Recordings of press conferences

More recordings on the Finnish site

Government video recordings are from now on provided in the Flash video format. At the moment, some video recordings made in 2010 or earlier still are in the Real Media (RM) format and will be converted into the Flash format. Meanwhile it is possible to inquire a specific video from the Government Communications Unit: info@vnk.fi.


 
Prime Minister Kiviniemi

Press conference on sustainable growth and on other key economic affairs 10 February 2011

The joint press conference by the Prime Minister Mari Kiviniemi, Secretary-General of the OECD, Angel Gurría and EU Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, Olli Rehn.

Voice Recording | RM 20 min
Language: English

 
Viron pääministeri Andrus Ansip ja pääministeri Mari Kiviniemi

Press conference by Prime Minister Kiviniemi and the Prime Minister of Estonia 9 November 2010

Prime Minister Mari Kiviniemi and Prime Minister of Estonia Andrus Ansip met in Helsinki November 9, 2010.

Voice Recording | RM 22 min
Language: English

 
Pääministerit Kubilius ja Kiviniemi

Press conference by Prime Minister Kiviniemi and the Prime Minister of Lithuania Kubilius 11 Ocotber 2010

Pääministeri Mari Kiviniemi met the Prime Minister of Lithuania Andrius Kubilius in Helsinki October 11, 2010.

Voice recording | RM 7 min
Language: English

 
Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin

Press conference by Prime Minister Vanhanen and the Prime Minister of Russia 27 May 2010

Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and  Prime Minister of Russia Vladimir Putin met in Lappeenranta May 27, 2010.

Language: Finnish, Russian

Voice Recording | RM 56 min

 
Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and Croatian Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor

Press conference by Prime Minister Vanhanen and the Prime Minister of Croatia 13 April 2010

Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and  Prime Minister of Croatia Jadranka Kosor met in Helsinki April 13, 2010.

Language: English, Croatian

Voice Recording | RM 18 min

 
Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip

Press conference by Prime Minister Vanhanen and the Prime Minister of Estonia 9 April 2010

Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and  Prime Minister of Estonia Andrus Ansip met in Espoo April 9, 2010.

Language: English

Voice recording | RM 11 min

 
Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and prime minister Matti Vanhanen

Press conference by Prime Minister Vanhanen and the Prime Minister of Macedonia Gruevski 3 December 2009

Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and  Prime Minister of Macedonia Nikola Gruevski met in Helsinki December 3, 2009.

Languages: English, Finnish, Macedonia.

Voice recording | RM 9 min

 
Prime Minister of Lithuania Andrius Kubilius and Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen

Press conference by Prime Minister Vanhanen and the Prime Minister of Lithuania Kubilius 10 September 2009

Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and  Prime Minister of Lithuania Andrius Kubilius met in Helsinki September 10, 2009.

Voice recording | RM 10 min

 
Prime Minister of Serbia Mirko Cvetkovic and Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen

Press conference by Prime Minister Vanhanen and the Prime Minister of Serbia Cvetković 9 September 2009

Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and  Prime Minister of Serbia Mirko Cvetković met in Helsinki September 9, 2009.

Voice recording | RM 11 min

 
Chinese Vice Premier Li and Prime Minister Vanhanen

Press conference by the Prime Minister Vanhanen and Chinese Vice Premier Li 25 June 2009

The joint press conference by the Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and the Executive Vice Premier of China, Li Keqiang at the House of the Estates in Helsinki.

Languages Finnish and Chinese, consecutive interpretation.

Voice recording | RM 30 min 

 
Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen welcomes the Prime Minister of Russia, Vladimir Putin

Press conference by the Prime Minister Vanhanen and Russian Prime Minister Putin 3 June 2009

The joint press conference by the Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at the House of the Estates in Helsinki.

Languages Finnish and Russian, consecutive interpretation.

Video recording | Flash 1 h 

Voice recording | RM 1 h 

Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and Brian Cowen, the Prime Minister Of Ireland

Prime Minister of Ireland, Brian Cowen, visited Finland 27.11.2008

Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and Brian Cowen, the Prime Minister of Ireland, met in Helsinki November 27, 2008.

Voice recording | RM 10 min
(English)

 
the Nordic and Baltic Prime Ministers

Joint press conference by the Nordic and Baltic Prime Ministers 27.10.2008

Joint press conference by the Nordic and Baltic Prime Ministers was held in Helsinki on 27 October 2008.

Video recording | RM 20 min 
(English)

Voice recording | RM 20 min 
(English)

 
Geir H. Haarde, Prime Minister of Iceland

The press conference by Geir H. Haarde, Prime Minister of Iceland 27.10.2008

Press conference by Geir H. Haarde, Prime Minister of Iceland, on the economic situation in Iceland was held in Helsinki on 27 October 2008.

