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Politicians present a broadly united front on Finland’s security

As Parliament resumes this week for the spring session, MPs are broadly united when it comes to Finland's security. A new study by the Finnish...

Thousands of new conscripts report for training today

It's that time of year, when thousands of young Finnish men report for the start of their compulsory national service. Around 12,000 new conscripts begin...

12,000 conscripts report for military service

Twelve thousand young Finnish men and women reported for military service today, at bases around the country. The majority of them - around 10,000 -...

Government considering civilian service for women

The Government is considering introducing civilian service for women - but a decision might not even be made to put launch the new initiative...

Government proposes scrapping Jehovah’s Witness conscription exemption

The government has made a proposal to end an exemption from military conscription for Jehovah's Witnesses. At present, Finnish Jehovah's Witnesses don't have to do...