July 24 – 28, 2024

Pekka Haavisto is a long time member of the Finnish Parliament. He recently served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs when Finland joined Nato in 2023. As a Green Party leader Haavisto has also served as the Minister of the Environment and the Minister of International Development.

Haavisto is a peace negotiator and a defender of both democracy and human rights. Haavisto is especially experienced in foreign policy and international operations. He has led research into the environmental impact of wars and represented the EU and the UN in various crises all over the world. Haavisto has also authored numerous books. His beloved hobbies are literature, Beetle cars, and wooden boats.

This presentation is made possible by: Finlandia Foundation National and Finnair.