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About this site is a distribution channel for information and services produced by the Embassy of Finland in Ljubljana and the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs for users in Finland, Slovenia and elsewhere. The web service is provided in Finnish, Slovenian and English, although not all the material is necessarily available in all three languages. A Swedish version is being prepared.

FRONT PAGE news contains the most recent press release, speech or article concerning Finland, Finnish culture or the activities of the Embassy in Slovenia.

The section with the title CURRENT AFFAIRS of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs opens with the most recent press releases and speeches or articles published by the foreign affairs administration.

The EMBASSY section provides information about the Embassy and its history, organization and tasks.

The SERVICES section contains information about the consular services provided by the Embassy. It also contains information for visa applicants as well as for business people.

The CONTACTS section contains the contact details of the Embassy, its office and client service hours, a map and driving instructions to the Embassy. This section also lists Finland's Honorary Consulate in Slovenia.

The LINKS section lists useful links providing information about Finland and the Finnish government offices and information about Slovenia and its government and regions.

The FEEDBACK section contains a questionnaire by which you can send feedback to the Embassy or ask questions about the web site.

The SEARCH function can be used to look up information from the server.

Special programmes

All the material on the Current affairs subsection can also be monitored with an RSS feed (Really Simple Syndication/Rich Site Summary).  Users can subscribe to a newsgroup and receive notifications of updates. This helps avoid constant visits to the website in order to be notified of new and changed content.

An RSS feed requires a reader which can be downloaded from the Internet for free. Instructions concerning the use of RSS are available, for example, at

Copyright policy

Copyright to the texts, pictures and web casts published on the website belongs to the Embassy of Finland or other parties mentioned in connection with the published material. For example, the copyright to pictures can belong to others but the Embassy has made an agreement on the use of the photos.

Linking to the texts is free and texts can be quotes as long as the source is mentioned. Other kind of use of the material must be separately agreed upon with the Embassy of Finland. Linking to individual photos is categorically denied.  

Privacy policy

Identifiable personal information of service users is not collected. We do not need users' contact details for other ends than responding to their feedback.


The Embassy of Finland in Ljubljana takes responsibility for the content of this website, which will be kept as up-to-date as possible. The Embassy does not assume responsibility for the correctness of information of linked pages maintained by other service providers.

Further information

The service is maintained by the Embassy of Finland in Ljubljana and the Unit for Web Communication of the Ministry's Department for Communication and Culture. For further information about the service, please contact: sanomat.lju (at)

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Updated 9/13/2007

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