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Innovative Technological Solutions for Peacekeeping: Finland – UN Partnership Event
05/09/2018 @ 08:00 - 06/09/2018 @ 17:00
When and where? 5.-6.9.2018, Hanaholmen and Ruoholahti, Espoo and Helsinki, Finland
What? Event to discuss innovative technological solutions to support situational awareness, convoy and patrol protection, peacekeeping intelligence, GIS, Greening the Blue Helmets and other essential elements for successful peacekeeping operations, including training to fill the capability gaps in these areas, for the United Nations.
Why? UN peacekeeping operations have 6-7 billion USD annual budget, and large procurement opportunities. Based on discussions during 2018, UN is interested in finding innovative solutions to improve security and effectiveness of peacekeeping operations. Members of UN secretariat have approved the invitation to visit Finland, to discuss further, and familiarize themselves with these solutions with Finnish partners.
Who should participate? Finnish companies, researchers and civil society organizations providing solutions for the above listed areas.
Organizers: Business Finland Developing Markets & Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
For more information
Please contact Ms. Sofia Nyholm: sofia.nyholm (at) businessfinland.fi