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Violent Extremism in Finland - Situation Overview 2/2013

The second bi-annual report on violent extremism in Finland has been published as part of the Ministry of Interior's National Action Plan for Preventing Extremism. This situation overview aims to provide an up-to-date assessment of violent ...

Published in 2013

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Finnish Internet Police

The Finnish Internet Police began in a relatively ad hoc manner in 2008. They monitor and respond to violent extremism in cyberspace, with full disclosure that police are monitoring this kind of behaviour. The Finnish Internet Police maintain ...

Published in 2014

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Young Democracy Ambassadors, Finland

The concept of the Young Democracy Ambassador was proposed in the 2012 Action Plan to Prevent Violent Extremism, operated by the Finnish Interior Ministry. It was initiated in part due to the unique vulnerabilities of young people, and their ...

Published in 2012

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Violent extremism in Finland — situation overview 1/2014

The third bi-annual report on violent extremisn in Finland has been published as part of the Ministry of Interior's National Action Plan for Preventing Extremism. This report focuses in on demonstration held on 6 December 2013, the Finnish ...

Published in 2014

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RASMUS network

The RASMUS Network against racism and xenophobia is a not-for-profit organisation that opposes racism and xenophobia in Finland. In practice, the network accomplishes this goal by bringing together actors from Finland that share the same ideals, ...

Published in 2014

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Non-Fighting Generation

Non-Fighting Generation (NFG) is a not-for-profit organisation working with young people to improve their well-being and reduce their susceptibility to extremist narratives and criminal lifestyles. The central working method of NFG’s ...

Published in 1996

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National Cooperation Network for the Prevention of Violent Extremism

The National Cooperation Network for the Prevention of Violent Extremism was launched as a constituent of the ‘Action Plan to Prevent Violent Extremism’ in Finland. This permanent cooperation team enables the development of ...

Published in 2014

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Good Relations Project

The purpose of the Good Relations Project is to oppose various forms of intolerance by encouraging ‘good relations’ between people of different backgrounds and cultures. This is achieved by collecting information on existing ...

Published in 2014