What can we learn from the coronavirus pandemic? How do we restore the economy? The Kultaranta Talks attracted more than one thousand questions from the public, and President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö answered them on Yle Radio Suomi on Monday, 25 May. The topics ranged from foreign policy to the economy and communality.
The Kultaranta Talks, hosted by President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö, were held on Sunday 24 May. The talks were headed ‘After corona – What kind of Finland? In what kind of a world?’ and focused on the outlook for world politics, economy and society at large.
The 2020 Kultaranta Talks weekend began on Friday, 22 May with President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö’s media event. President Niinistö spoke about the coming talks with reporters, who participated in the event via video links.
The state and future of democracy was discussed at the concluding session of 2019 Kultaranta Talks with the topic “Politics in disruption – will democracy persist?” Moderated by Olli Seuri, journalist for the Finnish Broadcasting Company Yle, the discussion touched on issues such as populism, technology, economy and the political activity of young people.
The second day of the Kultaranta Talks on 17 June took off with a panel discussion on European security and its makers. The topic was approached from the point of view of the similarities and differences between the European countries.
President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö and Federal President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier opened the 2019 Kultaranta Talks by discussing the change and future of Europe. In his opening remarks, President Niinistö challenged the audience to think what Europe has in common.
Steinmeier Frank-Walter, President of the Federal Republic of Germany Aaltola Mika, Programme Director, Finnish Institute of International Affairs Aittokoski Heikki, Foreign News Reporter, Helsingin Sanomat Alizad Arman, Producer Andersson…