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Ulkomaantoimittajien yhdistys

National Network: 
Finland
Address: 
No address
00180 Helsinki
Finland
Telephone: 
No telephone
Organisation Type: 
Other
Year of Establishment: 
1983
Fields of Activity: 
General Information: 

Association of Finnish Foreign Affairs Journalists (Ulkomaantoimittajien yhdistys) is an organisation aiming to assist and promote reporters of foreign affairs in their work. It is founded in 1983 and members of the board participate on voluntary basis. Source of funding is member fees.

The association is meant to increase the professional possibilities of the reporters and other media workers. The association of Finnish Foreign Affairs Journalists organizes on regular basis different kinds of meetings and conversational events for its members. Embassy visits are organized 3-5 times per year, in spring 2015 our members have visited the embassies of Israel, Slovakia and China.

The association aims to organize trips abroad to create new contacts with colleagues abroad. Fall 2015 association trip destination is Stockholm.

Mission and Objectives: 

To promote foreign affairs journalism in Finland. 

Main Projects / Activities: 

Association's main activities are embassy visits (3-5 visits per year), discussion events and visits to companies and organizations. To provide networking possibilities for foreign affairs journalists, journalism students and other media workers.