President Niinistö to visit Åland Islands

Office of the President of the Republic of Finland
Press release 21/2021
13 October 2021

President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö will visit the Åland Islands on Wednesday 20 October 2021.

President Niinistö will attend a seminar on demilitarisation and neutralisation of Åland and deliver its opening speech. President Niinistö will also meet regional representatives and discuss topical issues of the Åland Islands with them.

This seminar is one in a series of events organised to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Åland Islands’ autonomy. On 20 October 2021, one hundred years will have passed since the Åland Convention on the demilitarisation and neutralisation was signed.