60th Anniversary of Finland’s Membership to the United Nations Celebration by Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
Speeches & Entertainment Program of event hosted by Rita Strömmer:
Jean Sibelius: Adante Festivo Music by Tapiola Youth Symphony Orchestra Strings conducted by Jorma Paunula,
Welcoming words by Timo Soini, Foreign Minister,
Opening speech by Sauli Niinistö, President of Finland,
From neutrality to Activity by Finnish UN Ambassadors Klaus Törnudd & Marjatta Rasi,
Intro of keynote speaker Minister Elisabeth Rehn,
Keynote speech by mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-general of the United Nations,
Taivas on Sininen ja Valkoinen song by Ninni Poijärvi & Ali Al-abbas,
Case#1 Finnish Expertise in Action, Verifying the use of Syrian Chemical Weapons by Dr. Paula Vanninen, director of Verifin,
Sustainable Development — Making it Happen by Juha Sipilä, Prime Minister,
Case#2 Finnish Innovation for development of UniWash in Uganda by Marja-Riitta Ketola, Executive director of the Finnish National Committee for UNICEF & Pekka Kariniemi, Chairman of the board of Biolan City,
Fighting song by Signmark as Special Representative to Promote Disabled People’s Rights, Address by speaker of the Parliament Maria Llohela,
World’s best News by the Youth Group,
Concluding Remarks by Timo Soini.