Welcome to Nepal-Finland Day on May 5th – Come meet new partners and learn about funding opportunities in tourism, food industry, packaging, energy and textile sectors


Welcome to Nepal-Finland Day – Come meet new partners and learn about funding opportunities

Register here: Nepal-Finland Day – Event information (

Time: May 5th 2022 at 9.30 – 12.30 (Finland time)

Place: online via Business Maker -platform or in Helsinki (Rastilan Kartano, Karavaanikatu 4, 00980 Helsinki)

  • Interested in business opportunities in Finland/Nepal?
  • Would your food industry or packaging company want to find new opportunities in Nepalese market?
  • Are you interested in importing textiles from Nepal to Finland and Europe?
  • Are you planning a tourism business?
  • Want to know about opportunities for cooperation between Finnish and Nepalese energy companies?

We have invited Nepalese and Finnish companies and organizations to get to know each other and develop ideas for starting a business together. At the event, you will learn about Nepal as a business environment and get to know companies and organizations operating in Nepal in person, either on-site or remotely.

Companies and organisations that have been operating in Nepal share their own experiences and what they have learned about Nepal. We also provide information on Nepal’s development challenges and sustainable development goals, as well as how the partnerships between companies and NGOs can contribute to inclusive economic growth, decent work and equal partnership.

When you register for this event, you create a profile for your company that is visible to other attendees. In your profile you can tell what kind of partners you are looking for. This way we can help you find the right partners.

Finnpartnership organises the event in cooperation with the Deaconess Institute’s Kymppi project.

Time: 5.5. 2022 from 9:30 to 12:30

The event is in English and it is possible to participate either remotely or on site, remotely via the Business Maker platform or in Helsinki (Rastilan Kartano/Rastila Manor, Karavaanikatu 4, 00980 Helsinki)


9:30           Opening Yusuf Mubarak, Kymppi-hanke & Birgit Nevala, Finnpartnership 

9:40           Ambassador’s Greetings by Pertti Anttinen, Ambassador of Finland to Nepal  

9:50           Current economics and investment opportunities in Nepal, Financing, SDGs  

10:40         Introduction round of the participants at the live event  

10:50         Break  

11:00         Presentations from Mikko Malkavaara, Dalit Solidarity Network in Finland & Kati Ruskola, KIOS Foundation; Simultaneously Online matchmaking (via BM-tool)  

12:30          Closing words and steps forward  

                   Lunch and networking after the event

On-site participants may come to Rastila Manor as early as 9:00 for breakfast. The program of the day is still being completed.

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