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People and development

We presented our meteorological development cooperation at the event "PEOPLE AND DEVELOPMENT - Lattarit lńheisiksi" Wanha Satama, Helsinki, 18-21 May 2000. The main organiser of the event was the Department for International Development Cooperation of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
President of the Republic Tarja Halonen visited the exhibition on Friday, 19 May 2000.
Mrs. Inger Hirvelń-Lopez, Director, Unit of Latin America, Ministry for Foreign Affairs on the opening seminar of the event on Thursday morning.
Meteorological development cooperation provided in a nutshell form by Marianne Sňgbom on Thursday afternoon.
Mrs. Lea Leskinen, FMI, presented the climate change project in Nicaragua and the natural disaster preparedness of the National Meteorological Services in Central America during Hurricane Mitch on Friday.
Mr. Jaakko Helminen, FMI, described the meteorological strengthness of the Hurricane Mitch and the warning services of INETER, the National Meteorological Service of Nicaragua, on Saturday afternoon.
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