoski, Director, Unit for Consular Assistance, tel. +358  295  350  696
  • Petra Sarias, Content and Communications Specialist, tel. +358  295  351  593
  • The email addresses from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs are in the format firstname. lastname@formin. fi.


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