In a very close election, the Social Democratic Party won the most seats in Parliament – but only just.
On April 14, 2019, Finland holds its parliamentary election, with about a dozen parties that have a realistic chance of winning seats. Coffee and interactive online resources (often referred to as “election machines”) may play a part.
Who do you think deserves the next edition of the Finland-based International Gender Equality Prize?
Do you know of someone who builds and defends equality? From October 25 to December 31, 2018, you can nominate a candidate for the next International Gender Equality Prize, a biennial award presented in Tampere, Finland.
Members in Finland's Parliament
Finnish Independence Day
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.
Most stable country in the world
Source: Fund For Peace