President of the Republic of Finland, Mr. Sauli Niinistö’s speech to the new Government, 6 June 2019

President Niinisto said:

“Very early in your term of office, at the beginning of July, Finland will take over the Presidency of the European Union. The six-month term will be exceptionally demanding in many ways, but I believe that you will hand over a more functional Union to your successor.”

Mr. President’s full speech can be found here.

The Boston Global Forum and the Michael Dukakis Institute for Leadership and Innovation honored President Sauli Niinisto with the World Leader for Peace and Cybersecurity Award at Global Cybersecurity Day December 12, 2018 at Loeb House, Harvard University.