Global civil society activity in Rovaniemi, Finland

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Rovaniemi is a city and municipality of Finland. It is the administrative capital and commercial centre of Finland's northernmost province, Lapland. It is situated about 6 kilometres south of the Arctic Circle and is between the hills of Ounasvaara and Korkalovaara, at the confluence of the river Kemijoki and its tributary, the Ounasjoki. The city and the surrounding Rovaniemen maalaiskunta were consolidated into a single entity on 1 January 2006. Rovaniemi has an approximate population of 63,000. Rovaniemi is a unilingual Finnish-speaking municipality and uncommonly for larger Finnish towns, it is also known by its Finnish name and spelling in the Swedish language.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

20 years

Rovaniemi is ranked #530 over a 20 year period,
with 62 meetings since 1998.


Rovaniemi is ranked #327 in 2018, with 3 meetings.

Organizations based in Rovaniemi

International Society for Education through Art Est. 1954

Nordkalott Conference

University of the Arctic Est. 2001

North Calotte Council Est. 1967

Arctic Centre, Rovaniemi Est. 1988

View More profiles (5 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Past Events in Rovaniemi

2020 Biennial General Assembly – International Academy of Ceramics
2019 Conference – International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media
2019 Ministerial Meeting – Arctic Council
2018 Senior Arctic Officials Meeting – Arctic Council
2018 Meeting – International Glaciological Society
2018 Meeting – Northern Forum, The
2018 International Youth Ecological Forum – Northern Forum, The
2018 Res Artis Meeting – Worldwide Network of Artists Residencies
2016 Annual Conference – European Athlete Student Network
2016 Annual Meeting – Nordic Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
2015 In the Spirit of the Rovaniemi Process International Conference
2015 European Feminist Research Conference
2015 Conference – International Boreal Forest Research Association
2014 Seminar on Reindeer Herding and Land Use Management – Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists
2014 European Seminar on Personal Protective Equipment – European Safety Federation
2013 Joint Session / Session – European Forestry Commission
2013 Annual Research Seminar – Arctic Centre, Rovaniemi
2012 Summit – World Alliance for Arts Education
2012 Polar Law Symposium – Arctic Centre, Rovaniemi
2011 CLIM-BEAR Workshop – Arctic Centre, Rovaniemi
2011 International applied geochemistry symposium / Conference – Association of Applied Geochemists
2011 Meeting – University of the Arctic
2010 European regional congress – International Society for Education through Art
2010 WorldDendro : quadrennial international conference on dendrochronology

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