Politics, talk and parliament

The Finnish Rural Parliament gathers together actors from across Finland, the Nordic countries and Europe, who are interested in developing the countryside. It is a forum for everyone, including rural residents and decision-makers, associations and entrepreneurs, researchers and developers and funders, villages and towns. The Event is part of the Finland’s centenary year 2017 programme.


Fact of the Week

300 milj.
A sum of 73 milj. euros in financial support has mobilised 300 milj. euros in investments in businesses in Finland (source: European Rural Development fund).

Top-notch Speakers at the Finnish Rural Parliament 2017

Pauli Aalto-Setälä, Annika Damström and Janne Antikainen will moderate the discussions and the participants are among others Elli Aaltonen, Tuomas Enbuske, Mari Haavisto, Torsti Hyyryläinen, Tytti Määttä, Hilkka Vihinen and Kyrö Distillery Company.

Warning - the topics at the Rural Parliament 2017 can awaken strong feelings and the need for participation. Use the hashtags #maapuhuu


Pauli Aalto-Setälä
Elli Aaltonen
Janne Antikainen
Annika Damström
Tuomas Enbuske
Hilkka Vihinen

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This is the first time the Rural Parliament is organised in Finland to this extent. Come and join us in making history and let’s formulate a common vision for developing the Finnish countryside. The programme of the Finnish Rural Parliament offers surprises, solutions and new growth paths around topical themes.

See yout at the Finnish Rural Parliament, on the 1st-3rd of September, in Leppävirta, Vesileppis Areena. 


The Programme

There are a total of 19 thematic excursions (plus one for international participants),
36 workshops, 4 high-level discussions, an evening programme and a Gala Dinner along with a Partners’ Market and a Farmers’ Market as well as plenty of other opportunities for active involvemen!. 

Join us and find your own solutions for rural development!


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4 Workshops in English

International Project Match-Making
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International excursion

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4 High-level discussions

Will be translated into English and Swedish.

The Rural Parliament on social media

Twitter @Meri Kiikkala
Luontoon, Gaalaillalliselle, keskusteluja poliitikkojen kanssa. Kaikki nämä #Maaseutuparlamentti'ssa. Tule mukaan.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
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Tips: Nyfiken på Svenskfinland - torget ger information av landsbygdens #möjligheter. Dela din #möjlighet redan nu!… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Twitter @Antonia Husberg
#Lähiruoka ja #aidotmaut luovat konkreettisen yhteyden välille #maaseutu #kaupunki. Kiinnostunut aiheesta? Osallist… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Twitter @Antonia Husberg
Kiinnostaako #kalastus ja #maaseutu?Osallistu #Maaseutuparlamentti työpajaan T17b ja retkeen R10! llmoittaudu < 25.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Twitter @Antonia Husberg
Vähä-älyisestä hiililiikenteestä vähähiiliseen älyliikenteeseen kylillä -työpaja tarjoaa #ratkaisujatwitter.com/i/web/status/8…
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Neljä korkeatasoista keskustelua - Mielikuvia ja marginaaleja lauantaina 2.9. Lauantaipäivän alustuksiin meidät johdattaa Maaseutupolitiikan neuvoston puheenjohtajana toimiva maa- ja...
Facebook Maaseutuparlamentti 2017 - Landsbygdsparlamentet 2017
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Landsbygdsparlamentet 2017 - vad innehåller det? Med på Landsbygdsparlamentet 2017 är några av landets mest intressanta talare. Pauli Aalto-Setälä, Annika Damström och Janne Antikainen fungerar...
Twitter @Maaseutuparlamentti
Kotiseudultusi helmi jaettavaksi? Kerro Ylelle! Myös #Maaseutuparlamentti`n retkiltä löydät helmiä :… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

Partners’ Market

The Partners’ Market is a place where people give and get information, find out how to make use of opportunities at the countryside and agree to work together.

Welcome to aquainte yourself with possibilities of rural development in Finland - find new possibilities, partners and ideas!