Helsinki named best city for work-life balance
The 2019 Work-Life Balance Index has listed Helsinki as the best city for work-life balance among 40 of the world’s most attractive cities.
Finland leads the world in innovation rankings
Mobile app creation, PCT patent applications by origin, rule of law and e-participation are some of the areas where Finland has been ranked number one globally in the Global Innovation Index.
Lahti chosen as Europe’s green capital for 2021
The European Commission has handed the European Green Capital Award for 2021 to the Finnish city of Lahti.
Finnish universities are among the world’s best
The prestigious Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking has listed the University of Helsinki as the world’s 107th best, with a further eight Finnish institutions making the list.
Helsinki-Uusimaa most innovative region in the EU
The European Commission has published its Innovation Scoreboard 2019 study and ranked Finland as the second most innovative member state and the Helsinki-Uusimaa region as the most innovative region in the EU.
Finland is Europe’s most digitally advanced country
The European Commission has ranked Finland as the most digitally advanced nation in Europe in its annual Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), marking the first time the country claims the top spot.
Finland among the best countries for children
Save the Children’s annual report has ranked Finland as the third-best country in the world for children, signalling a rise of two spots from the previous year.
Finland rises to 2nd in Press Freedom Index
Finland has bounced back to second place in the annual Press Freedom Index by Reporters without Borders (RSF).
Finland is the happiest country in the world, again
The Global Happiness Report has ranked Finland in first place for the second year in a row.
Finland leads in educating for the future
The Worldwide Educating for the Future Index (WEFFI) has placed Finland on top of its 2018 ranking, which measures how countries equip their youth with future-oriented skills and prepare them for tomorrow’s working life.