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TEAM FINLAND visit to JORDAN on 25 – 28 MARCH, 2019

Solutions for Improved Crisis Response & RECOVERY

Welcome to join the Team Finland visit to Jordan on March 25 – 28, 2019 led by Ms. Elina Kalkku, Under-Secretary of State, Development Policy, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. The visit is organized in cooperation with Karelia University of Applied Sciences’ Finpetra project and it includes a pre-workshop on March 7, 2019 in Helsinki.

The visit is linked to the “Regional Resilience & Private Sector Innovation Workshop for Improved Crisis Response” workshop hosted by the UNDP Sub-Regional Response Facility for the Syria Crisis. By taking part in this visit, you will be able to showcase your innovative work and get to know potential partners to co-create sustainable joint solutions for improved crisis response in Syria and Iraq, together with International Organizations, NGOs and the government in Jordan.

Alongside the workshop hosted by UNDP, the visit includes program in Amman with a possibility for further business promotion with local stakeholders by Finpetra project /Karelia University of Applied Sciences, contact: finpetra@karelia.fi

SEE THE PRELIMINARY PROGRAM OF THE TEAM FINLAND VISIT »

THE PROGRAM OF THE I4C WORKSHOP »

THE PROGRAM OF THE PRE-WORKSHOP »

Who should attend?

The Team Finland visit will be beneficial for companies and organizations interested in developing new solutions for the Syria crisis in cooperation with the aid organizations and government authorities in Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Turkey and Egypt. It will also be beneficial for companies and organizations providing sustainable solutions for developing the economies affected by the Syria crisis.

The participating companies can represent e.g. job creation, education, energy, circular economy, health, communications, digitalization, microfinance and security sectors.

Key reasons to invest or do business in Jordan include:

  • Security and stability of the country
  • Modern infrastructure and legislations
  • Centralized business services (one stop shop)
  • Seven development zones with low taxation
  • Member of WTO and many other arrangements
  • Well-educated and multicultural country.

READ MORE ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITIES »

Participation fee

To cover the expenses of arranging the visit program in Amman and the Dead Sea, Business Finland will charge a participation fee as follows:

– Micro Businesses and SMEs: 680 EUR + 24% VAT per person
– Major Companies: 800 EUR + 24% VAT per person

Business Finland will invoice the participation fee after the visit based on the actual costs. The invoiced fee will not exceed the amounts mentioned above. If a person stationed in Jordan represents the company, a 25 percent discount will be granted.

READ MORE ABOUT PRACTICALITIES »

Interested?

Click the tab below to register for the visit.
The deadline for registration is 11 February 2019.

click to register for the visit

For more information, please contact

Mr. Jyrki Härkki
Head of Developing Markets
+358 40 3433 455
jyrki.harkki(at)businessfinland.fi

Eastern Finnish companies:
Ms. Janita Ylitalo
Project Specialist
+358 50 330 6704
janita.ylitalo(at)karelia.fi
http://finpetra.karelia.fi

Practicalities:
Ms. Salla Pietarinen
Project Coordinator, Delegations
+358 50 320 7061
salla.pietarinen(at)businessfinland.fi


The Prospects of Renewable Energy Investments in Jordan

8.-9. October 2018

Thank you all for participating to this event – Finland delegation will get back soon!