Global civil society activity in Helsinki, Finland

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Helsinki is the capital and most populous city of Finland. Located on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, it is the seat of the region of Uusimaa in southern Finland, and has a population of 650,058. The city's urban area has a population of 1,268,296, making it by far the most populous urban area in Finland as well as the country's most important center for politics, education, finance, culture, and research. Helsinki is located 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of Tallinn, Estonia, 400 km (250 mi) east of Stockholm, Sweden, and 300 km (190 mi) west of Saint Petersburg, Russia. It has close historical ties with these three cities.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 25 over 20 years

Helsinki is ranked #21 over a 20 year period,
with 2042 meetings since 1998.

Top 25 in 2018

Helsinki is ranked #15 in 2018, with 126 meetings.

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Organizations based in Helsinki

European Chemicals Agency Est. 2007

Association for Nordic Dialysis and Transplant Personnel Est. 1972

Nordiska Polisförbundet Est. 1921

The Hague Club Est. 1971

Finnish League for Human Rights Est. 1979

Finnish Society for Futures Studies Est. 1980

Baltic Sea Network on Occupational Health and Safety Est. 1995

European Board of Oro-Maxillo-Facial Surgery

Nordic Cooperation Group for Forest Entomology Est. 1955

Scandinavian Association of Plastic Surgeons Est. 1951

Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission - Helsinki Commission Est. 1974

European Environmental and Contact Dermatitis Research Group Est. 1984

Nordic Culture Point

Nordic Teachers' Council Est. 1968

Nordic Customs Cooperation Council Est. 1960

European Locksmith Federation Est. 1964

Scandinavian Research Council for Criminology Est. 1962

European Pulp Industry Sector Association

Joint Council of Nordic Lawyers' Associations

International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae Est. 1997

Nordic Theatres Council Est. 1947

Nordic Environment Finance Corporation Est. 1990

Joint Committee of Scandinavian Falcon Organizations Est. 1960


Nordic Cosmetic Congress

View More profiles (134 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Helsinki

2022 MeetingNordic-Baltic Network of Art and Design Education

2021 Biennial CongressInternational Headache Society

2021 Biennial CongressEuropean Society of Endodontology

2021 CongressEuropean Atherosclerosis Society

2021 Annual CongressEuropean Accounting Association

2020 MeetingEuropean Association of Abnormal Road Transport and Mobile Cranes

2020 International Softwood ConferenceEuropean Organization of the Sawmill Industry

2020 International Plant Health ConferenceFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

2020 Annual ConferenceInternational Management Assistants

2020 International ConferenceAssociated Research Centres for the Urban Underground Space

2020 Biennial International ConferenceInternational Society for Music Education

2020 Quadrennial CongressCouncil for International Congresses of Entomology

2020 General MeetingEuropean Grassland Federation

2020 Annual CongressEuropean University Information Systems Organization

2020 Health 2.0 European ConferenceHealthcare Information and Management Systems Society

2020 Annual ConferenceEuropean Academy of Optometry and Optics

2020 Annual Spring ConventionEuropean Locksmith Federation

2020 TRA - European Transport Research Arena ConferenceEuropean Rail Research Advisory Council

2020 European Electronic Monitoring ConferenceConfederation of European Probation

View More Future Events (19 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Helsinki

2020 Annual Meeting – Associations and Conference Forum
2019 Heads of Delegation Meeting – Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission - Helsinki Commission
2019 Conference – European Language Resource Coordination
2019 Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Digital Services for the Well-Being of Citizens – European Economic and Social Committee
2019 European Forum for Electronic Components and Systems – European Commission
2019 Innovation Summit – HundrED
2019 Conference – European Sustainable Development Network
2019 Annual Forum – EFQM - European Foundation for Quality Management
2019 Global Chemical Industry European Convention – European Chemical Industry Council
2019 Plenary Meeting – Research Data Alliance
2019 Annual Conference – Enterprise Europe Network
2019 Annual Meeting – EUROSPINE - Spine Society of Europe
2019 Conference – Nordic Alcohol and Drug Policy Network
2019 Conference – European Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities
2019 Annual Conference – European Association for International Education
2019 Conference – Nordic EUS Conference
2019 World Conference on Explosives and Blasting Techniques – European Federation of Explosives Engineers
2019 Congress – European Nurse Directors Association
2019 Annual Conference – Public Broadcasters International
2019 Annual Congress – EUROTOX
2019 Congress – European Burns Association
2019 Nordic Grouting Symposium – International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association
2019 Conference – Nordic Society for Middle Eastern Studies
2019 Triennial Convention – World's Woman's Christian Temperance Union
2019 Heads of Delegation Meeting – Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission - Helsinki Commission

View More Past Events (3915 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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