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Participation and civic activity

Citizens can influence national legislation and decision-making in their home municipalities by submitting or supporting initiatives. In law drafting process, key stakeholders and citizens are enabled to participate in the drafting of bills or it is otherwise ensured that their views are sufficiently and equally heard.

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Submitting initiatives

Citizens can influence national legislation and decision-making in their home municipalities by submitting or supporting initiatives.

Influencing the preparation of decisions and laws

The Constitution of Finland and several other pieces of legislation require the authorities to act in an open and transparent manner.