On 20 September 2016 ACCORD’s Founder and Executive Director, Vasu Gounden, met the new Head of Finland’s Mission to South Africa, H.E. Ambassador Kari Alanko.
H.E. Ambassador Alanko is the former Finnish Ambassador to Vietnam and Mozambique. He has also served as the Deputy Director-General in the Department for Africa and the Middle East in the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
As a follow to this meeting H.E. Ambassador Alanko will make his first visit to ACCORD House in Durban, South Africa, on 11 November 2016.
Finland is one of ACCORD’s key donors.