Global civil society activity in Finland

Finland, officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe. It shares land borders with 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 across Estonia to the south. Finland covers an area of 338,455 square kilometres (130,678 sq mi) with a population of 5.5 million. Helsinki is the capital and largest city, forming a larger metropolitan area with the neighbouring cities of Espoo, Kauniainen, and Vantaa. The vast majority of the population are ethnic Finns; Finnish, alongside Swedish, are the official languages. Finland's climate varies from humid continental in the south to the boreal in the north. The land cover is primarily a 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 4350 meetings since 1999.

Top 10 in Top 25 in 2019

Finland is ranked #12 in 2019, with 306 meetings.

Local UIA Partner

Finland Convention Bureau


Local UIA Partner

Helsinki Marketing/Helsinki Convention Bureau


Organizations based in Finland

International Association of Geodesy - Masala
Union Mundial pro Interlingua - Helsinki
International Federation of Ex-Libris Societies - Helsinki
International Society for the Advancement of Clinical Magnetoencephalography - Helsinki
International Confederation of Accordionists - Ikaalinen
World Association for Infant Mental Health - Tampere
International Peatland Society - Jyväskylä
International Nordic Walking Federation - Helsinki
Association for Nordic Dialysis and Transplant Personnel - Helsinki
Nordic Youth Organization - Dragsfjärd
Nordic-Baltic Association for Medical and Health Information - Turku
Scandinavian Association of Plastic Surgeons - Helsinki
Nordic Teachers' Council - Helsinki
European Optical Society - Joensuu
Nordiska Tulladministrativa Rådet - Helsinki
Nordic Theatres Council - 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
European Union for Bird Ringing - Helsinki
Comité international de paléographie latine - Jyväskylä
Baltic Sea States Subregional Cooperation - Helsinki

View More profiles (261) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Finland

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

2026 ConferenceEuropean String Teachers Association - Helsinki

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

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

2024 Annual ConferenceEuropean International Business Academy - Helsinki

2024 Europlanet Science Congress (EPSC)Europlanet Society - Helsinki

2024 World ConferenceInternational Society for Music Education - Helsinki

2024 CongressEuropean Academy of Neurology - Helsinki

2024 Nordic Congress of General PracticeNordic Federation of General Practice ApS - Turku

2024 OECI Days - Annual General Assembly and Scientific ConferenceOrganization of European Cancer Institutes - Helsinki

2024 Annual ConferenceNordiska kommunforskningsföreningen - Turku

2024 CongressScandinavian Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine - Oulu

2024 Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale (RAI)International Association for Assyriology - Helsinki

2023 Alzheimer Europe ConferenceAlzheimer Europe - Helsinki

2023 Fennoscandian Exploration and MiningFennoscandian Exploration and Mining Conference - Levi

View More Future Events (52) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Finland

2022 European Electronic Monitoring Conference – Confederation of European Probation - Helsinki
2022 Multidisciplinary Neuro-Oncology – Scandinavian Neuro-Oncology Society - Helsinki
2022 International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience – International Conference of Cognitive Neuroscience - Helsinki
2022 Conference and Annual General Meeting – International Association of Insolvency Regulators - Helsinki
2022 Annual Meeting – Nordic Society for Pediatric Hematology and Oncology - Kuopio
2022 Congress – European Calcified Tissue Society - Helsinki
2022 Nordic Music Therapy Conference – Nordic Music Therapy Conference - Helsinki
2022 International Conference on Children’s Music Therapy - Helsinki
2022 Care and Compassion in Music Education Research – Nordic Network for Research in Music Education - Jyväskylä
2022 International Conference on Geological Repositories (ICGR 6) – Nuclear Energy Agency - Helsinki
2022 Transgenic Technology Meeting – International Society for Transgenic Technologies - Levi
2022 Annual Meeting – Nordic Society of Gynecological Oncology - Helsinki
2022 Nordic Equine Veterinary Conference – Nordic Equine Veterinary Conference - Tampere
2022 Nordic PGDay – PostgreSQL Europe - Helsinki
2022 International Congress on Quality in Laboratory Medicine – International Congress on Quality in Laboratory Medicine - Helsinki

View More Past Events (8848) in The International Congress Calendar

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