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  President of Finland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The President of Finland (Suomen Tasavallan Presidentti; Republiken Finlands President) is the Head of State of Finland.
The first President, Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg, was chosen by the Parliament due to the transition rule of the constitution.
From the date of Finland's independence on December 6, 1917 until the end of the Finnish Civil War in May 1918, Per Evind Svinhufvud was the head of state of White Finland in his capacity as Chairman of the Senate.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Presidents_of_Finland   (1781 words)

 Finland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Republic of Finland (Finnish: Suomen tasavalta, Swedish: Republiken Finland) is a Nordic country in northeastern Europe, bordered by the Baltic Sea to the southwest, the Gulf of Finland to the south and the Gulf of Bothnia to the west.
During the 18th century, virtually the whole of Finland was twice occupied by Russian forces (1714–1721 and 1742–1743), by the Finns known as the Greater Wrath and the Lesser Wrath.
The climate in Southern Finland is a northern temperate climate.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/F/Finland.htm   (3319 words)

 USA-Presidents.Info - Teddy Roosevelt Third State of the Union Address
President McKinley appointed five men who had been active and prominent in the public charities in Washington, all of whom upon taking office July 1, 1900, resigned from the different charities with which they had been connected.
It is not possible to give a complete list, and some of the reports that speak of "revolutions" must mean unsuccessful revolutions.
The above is only a partial list of the revolutions, rebellions, insurrections, riots, and other outbreaks that have occurred during the period in question; yet they number 53 for the 57 years.
www.usa-presidents.info /union/roosevelt-3.html   (10462 words)

 Finland: institutions and history - EUbusiness   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
March, 2000, Finland has been governed by institutions based on the Constitution adopted on 11 June, 1999, which replaces the four texts of a constitutional nature in application up until then, in particular the "Form of Government" of July 1919 and the "Constitutional Law over the Parliamentary Assembly" of January 1928.
The President of the Republic is elected for six years by direct universal ballot.
Progressively, Finland is consolidating its ties with Occidental Europe: entry into the United Nations Organisation (UN) in 1955, signature of a free-trade agreement with the European Economic Community (EEC) in 1973, full-fledged member of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) in 1986, and then in the European Economic Area (EES) in 1992.
www.eubusiness.com /Finland/25479   (513 words)

 Finland in the New Europe — www.greenwood.com
Finland is an admirable nation that has survived and prospered in the 20th century while living in a dangerous neighborhood.
Finland is still widely remembered for its successful resistance against Soviet attempts to subjugate it during World War II, but less is known about the skillful balancing act by which Finns preserved their independence and way of life during the Cold War.
Finland is in fact one of the few European nations that can claim an unbroken record of democratic rule ever since the beginning of the 20th century.
www.greenwood.com /books/BookDetail.asp?sku=B6371   (502 words)

 Introduction: Finland, basic facts (the s.c.nordic FAQ)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Finland shares a common border in the north with Norway, in the east a long border (1,269 km) with Russia, on the south it is bordered by the Gulf of Finland, and on the west by the Gulf of Bothnia and Sweden.
Most of Finland is made of ancient granite bedrock, which has been shaped and fractured by numerous ice ages, the marks of which can be seen e.g in the complex lake system, the equally complex archipelagos and the huge boulders scattered all over the country.
Finland's rivers are short and shallow, the longest being located in the north.
www.lysator.liu.se /nordic/scn/faq41.html   (956 words)

Temporary exceptions to fundamental rights which are consistent with Finland's international human rights obligations and of a character necessary during an armed attack on Finland as well as under exceptional circumstances threatening the life of the nation and lawfully comparable in gravity to an armed attack may be prescribed by Act of Parliament.
Section 50 The management and condition of the Bank of Finland, the actions of the Governors and the Board of the Bank of Finland and the condition and management of the funds under the supervision of Parliament shall be inspected by the standing committee to which these duties are assigned by the Procedure of Parliament.
Chapter 6 Measures Relating to the Bank of Finland, the Social Insurance Institution and the Library of Parliament Section 83 (22 July 1991/1078) Parliament shall appoint nine Governors to supervise the administration and activities of the Bank of Finland and the administration of the funds for which Parliament is responsible.
www.eduskunta.fi /kirjasto/Lait/constitution.html   (12903 words)

 ICL - Finland - Constitution
If a Representative is elected President of the Republic or appointed or elected to one of the aforesaid offices, he or she shall cease to be a Representative from the date of appointment or election.
When the President of the Republic is prevented from carrying out of his or her duties, these are taken over by the Prime Minister or, if the Prime Minister too is incapacitated, by the Minister acting as Deputy Prime Minister.
Tenured judges are appointed by the President of the Republic in accordance with the procedure laid down by an Act.
www.oefre.unibe.ch /law/icl/fi00000_.html   (12071 words)

