Go to main content
Parliament Supports Equal Marriage Rights
28.11.2014
The Finnish Parliament voted 105–92 in favour of citizens' initiative for equal marriage rights on Friday 28th November. The decision is not yet final and the matter is referred to the Grand Committee. Read more »
Government Wins Vote of Confidence
28.11.2014
Prime Minister Alexander Stubb's government won a vote of confidence in the Parliament on Friday 728h November. MPs voted 100–97 in favour of the government. Read more »
Statement by OSCE PA President Kanerva on the opening of the new Ukrainian Parliament
28.11.2014
OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President Ilkka Kanerva (MP, Finland) issued the following statement on the opening session of the new Ukrainian Parliament and the election of a Speaker: Read more »
Commerce Committee Approves Fennovoima’s Nuclear Plant
27.11.2014
The Commerce Committee of the Parliament of Finland favours the Government’s decision-in-principle on an application by Fennovoima Oy to build a Rosatom nuclear reactor unit in Pyhäjoki. The final decision will be made in the plenary session next week. Read more »
Photo: OSCE PA
Finnish MP to Observe Parliamentary Elections in Moldova
27.11.2014
Member of Parliament of Finland, Ms Anne-Mari Virolainen will travel to Republic of Moldova to observe the parliamentary elections held there on Sunday 30th November. Read more »
Legal Affairs Committee Opposes Gay Marriage
20.11.2014
The Legal Affairs Committee of the Parliament of Finland voted 9–8 against the citizens' initiative for equal marriage rights. The voting took place on Thursday 20th November. Read more »
Photo: OSCE PA / Swiss Parliament / Fabio Chironi
Kanerva to Address OSCE Permanent Council in Vienna
12.11.2014
OSCE PA President Ilkka Kanerva is scheduled to address the OSCE Permanent Council, the decision-making body responsible for the day-to-day business of the Organization,on 13 November. Read more »
Funding of YLE to Remain at the Present Level
12.11.2014
Funding of Finnish State Broadcaster YLE remains at the present level. The Finnish Parliament accepted the temporary amendment to the Act on the State Television and Radio Fund on Wednesday 12th November. Read more »
Parliament Discussed the Human Rights Report
11.11.2014
The Parliament of Finland discussed the Government Report on the Human Rights on Tuesday 11th November. After the preliminary debate, the report was sent to the Committee of Foreign Affairs for preparation. Read more »
Government Wins Vote of Confidence After Interpellation
7.11.2014
Prime Minister Alexander Stubb's four-party government won a tight vote of confidence in the Parliament on Friday 7th November. MPs voted 97–94 in favour of the government. Read more »
Guided tours

Guided tours for groups (6-25 people) are available from Monday to Friday from 9.00 a.m. to 4.15 p.m. (not during plenary sessions). The tours require prebooking. Further information >>

Parliamentary services
Useful links