Video recording | RM 25 min 
(English)

Minister of the Interior Anne Holmlund, Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and Minister of Education Sari Sarkomaa

Government press conference on the Kauhajoki shooting incidence on 23 September 2008

The Government press conference concerning the shooting incidence that took place in Kauhajoki was held in Helsinki on 23 September 2008.

Video recording | RM 35 min 

Voice recording | RM 35 min 

Original languages: Finnish, English

José Manuel Barroso and Matti Vanhanen

President of the European Commission Barroso visits Finland 3.6.2008

Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and the President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso met in Helsinki June 3.

Press conference | RM 22 min 
(video in English)

Press conference | RM 22 min 
(voice in English)

Prime Ministers Fillon and Vanhanen

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Fillon 30.5.2008

Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and the Prime Minister of France, François Fillon, met in Helsinki May 30, 2008.

Press conference | RM 26 min 
(video in Finnish and French)

Press conference | RM 24 min 
(voice in Finnish)

Press conference | RM 24 min 
(voice in French)

Prime Minister Vanhanen and The Austrian Chancellor, Alfred Gusenbauer

Prime Minister Vanhanen and The Austrian Chancellor, Alfred Gusenbauer 14.4.2008

Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and the Austrian Chancellor, Alfred Gusenbauer, met in Helsinki April 14, 2008.

Press conference | RM 13 min
(English)

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Reinfeldt

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Reinfeldt 5.11.2007

Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and the Prime Minister of Sweden, Fredrik Reinfeldt, met in Helsinki November 5, 2007.

Press conference | RM 16 min
(English and Swedish)

Press conference | RM 16 min
(English and Swedish)

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Kaczynski

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Kaczynski 12.9.2007

Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and the Prime Minister of Poland, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, met in Helsinki September 12, 2007.

Press conference | RM 22 min
(Finnish and Polish)

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Ansip

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Ansip 6.6.2007

Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and the Prime Minister of Estonia, Andrus Ansip, met in Helsinki June 6, 2007.

Press conference | RM 21 min
(English and Finnish)

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Haarde

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Haarde

Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and the Prime Minister of Iceland, Geir H. Haarde, met in Helsinki November 23, 2006.

Press conference | RM 14 min
(English)

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Jansa

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Jansa

Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and the Prime Minister of Slovenian, Janez Jansa, met in Helsinki November 22, 2006.

Press conference | RM 17 min
(English)

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Singh

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Singh

Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and the Prime Minister of Indian, Manmohan Singh, met in the House of the Estates, in Helsinki, October 12, 2006.

Press conference | RM 30 min
(English)

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Popescu-Tariceanu

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Popescu-Tariceanu

Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and the Prime Minister of Rumania, Calin Popescu-Tariceanu, met in Helsinki September 5, 2006.

Press conference | RM 30 min
(English and Rumanian)

Prime ministers Vanhanen and Gyurcsány

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Gyurcsány

Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and the Prime Minister of Hungary, Ferenc Gyurcsány, met in Helsinki July 14, 2006.

Press conference | RM 1,3 MB (11 min) 

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Juncker

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Juncker

Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and the Prime Minister of Luxembourg, Jean-Claude Juncker, met in Helsinki July 4, 2006.

Press conference | RM 15 min

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Verhofstadt

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Verhofstadt

Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and Belgian Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt met in Helsinki July 3, 2006.

Press conference | RM 12 min

Prime Minister Vanhanen and President Barroso

Prime Minister Vanhanen and President Barroso

Press conference in Helsinki City Hall by Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, July 7, 2006.

Press conference in English | RM 35 min 
Press conference | RM  35 min
Original languages: English, Finnish

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Ahern

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Ahern

The Prime Minister of Ireland, Bertie Ahern, and Prime Minister Vanhanen met in Helsinki June 30, 2006.

Press conference | RM 2,4 MB (15 min)

Prime Minister Vanhanen

Press conference on Finland's EU Presidency

Press conference by the Prime Minister on Finland’s EU Presidency in the House of the Estates, in Helsinki, June 30, 2006.

Press conference in English  | RM, 1 h 

Press conference | RM, 1 h 
Original languages: Finnish, English

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Balkenende

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Balkenende

The Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Jan Peter Balkenende, and Prime Minister Vanhanen met in Helsinki June 27, 2006.

Press conference | RM 2,0 MB (15 min)

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Karamanlis

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Karamanlis

Prime Minister of Greece, Kostas Karamanlis and Prime Minister Vanhanen met in Helsinki June 26, 2006.