 Country Informations and Maps (Finland)
FINLAND LINKS (aka FinnLinks) is a compilation of annotated and categorized, English language websites concerned with matters relating to Finns and Finland.
Ministry of Transportation and Communications: Finland will continue to be one of the international leaders in the transport and telecommunications fields with regard to quality, efficiency, and expertise.
The mission of the Prime Minister's Office is to ensure that decision-making by the President of the Republic and the Council of State proceeds smoothly, and to assist the Prime Minister by providing political, operational and administrative services.
www.tuttinsieme.it /tutti/tut/eur/finland/country.htm   (526 words)

 Nordic FAQ - 4 of 7 - FINLAND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Swedish-speaking minority of Finland descends chiefly from the settlers that arrived with the Christian missionaries and crusaders in the early middle ages.
SW Finland appears to have been allied with central Sweden already in the Viking age, so it has been hypothesized that the campaign was a punitive expedition against an ally that had become unreliable, perhaps because of the influence of Greek Orthodox missionaries.
On February 15th, 1362, the provinces in Finland can be said to have been officially acknowledged as equal parts of the realm under Swedish crown as the national law now was enforced in all parts of the realm, and Finland was represented at the election of king.
www.faqs.org /faqs/nordic-faq/part4_FINLAND   (17049 words)

 News - 9 November 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The President attended a fundraising luncheon for the Non-Governmental Organisations -Committee on the Status of Women honoring the twelve female ambassadors to the United Nations in New York.
In his remarks the President emphasized the importance of girls' education as a way of opening opportunities for their meaningful participation in economic and political life.
Holkeri met with the President of the 52nd Session of the General Assembly and Chairman of the Human Rights Committee of the Parliament of Ukraine, H.E. Mr.
www.un.org /ga/president/55/news/091100.htm   (294 words)

 globalinfo.org - Feb 25, ENGLAND (#28307)
But she was short of what specifically Finland would do to follow up the presidential agreement with Tanzania.
Finland is "a winner with the Nokia phenomenon" but "we know how unfair globalisation is," she said.
Finland is not the European Union, the European Union is not Europe, and Europe is not the world, she argued.
www.globalinfo.org /eng/reader.asp?ArticleId=28307   (724 words)

 The Saddam Oil Bribes: the complete al-Mada list   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The table lists vertically the names of countries and the names of the beneficiaries, be they individuals or companies.
Horizontally, it lists the stage of the Memorandum of Understanding and the allocations given to beneficiaries in millions of barrels.
Quickly scrolling down the list is a real shocker, not that the names are recognizable, since in all but a few cases I haven't a clue who or what they are.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1068890/posts   (4115 words)

 Internet2: Presenters List
She served on the Board of Directors of CUMREC where she was President and Vice-Chair; on the Board of Directors of CAUSE where she was Secretary-Treasurer; and on the first Board of Directors of EDUCUASE where she was a founder.
Richard A. Bendis is President and CEO of Innovation Philadelphia (IP), a public/private partnership dedicated to growing the wealth and the workforce of the Greater Philadelphia Region.
As vice president of MCI Digital Information Services from 1982-1986, he led the engineering of MCI Mail, the first commercial email service to be connected to the Internet.
events.internet2.edu /presenters.cfm   (16502 words)

 Female Presidents
Acting President of the Congress and acting Deputy Head of State 1978-79.She was President of Partido Revolucionario de los Izquierda Nazional Gueiler 1979-94, Exile in France 1980-82, Ambassador in Embassy to West Germany 1982-83, and to Venezuela 1983-86 and since 1993 She was deposed by the 129
As President of the People's Chamber she was acting as the last Head of State of the German Democratic Republic, DDR/GDR before the reunification.
During the Civil War the President was killed and as the highest ranking remaining official, she became Acting President (27.10.93-5.2.94).
www.guide2womenleaders.com /Presidents.htm   (2349 words)

 News - 20 November 2000
Furthermore, the General Assembly decided that the dates of the special session of the General Assembly for the follow-up to the World summit for Children would be from 19 to 21 September 2001.
The President met with the Permanent Representative of Iceland, H.E. Mr.
The President attended a reception hosted by the Permanent Representative of the Sultanate of Oman, H.E. Mr.
www.un.org /ga/president/55/news/201100.htm   (275 words)

 globalinfo.org - Mar 17, FINLAND (#28723)
Finland and Tanzania conceived the initiative in May 2003, and it was subsequently fleshed out in forums held during the rest of the year and launched at a conference in October.
The presidents of Finland and Tanzania co-chaired the World Commission, allowing the two countries added traction for the Helsinki Process.
Pettifor says that Finland's position outside the vortex of international finance capital interests and Tanzania's situation as a victim of globalization may mean that the Helsinki Process will attract powerful players who want to see real change.
www.globalinfo.org /eng/reader.asp?ArticleId=28723   (991 words)

