Hanna Kosonen is a new member of Finland’s Parliament for the Centre Party (Electoral District of Southeast Finland). Before that, she won a bronze medal in the long distance at the 2000 World Ski Orienteering Championships in Krasnoyarsk, and a… Read More ›
New members of Finland’s Parliament: Katri Kulmuni, Lapland, one of the promising stars of the Centre Party
Katri Kulmuni, 28 , is a new Centre Party Member of Finland’s Parliament for Lapland constituency. She was elected with a very large number of votes (almost 10 000), which proves her popularity. She is also the Chairperson of Tornio… Read More ›
As the first step of our analysis of the Finnish government’s programme, we focus on the so-called “social contract” proposed by Sipilä to the social partners. The Finnish collective bargaining system is fairly standard for the Nordic countries, with negotiations… Read More ›
After a quiet campaign , where he has said as little as possible, the new leader from the Centre Party Keskusta, Juha Sipilä, seems to have easily won the elections, 4 years after 2011 when Keskusta, in difficulty, have had… Read More ›
Anne Berner, Centre Party candidate: in the 21st century, no strong reform without the support of the civil society
Anne Berner is very well-known in Finland as a successful businesswoman, in particular as CEO of Vallila Interior and her other activities as board member of a number of big companies . But she has a particular place in the… Read More ›
Riku Eskelinen, candidate in Helsinki, from political and environmental activism to the Centre Party
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.
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.