Global civil society activity in Finland

Finland, officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe. It borders Sweden to the northwest, Norway to the north, and Russia to the east, with the Gulf of Bothnia to the west and the Gulf of Finland to the south, opposite Estonia. Finland covers an area of 338,145 square kilometres (130,559 sq mi) and has a population of 5.6 million. Helsinki is the capital and largest city. The vast majority of the population are ethnic Finns. Finnish and Swedish are the official languages, with Swedish being the native language of 5.2% of the population. Finland's climate varies from humid continental in the south to boreal in the north. The land cover is predominantly boreal forest biome, with more than 180,000 recorded lakes.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 25 over 20 years

Finland is ranked #18 over a 20 year period,
with 3942 meetings since 2001.

Top 25 in 2021

Finland is ranked #15 in 2021, with 125 meetings.

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Organizations based in Finland

International Society for the Advancement of Clinical Magnetoencephalography - Helsinki
Nordic-Baltic Association for Medical and Health Information - Turku
European Environmental and Contact Dermatitis Research Group - Helsinki
Nordiska Tulladministrativa Rådet - Helsinki
Nordisk Skolebibliotekarforening - Jakobstad
Nordic Postal Union - Helsinki
Nordisk Orkestermusik Union - Vaasa
International Federation of Aesthetic Group Gymnastics - Helsinki
Nordic Optical Council - Helsinki
Nordic Young Conservative Union - Helsinki
Comité international de paléographie latine - Jyväskylä
Nordiska Journalistförbundet - Helsinki
International Sauna Association - Helsinki
European Folk Art and Craft Federation - Helsinki
Nordic Association for Psychiatric Epidemiology - Oulu
Nordiskt Speditörförbund - Helsinki
Nordic Geodetic Commission - Masala
International Society for Orthodox Church Music - Joensuu
Nordic Catalysis Society - Turku
Nordic ITMF Interest Group - Helsinki
Collegium Oto-Rhino-Laryngologicum Amicitiae Sacrum - Helsinki
European Kendo Federation - Helsinki
European Council of Practical Nurses - Helsinki
Licensing Executives Society Scandinavia - Espoo
Scandinavian Copper Development Association - Espoo

View More profiles (252) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Finland

2031 Nordic Process Control WorkshopNordic Working Group on Process Control - Espoo

2031 Nordic Combinatorial ConferenceNordic Combinatorial Conference - Espoo

2026 ConferenceEuropean String Teachers Association - Espoo

2026 ConferenceSociété internationale pour l'enseignement commercial - Espoo

2025 European Public Health ConferenceEuropean Public Health Association - Helsinki

2025 Annual ConferenceSociété européenne pour la formation des ingénieurs - Tampere

2025 CongressFederation of the European Societies for Surgery of the Hand - Helsinki

2025 Annual MeetingInternational Association for the Properties of Water and Steam - Helsinki

2025 Nordic Process Control WorkshopNordic Working Group on Process Control - Espoo

2025 CongressEuropean Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Helsinki

2025 Nordic Congress of Dermatology and VenereologyNordic Dermatology Association - Helsinki

2025 Pentecostal World ConferencePentecostal World Fellowship - Helsinki

2025 Nordic Conference for Art HistoriansNordic Association for Art Historians - Helsinki

2025 CongressInternational Council of Nurses - Helsinki

2025 Triennial CongressFederation of Scandinavian Paint and Varnish Technologists - Helsinki

View More Future Events (31) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Finland

2023 Helsinki Security Forum – Finnish Institute of International Affairs - Helsinki
2023 CFE Professional Affairs Conference – CFE Tax Advisers Europe - Helsinki
2023 ShipCon Conference – YoungShip International - Helsinki
2023 Congress – European Association for Mental Health in Intellectual Disability - Helsinki
2023 Council Plus and Emerging Leaders Forum – International Confederation of Principals - Rovaniemi
2023 Congress – European Geriatric Medicine Society - Helsinki
2023 Workshop on the Use of Surveys for Economic Development in Difficult Times – Centre for International Research on Economic Tendency Surveys - Helsinki
2023 Annual Conference – European Association of Zoos and Aquaria - Helsinki
2023 Annual Meeting – Massive Analysis and Quality Control Society - Helsinki
2023 EUSIPCO : European Signal Processing Conference – European Association for Signal Processing - Helsinki
2023 European Conference on Developmental Psychology – European Association of Developmental Psychology - Turku
2023 Climate Resilient and Sustainable Forest Management – International Boreal Forest Research Association - Helsinki
2023 Meeting – Nordisk Forum for Bygningskalk - Turku
2023 Session – Société internationale Fernand De Visscher pour l'histoire des droits de l'antiquité - Helsinki
2023 JoLII-GINTL Global Conference – Global Innovation Network for Teaching and Learning - Helsinki

View More Past Events (9234) in The International Congress Calendar

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