 Papal Funeral: Foreign Dignitaries
Funeral delegation led by: President Alfred Moisiu, former presidents Sali Berisha and Rexhep Meidani, Prime Minister Fatos Nano; Albanian religious leaders: Selim Muca of the (Sunni) Muslim community, Rrok Mirdita, the Catholic Archbishop, Haxhi Dede Reshat Bardhi of the (Shiite) Bektashi Muslim sect and Orthodox Archbishop Anastasios of the Orthodox community
President Bush and first lady Laura Bush greet Pope John Paul II at the Vatican on June 4, 2004.
The president and the pope were in accord in opposing abortion, but John Paul II was a staunch, vocal opponent of the Iraq war.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/photo/pope/dignitaries/day.html   (2893 words)

 Israel News - Daily News Alert from Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Ousted Iraqi president Saddam Hussein admitted to investigative judges that helicopters were used to machine-gun civilians in the central shrine city of Karbala.
Israel is third only to America and Canada in the number of companies listed on NASDAQ, and the country attracts twice the number of venture-capital (VC) investments as the whole of Europe.
Vice President Abdul Khalim Khaddam, Foreign Minister Farouk a-Sharaa, Defense Minister Hassan al-Turkumani, and former deputy prime minister Mustafa Tlass are all in their late 60s and 70s.
www.dailyalert.org   (5333 words)

 lists.uua.org Mailing Lists
Below is a listing of all the public mailing lists on lists.uua.org.
List administrators, you can visit the list admin overview page to find the management interface for your list.
Presidents of UU Congregations and Fellowships in the Mid-South District
lists.uua.org /mailman/listinfo   (1233 words)

 Iowa Women's Archives, U of Iowa Libraries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Fort Madison civic leader and former president of the University of Iowa Alumni Association Board.
Former president of the Fort Madison Chapter of the NAACP.
Artist and educator born in Oulo, Finland who attended the School of the Art Institute in Chicago and taught drawing theory at the University of Illinois for thirteen years.
www.lib.uiowa.edu /iwa/holdings.htm   (4448 words)

 Finland News
Finland News continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
There is concern within the party that President Halonen's supporters will not be mobilised to vote.
The competition of Finnish mobile application was won by an SMS application that was developed and produced by Quickclic Finland Oy and Lahti Science and Business Park.
www.topix.net /world/finland   (1261 words)

 Famous Hams and ex-Hams
Eminent physicist and space scientist nominated by President George Bush on 11-MAR- 2005, to be the 11th Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
President of the University of Maine at Machias (UMM); credited with helping to raise the enrollment at UMM during his relatively short tenure (from 2000).
Founder/past president YLISSB System; she also was a nurse and one of the first airline stewardesses for American Airlines in Little Rock, Arkansas; see official YL International web site; links.
users.tellurian.com /gjurrens/famous_hams.html   (6246 words)

Accompanied President Ford to the signing ceremony for the Final Act of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe.
Met with President Koivisto and Foreign Minister Vayrynen en route to Moscow.
Accompanied President Reagan to meetings with President Koivisto en route to Moscow.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ho/trvl/12890.htm   (210 words)

 World Statesmen.org
Lists do not reflect the legitimacy of leaders or governments.
and secessionist movements are listed regardless of political affiliations.
Political party orientation descriptions are the authors personal impression of the orientation of a party and do not necessarily represent the parties' own opinion.
www.worldstatesmen.org   (203 words)

 The year's finest / BEST BOOKS OF 2004
We are, Phillips suggests, curiously unfamiliar with this family that has produced two of our past three presidents, and such ignorance might ultimately diminish the ability of the American people to remain in control of their political system.
But the bulk of the pieces in "The Lemon Table" are set in Barnes' native England, and he shows the surest of touches in matters large and small as he explores some fascinating interstices of English life.
The 37 chapters and several prefaces and appendices are crammed with oral histories and character studies of figures ranging from President Vicente Fox to Marta Irene, a bright, impoverished Mazatec girl living in the slums of today's Mexico City.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/chronicle/a/2004/12/12/RVG19A57QS1.DTL&type=books   (15928 words)

 Pravda.RU Gold Exploration Project In Finland
LUKoil is to widen its gas transport network in Bulgaria, according to an announcement made today by Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov at a joint press conference with the Russian President's Plenipotentiary for the Central Federal Region, Georgi Poltavchenko.
The world's fourth-largest gold company will pay for a 5% stake in the company, which is listed on London's Alternative Investment Market More details...
He noted that the company was going to achievethis goal by expanding the range of offered products More details...
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 EAAS - European Association for American Studies
President: Rodica Mihaila, Director, Center for American Studies, University of Bucharest.
President: Maria Teresa Turell, Dept. de Filología Inglesa, Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Rambla, 30-32 08002 Barcelona
President: Gülriz Büken, Department of History, Administrative and Social Sciences, Faculty of Economics, Bilkent University, 06533 Bilkent, Ankara, Turkey.
www.eaas.info /national.htm   (1538 words)

 LIST OF PRESIDENTS OF NATIONAL PAEDIATRIC SOCIETIES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
this is an attempt to refresh the mailing list of representatives of European National Paediatric Societis/Associations.
Please check the names in our UNEPSA mailing list and let us know the recent changes.
Also, add your recent e-mail addresses, which are the most simple way, how to keep us in touch.
www.unepsa.org /list.html   (152 words)

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