In a natural continuation of Finland’s advocacy of dialogue in international relations, Helsinki hosts a meeting between the presidents of Russia and the US.
Members in Finland's Parliament
A little more than a century ago, the newly independent nation of Finland experienced a short but brutal civil war. Though the conflict left deep scars, a culture of working together helped former enemies reconcile and allowed the country to progress relatively quickly in its nation-building process.
Finland awards the International Gender Equality Prize, the first high-profile prize of its kind in the world, to someone who has advanced equality among genders. Rather than collecting the prize money, that person selects a cause to receive a major contribution.
Finnish Independence Day
Most stable country in the world
Source: Fund For Peace