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Towards the Future of Europe!


The Europe Forum in Turku is an event for discussion around the future of Finland and Europe. The event promotes open, science-based dialogue between citizens and policymakers.

The Europe Forum is a platform for civil dialogue about Finland’s current and future roles in Europe and the European Union from a long-term perspective. In the Europe Forum, people from different areas of life get to meet each other: decision-making politicians, non-governmental organisations, economic life, labour market organisations, specialists, and citizens.

Seminars, panel discussions, question times, and civil dialogue will provide a base for constructive dialogue about Europe and the meaning and development of the European Union. Encounters in the Europe Forum in Turku narrow the gap between decision making and the everyday life of citizens.

The Europe Forum 2021 will be organised on 25-27 August.

The programme features speakers such as Prime Minister Sanna Marin, Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen, Minister for Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto, Minister for European Affairs and Ownership Steering Tytti Tuppurainen, Chair of the Finns Party and Member of Parliament Jussi Halla-aho, and Members of the European Parliament Heidi Hautala, Petri Sarvamaa, Eero Heinäluoma and Miapetra Kumpula-Natri.

The event days are divided into science, economic and political theme days according to their subjects.

This year, the public is invited to participate in the Europe Forum online. The public can make comments and ask questions through the chat on the event platform. The discussions will be recorded and can be viewed later via YouTube.

Join the virtual event platform here!