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Who we are

This is the website of the Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities, a powerful advocate for all Finnish municipalities and regions.
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The European elections and Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the EU 2019

The Association has published a programme for the European elections 2019 and its goals for Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the EU.
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Our international work

Our offices in Helsinki and Brussels oversee the interests of municipalities and regions in the European Union and in international cooperation.
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Finnish municipalities and regions

In Finland, municipalities have broad responsibility for the provision of basic public services to their residents. Municipalities have strong self-government based on local democracy and decision-making and the right to levy taxes.
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