Help and consultations


Eco tourism in Norway

24.03.2011 | Norway’s fjords are long and narrow inlets carved throughout its western valleys. The gorgeous scenery alongside the thousands of fjords in Norway include untouched nature, green hillsides, mountains, glaciers, waterfalls, rivers, extensive wildlife and lakes. As perfect as the fjords are for quiet kayaking or relaxing boat tours they are equally as perfect for some of the greatest adventure tours in Scandinavia.

Contact Making Seminar “East West Included” is for YOU!

20.04.2011 | Do you want to create a new partnership with organisations from the Youth in Action Programme Countries (i.e., EU, Norway, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Turkey, Croatia, Switzerland) and Eastern Europe and Caucasus (i.e., Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine)? If the answers are YES, then the Contact Making Seminar "East West Included" is for YOU!

Oil spills

28.03.2011 | Oil spills happen when people make mistakes or are careless and cause an oil tanker to leak oil into the ocean. There are a few more ways an oil spill can occur. Equipment breaking down may cause an oil spill. If the equipment breaks down, the tanker may get stuck on shallow land. When they start to drive the tanker again, they can put a hole in the tanker causing it to leak oil.

How to Use a Geiger Counter

31.03.2011 | The Geiger counter's sensor is a central metal wire anode surrounded by a thin metal cathode tube filled with neon, argon and a halogen gas that detects radiation by how much the gas inside the tube is ionized

RNB – New Russian Youth Network in the Northern Europe and the Baltic

16.04.2011 | In Riga, at the end of November 2010, there was a significant event for the entire Russian-speaking youth of Nordic and Baltic countries and that was RusNord 2010 conference, which resulted in the unification of 25 youth organizations and the creation of an international alliance of youth organizations: RusNordBalt (RNB).

Help and consultations

Moving to new country is always very stressful. You usually have more questions then answers and feel lost. There are some organisations where you can have some help, get advice what and how to do not to waste time, to realize  yourself and to integrate into Finnish society as fast as possible.

Immigration advice centers around the country, as weel as accesible information for immigrants in 15 different languages at

Phone consultaions for immigrants: 0207 40 11 60 (in English Tue-Fri: 10-15)

Project Tempo

If you are unempoyed, looking for a job or training placement, maybe a course or a school, project Tempo can help you. Tempo is a project for unemployes imigrants and Roma people.

And if you are registered unemployed at Työvoimotoimisto and you would like to get some extra help with making applications, CV etc. Tempo will help you. The services are FREE of charge.

You should make an appointement with one of the consultant:

Maarit Lankinen-Kivimäki tel. 050 3955989

Miriam Schwartz tel. 050 5781343

Ari Haapanen tel. 050 3955991

Silja Havu tel. 0505781248


Finnish Swedish society Luckan

They constantly suggest various trainings and seminars, excursions and meetings, help assistance, mostly in English and free of charge.

Check their site for coming events.