Political Parties of Finland for Democracy

Demo Finland is a co-operative organisation of all the nine Finnish parliamentary parties supporting multi-party democracy in new and developing democracies. Demo Finland is not ideologically, religiously or politically tied to any particular movement.


A woman’s place is not in the kitchen but in politics

Demo Finland, gender, equality, a woman's place
This is the time of the year of being grateful and proud of our nation, our independence and the fact that Finland has come...

Working for democracy is working for peace

Democracy know-how is valuable in peace negotiations
Democracy is a very difficult and frustrating way to govern, but it is by far the best option we have. Last summer I was...

INVITATION: Seminar: ”Closing the gender gap in Tunisian politics”

seminar, gender gap, tunisia, politcs, democracy, equality, Demo Finland, discussion
Political Parties of Finland for Democracy – Demo Finland is pleased to invite you to a seminar "Closing the gender gap in Tunisian politics"...

Parliamentary parties’ women’s organizations: Underrepresentation of women needs to end

women’s organizations, Parliament, Demo, democracy, foreign policy, security policy, development cooperation
The women’s organizations of Finnish parliamentary parties require that equality needs to be the top priority in Finland’s security policy. Security policy is not...

Women’s voices need to be heard in foreign and defence policy

Turvallisuuspolitiikka, puolueet, demokratia, ulkopolitiikka, kehityspolitiikka, Demo
Women’s voices need to be heard in discussions regarding foreign and defence policy. This is why Demo Finland and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs...

Climate action and democracy go hand in hand

Climate action, climate change, Demo Finland, democracy, political parties, ICPP
Climate action is needed urgently, according to the report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). For us to halt global warning we...