How Finland Is Using Public Diplomacy to Celebrate Its Centennial

Monday, October 2, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

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American Foreign Service Association, Ground Floor Conference Room 2101 E Street NW, Washington, DC

Join the Center on Communication Leadership & Policy, in partnership with the Public Diplomacy Council, for a presentation by Ambassador Kirsti Kauppi of Finland. Ms. Kirsti Kauppi became Ambassador of Finland to the United States in September 2015. Before that (2012-2015), she was Political Director at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Helsinki. From 2009-2012, Ambassador Kauppi served as Director General for Africa and the Middle East. In 2005, she was appointed Ambassador of Finland to Austria and Permanent Representative to the UN-related international organizations located in Vienna. During her term in Vienna, Ambassador Kauppi also served for three years as the Finnish Governor in the IAEA Board of Governors, including vice-chair of the Board.

The presentation will discuss how Finland's public diplomacy initiatives embrace music, architecture, sports and much more. Please RSVP with name and contact information to Thank you!

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Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy
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