Press conference | RM 3,6 MB (30 min)

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Ransmussen

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Rasmussen

Prime Minister of Denmark, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, and Prime Minister Vanhanen met in Helsinki June 22, 2006.

Press conferens | RM 2,8 MB

Prime Ministers Vanhanen and Stoltenberg

Prime Ministers Stoltenberg and Vanhanen

Prime Minister of Norge, Jens Stoltenberg and Prime Minister Vanhanen met in Helsinki June 13, 2006.

Press conferens | RM 2,6 MB  

Prime Ministers de Villepin and Vanhanen

Prime Ministers de Villepin and Vanhanen

Prime Minister of France, Dominique de Villepin and Prime Minister Vanhanen met in Helsinki June 5, 2006.

Press conferens | RM 3,1 MB  
(in Finnish, French and English)

Prime Minister Vanhanen

Press conference by Prime Minister Vanhanen and President Borrell

The Finnish Government and the Conference of Presidents of the European Parliament met in Helsinki June 2, 2006.

Press conference | RM, 15 min
Original languages: English, Finnish, Spanish
Press conference in English | RM, 15 min 

Prime Ministers Marcinkiewicz and Vanhanen

Prime Ministers Marcinkiewicz and Vanhanen

Prime Minister of Poland, Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz and Prime Minister Vanhanen met in Helsinki May 30, 2006.

Prime Ministers Ansip and Vanhanen

Prime Ministers Ansip and Vanhanen

Minister of Estonia, Andrus Ansip, and Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen met in Helsinki May 23, 2006.

Prime Ministers Gonzi and Vanhanen

Prime Minister of Malta, Lawrence Gonzi, and Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen met in Helsinki May 10, 2006.

Prime minister Vanhanen ja Prime minister Jettou

Prime Ministers Jettou and Vanhanen

The Prime Minister of Morocco, Driss Jettou, and Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen met in Helsinki April 7, 2006.

Prime minister Vanhanen and prime minister Stanishev

Prime Ministers Stanishev and Vanhanen

The Prime Minister of Bulgaria, Sergei Stanishev, and Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen met in Helsinki March 28, 2006.

Prime Ministers Socrates and Vanhanen

The Prime Minister of Portugal, José Socrates, and Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen met in Helsinki March 6, 2006.

Vice-President Kalla and Prime Minister Vanhanen

The Vice-President of Indonesia, Jusuf Kalla, and Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen met in Helsinki January 20, 2006.

Prime Ministers Thaksin and Vanhanen

The Prime Minister of Thailand, Thaksin Shinawatra, and Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen met in Helsinki on 14 October 2005.

Prime Ministers Brazauskas and Vanhanen

The Prime Minister of Lithuania, Mr Algirdas Brazauskas, and Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen met in Helsinki on 9 September 2005.

Prime Ministers Ansip and Vanhanen

The Prime Minister of Estonia, Mr Andrus Ansip, and Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen met in Helsinki on 3 May 2005.

Press conference | RM 2,0 MB)  

Commission President Barroso and Prime Minister Vanhanen

The President of the European Commission, Mr José Manuel Barroso, and Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen met in Helsinki on 4 March 2005

Press conference (3,3 MB)  

Commission President Prodi and Prime Minister Vanhanen

The President of the European Commission, Mr Romano Prodi, and Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen met in Helsinki on 2 July 2004

Press conference (2,7 MB)  

Prime Ministers Ahern and Vanhanen

The Prime Minister of Ireland, Mr Bertie Ahern, and Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen met in Helsinki on 6 May 2004

Press conference (1,7 MB)

Prime Ministers Parts and Vanhanen

The Prime Minister of Estonia, Mr Juhan Parts, and Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen met in Helsinki on 3 July 2003.

Press conference (3,3 MB)  

Prime Ministers Simitis and Jäätteenmäki

The Prime Minister of Greece, Mr Costas Simitis, and Prime Minister Anneli Jäätteenmäki met in Helsinki on 22 April 2003.

Press conference (2,8 MB)  

Chancellor Schüssel and Prime Minister Lipponen

The Chancellor of Austria, Mr Wolfgang Schüssel, and Prime Minister Paavo Lipponen met in Helsinki on 8 October 2002.

Press conference (3,2 MB)

Prime Ministers Persson and Lipponen

The Prime Minister of Sweden, Mr Göran Persson, and Prime Minister Paavo Lipponen met in Helsinki on Tuesday, 29 May 2001. The Prime Ministers discussed the agenda of the upcoming European Council to be held in Gothenburg on 15-16 June.

Press conference (3,2 MB)