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NIAS Europe Lecture Series

European Security and Finland’s Entry into NATO

24 November 2022

By HE Ms Ritva Koukku-Ronde

HS Ritva Koukku-Ronde is currently the Ambassador of Finland to India. She previously served as Ambassador in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Helsinki in 2019, Ambassador of Finland to Germany from 2015 to 2019, and to the US from 2011 and 2015. Between 2009 and 2011, Koukku-Ronde has held many positions as Finnish Governor and Chairman of the Board of Directors in the African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, Finnfund, the Institute for African Leadership for Sustainable Development, Dar es Salam, the Finnish Water Forum and the Finnish Meteorological Institute.

Organized by NIAS Europe Studies, STIR Programme in collaboration with Jean Monnet Chair, Centre for European Studies, JNU

1100-1105 hrs: Welcome
1105-1115 hrs: Introduction
By Prof Ummu Salma Bava, Professor, School of International Studies, JNU & Jean Monnet Chair
1115-1145 hrs: Lecture
European Security and Finland’s Entry into NATO
By HE Ms Ritva Koukku-Ronde, Ambassador of Finland to India
1145-1225 hrs: Q&A
1225-1230 hrs: Vote of Thanks & Conclusion

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