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Tarja Halonen

Tarja Kaarina Halonen is the 11th and current President of Finland. The first female to hold the office, Halonen had previously been a member of the parliament from 1979 to 2000 when she resigned after her election to the presidency. In addition to her political career she had a long and extensive career in trade unions and different non-governmental organizations.
Halonen is a graduate of the University of Helsinki, where she studied law from 1963 to 1968. She was active in student politics and served as the Social Affairs Secretary and Organization Secretary of the National Union of Students from 1969 to 1970. In 1971 she joined the Social Democratic Party and worked as a lawyer in the Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions until she was elected to parliament in 1979.
Halonen served in the parliament of Finland for six terms, from 1979 to 2000, representing the constituency of Helsinki. She also had a long career in the city council of Helsinki, serving there from 1977 to 1996. She started her campaign for the presidency at the beginning of 1999 after President ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Pori Jazzilla kova keskusteluohjelma: Tarja Halonen, Sofi Oksanen, Jörn Donner ...
2014-06-11
Puhujalavalla Kirjurinluodossa nähdään muun muassa presidentti Tarja Halonen, akateemikko Outi Heiskanen, kirjailija Sofi Oksanen, kulttuuripersoona Jörn Donner ja laulaja Jarkko Martikainen. Muita esiintyjiä ovat kirjailijat Katja Kettu ja Juha ...
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  1. Presidentti Halonen osallistuu kulttuurikeskusteluihin Pori Jazzissa

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Tarja Halonen naisehdokkaiden menestyksestä: "Imperiumin vastaisku"
2014-05-25
Presidentti Tarja Halosen mukaan ´hämmennys´ on sana, joka kuvaa SDP:n vaali-illan tunnelmia. Halosen mukaan on kuitenkin SDP:n kannalta kuitenkin myönteistä, että vasemmistoliitto on saamassa oman meppipaikan ja että vihreiden vaalitulos on ...
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  1. Presidentti Halonen: SDP:n naisten läpimeno "imperiumin vastaisku"

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Tarja Halonen naisehdokkaiden menestyksestä: "Imperiumin vastaisku"
2014-05-25
Presidentti Tarja Halosen mukaan ´hämmennys´ on sana, joka kuvaa SDP:n vaali-illan tunnelmia. Halosen mukaan on kuitenkin SDP:n kannalta kuitenkin myönteistä, että vasemmistoliitto on saamassa oman meppipaikan ja että vihreiden vaalitulos on ...
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    Today Azerbaijan is a country with the avowed position – President
    2014-04-29
    Then the floor was given to a former president of the Republic of Finland, a board member of the Nizami Ganjavi International Centre and the Club of Madrid, Tarja Halonen, and a former president of the Republic of Latvia, a co-chair of the Nizami ...
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      Azerbaijan, remarkable example of fast development: Finland's ex-president
      2014-04-28
      Azerbaijan has been a remarkable example of fast development over the recent years, said the former President of Finland Tarja Halonen at the second Global shared Societies Forum in Baku on April 28. The number of people living in poverty declined from ...
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      1. Former President of Finland: “Azerbaijan has granted several rights to women ...

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      Nizami Ganjavi International Center's board convenes in Baku
      2014-04-28
      The Board of Directors of the Nizami Ganjavi International Center held its sixth meeting in Baku. All members of the Center's Board of Directors - Vaira Vike-Freiberga, Ismail Serageldin, Tarja Halonen, Petar Stoyanov, Giuli Alasania, Walter Fust ...
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      1. Nizami Ganjavi International Center`s management convenes in Baku

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      Azerbaijani President received former President of Finland Tarja Halonen
      2014-04-28
      Former President of the Republic of Finland Tarja Halonen said she was deeply impressed by Azerbaijan`s achievements in the economic field amid financial and economic crisis in the world. The head of state said that as in all areas great attention was ...
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        Halonen: Vanhainkodeissa tehdään umpihulluja ratkaisuja
        2014-04-01
        Presidentti Tarja Halonen on huolissaan työntekijöiden riittävyydestä vanhainkodeissa. Ylen aamu-tv:ssä hän kiinnitti erityisesti huomiota monissa vanhainkodeissa käyttöön otettuun ratkaisuun rajoittaa vanhusten käynti WC:ssä vain pariin päivään viikossa.
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        1. Halonen jyrähti asiasta

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        Halonen pitää Venäjän vaarallisimpana piirteenä venäjänkielisten ...
        2014-03-29
        Krimin ja Ukrainan kriisit ovat osa neuvostoaikojen jättämää traumaa, sanoi presidentti Tarja Halonen Helsingin Sanomille perjantaina Ahvenanmaalla. Tämä trauma on muistettava, kun arvioidaan Venäjän toimien Baltian maissa nostamaa huolta, Halonen ...
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        1. Halonen HS:lle Venäjästä: Tämä trauma on muistettava
        2. Halonen pitää Venäjän vaarallisimpana piirteenä venäjänkielisten ...

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