Governor General of Canada Mary Simon will make a state visit to Finland from 6 to 10 February 2023. The visit will be hosted by President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö together with his spouse, Dr. Jenni Haukio. On Thursday 9 February, President Niinistö and Governor General Simon will visit Rovaniemi.
Arktikum Science Centre, the President and the Governor General will
participate at a panel discussion on the impacts of climate change in the
Arctic. University students and staff members will be invited to the event.
also be followed online, link will be available closer to the event on the event
calendar of the university.
programme in Rovaniemi will include an introduction to Sámi language teaching
at Ylikylä primary school and a visit to Lapland Air Command.
Niinistö made a state visit to Canada in October 2014.
Pressrelease on the website of the Office of the President of the Republic of Finland
Rector Antti Syväjärvi
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