Finnish futurist sees new ways of looking at people’s career paths and skills
We meet multitalented futurist, inventor and composer Perttu Pölönen, who helps people navigate the ever-changing labour market. He believes continual technological progress will increase the need for uniquely human skills.
Annual track event at Olympic Stadium gathers Swedish-speaking kids from all over Finland
At the Relay Carnival, thousands of children wearing their school colours chant and cheer for their classmates to run faster. Brightly dressed cheerleaders with colourful pom-poms compete for attention, contributing to the festive atmosphere.
Finland tops World Happiness Report for fifth time in a row, highlights trust, wellbeing and freedom – other Nordics in top 8
Finland leads the 2022 World Happiness Report, with the other Nordic countries keeping it company in the top eight. What are the values and systems that contribute to keeping Finland at the head of this list?
Finnish organisation gets women into coding and opens career paths
The software industry is male-dominated, but Mimmit koodaa (Women code) has brought thousands of women into professional coding. It started with workshops and grew to include networking and career support.
Turkish organisation that combats violence against women receives international award in Finland
Finland has awarded the International Gender Equality Prize, the first high-profile prize of its kind in the world, to the We Will Stop Femicide Platform – an organisation doing groundbreaking work to combat violence against women in Turkey.