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Future path Zoom seminar in June 10 from 12 pm to 15.30 pm

10.06.2020 - 12:00 to 15:30
Future path Zoom seminar in June 10 from 12 pm to 15.30 pm

Future Path Zoom Seminar will be held in June 10 from 12 pm to 15.30 pm.

Future Path is a pilot project from August 2019 to July 2020, and it is funded by AMIF fund of European Union.

The main project actions focus on developing and implementing a training program that pays attention to the special features and needs of the Iraqi society and market area. The training program will also improve the participants’ knowledge and skills on setting up and running a business in Iraq. This training is aimed at both asylum seekers and the Finnish enterprises interested in operating abroad.

Future Path project strives for increasing the asylum seekers’ knowledge of employment opportunities in Iraq. The future path concept enhances self-employment skills and creates opportunities for sustainable economic cooperation together with Finnish SMEs.

Welcome to the Future Path Zoom Seminar in June 10 from 12 pm to 15.30 pm. Please note that last day to register is in June 4. After that, we will send a link to the Zoom Seminar to all those who have registered. The seminar will be recorded and published.

Register here (Webropol)                          


The Zoom event is open to join by 11.45

The event starts 12.00

  • Opening words: Pauli Turunen, Laurea UAS
  • Status of Iraq: Vesa Häkkinen, Ambassador of Finland to Iraq / Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland – 10 min
  • Q & A – 5min
  • Return and Reintegration in the context of Iraq: Niina Lääperi, Finnish Immigration Service – 10min
  • Experiences from Baghdad: Finnish Immigration Service – 10min
  • Fact-finding mission in Baghdad and Erbil: Anne Meskanen, Department for Africa and the Middle East / Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland – 10min
  • Opportunities of Iraq: Mustafa Abdulameer, Startup refugees – 10min
  • Q & A – 5min

Coffee break until 13.45

  • Future path entrepreneurship education: Antti Sekki, Laurea UAS – 25min
  • Q & A – 5min
  • Mentoring process: Tuija Alasalmi, Haaga Helia UAS – 25min
  • Q & A – 5min
  • Word of Finnish company: Gustav Öller, Comprendum Ltd. – 25min
  • Q & A – 5min
  • Conclusions and upcoming steps: Pauli Turunen  – 10min
  • Q & A – 5min

The seminar ends by 15.30.

More information:

Pia Kiikeri, project manager, Haaga-Helia School of Vocational Teacher Education

Pauli Turunen, project manager, Laurea University of Applied Sciences