Riku Eskelinen, candidate in Helsinki for the Centre Party, presents his views on Finland’s challenges and on the way the Centre Party may face them.
Welat Nehri who may become the first Finnish Member of the Finnish Parliament of non European origin expresses his views on the future of Finland . He has proven his capacities professionally at Kuntaliito, and his political capacities when chairing the Network of Multicultural Associations Moniheli.
Exclusive interview: Erkki Tuomioja, candidate for the Parliament and Minister of Foreign Affair , about social democracy, Russia, the EU and the elections
Erkki Tuomioja, Minister of Foreign Affairs and candidate for the coming elections presents for Finland Politics his views on Finland, Russia, the EU and the coming elections.
Maria Ohisalo belongs to this small group of promising green politicians who are going to replace the founding generation of the Greens in Finland. She is focusing her campaign on the fight against poverty, in addition to environmental issues.
Election interview: Ville Jalovaara, an historian and a social democrat in the battle of the elections for the Finnish Parliament
Ville Jalovaara, an historian in Helsinki University, a new social democrat candidate and a candidate for the coming election, provides his views on the present situation in Finland.
Eva Biaudet, candidate for the next Parliamentary election and ombudsman for non-discrimination, tells about discrimination and the situation of human rights in Finland
This interview has been given by Eva Biaudet, some days before she was included in the list of candidates for the Swedish People Party for the next Parliamentary elections. It is focused on her career, on what is important for her and on her activity as the Finnish Ombudsman for non-discrimination. She tells about herself and expresses her views on how the situation of human rights in Finland is threatened by an unwholesome evolution of the Finnish public.
Teppo Säkkinen, who presents here his interesting views on Finland’s challenges and on his party’s plans, is the President of the Young members of the Centre Party in Finland (Keskusta) and is a candidate to the Finnish Parliament. He has been involved in international projects, has also worked as an assistant of Tuomo Puumala, Member of Parliament, and is a good representative of this modern Centre Party which has good chances to win the next elections.
Election interview: Pentti Arajärvi expresses his views on the evolution of the Social Democratic Party and on the coming elections
Pentti Arajärvi, who has kindly accepted this interview with Finland Politics, is professor of Social Law at the University of Helsinki. He is a deeply respected citizen, known for his modesty, his sense of humour, his knowledge of the Finnish society, and his interest for Finland’s citizens, shown through the fact that he has been active in non-governmental organisations active in social matters during his entire adult life,. He is also the husband of Tarja Halonen, who was the President of Finland between 2000 and 2012.
Interview: Pirkko Mäkinen, Ombudsman for equality, worried about the situation in Finland, encourages the political parties to take action
Pirkko Mäkinen, Finnish Ombudsman for Equality between women and men, expresses deep concerns about the situation in Finland.
Elections interview: Pekka Sinisalo, President and candidate of the Finns party for Uusimaa, about the main challenges to come for Finland
Pekka Sinisalo, President and candidate of the Finns party in Uusimää, expresses his views on the EU, the Greek crisis, the euro, the situation of schools and of the police, immigration and employment.