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 5.6 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 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 Association of Geodesy - Masala
World Federation of the Deaf - Helsinki
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
International Peatland Society - Jyväskylä
International Nordic Walking Federation - Helsinki
Nordic Youth Organization - Dragsfjärd
Nordic-Baltic Association for Medical and Health Information - Turku
Scandinavian Association of Plastic Surgeons - Helsinki
Nordic Teachers' Council - 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
European Union for Bird Ringing - Helsinki
The Nordic Society for Aesthetics - Helsinki
Comité international de paléographie latine - Jyväskylä
Baltic Sea States Subregional Cooperation - Helsinki
Nordiska Journalistförbundet - Helsinki
International Sauna Association - Helsinki

View More profiles (264) 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 CongressEuropean Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Helsinki

2025 CongressInternational Council of Nurses - 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 Triennial CongressInternational Council of Onomastic Sciences - 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 MeetingNordic Spinal Cord Society - Helsinki

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

View More Future Events (21) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Finland

2022 Technical Committee on Intelligent Transport Systems Meeting – International Organization for Standardization - Tampere
2022 NO-DIG conference – International Society for Trenchless Technology - Helsinki
2022 Annual Conference – International Management Assistants - Helsinki
2022 Annual Conference – Addiction and the Family International Network - Helsinki
2022 Nordic Symposium of Tourism and Hospitality Research – Nordic Society for Tourism and Hospitality Research - Porvoo
2022 General Assembly – International Association of Art - Europe - Helsinki
2022 Nordic Conference – Nordens välfärdscenter - Tampere
2022 Autumn Meeting – International Guild of Knot-Tyers - Turku
2022 Nordic Congress on Breast Cancer – Nordic Congress on Breast Cancer - Helsinki
2022 Congress – Association for Cemetery and Crematoria in the Nordic Countries - Tampere
2022 Annual Conference – European Environment and Sustainable Development Advisory Councils - Helsinki
2022 EUROSENSE : European Conference on Sensory and Consumer Research – European Sensory Science Society - Turku
2022 Joint Scandinavian Conference in Cardiothoracic Surgery – Scandinavian Association for Thoracic Surgery - Helsinki
2022 Conference – European Association for Behaviour Analysis - Tampere
2022 Biennial Congress – European Society of Endodontology - Helsinki

View More Past Events (8927) in The International Congress Calendar

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