The Governor-General of Australia, Sir Peter Cosgrove, and his spouse Lady Cosgrove are making a state visit to Finland during 27–29 April 2016. President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö and his spouse Mrs Jenni Haukio received the guests at the Presidential Palace on Thursday, 28 April 2016.
President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö attended Nuclear Security Summit held in Washington from 31 March to 1 April 2016. The summit was hosted by Barack Obama, President of the United States. The goal of the summit was to reinforce international cooperation in order to prevent nuclear terrorism. Issues discussed included the actions of national authorities, and the role of international organisations and agreements in improving nuclear security. Representatives of around 50 countries and int
»Finland and Japan are building a new strategic partnership, including closer cooperation in terms of political ties and in the areas of the economy, science and technology, education and equality...»