President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö participated in the International Security Conference in Munich on 17-18 February 2018. The conference agenda focused mainly on the future of Europe and there was also much discussion about Russia and the situation in Ukraine.
President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö attended the Centennial Celebration of the Restoration of the State of Lithuania on Friday 16 February 2018 in Vilnius. Among those attending the celebrations were the presidents of Estonia, Latvia, Germany and Iceland, and members of the Danish and Swedish royal families.
»The inauguration of the President of the Republic of Finland took place in Helsinki on Thursday 1 February 2018. At 12 noon, President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö took the oath of office, the solemn affirmation referred to in section 56 of the Constitution. ...»
»Dear Finnish expatriates and people of Finnish heritage around the world. There are many of you! There were hundreds of thousands of you even before our independence, now there are up to two million people ...»