Social affairs

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.