How Eduskunta works

Parliament enacts all legislation in Finland and approves the Budget. It also elects the Prime Minister, oversees the Government, ratifies international treaties and influences European Union matters. Read more

Read more about visiting parliament.

Visitors are welcome to observe plenary sessions from the public gallery. Our guided tours offer also an opportunity to discover the Parliament Building.​

Read more of the Library of Parliament.

The Library of Parliament is a public library serving MPs, researchers and all citizens.

Read more about brochures and videos.

Visitors can learn more about Parliament and the work of an MP from brochures and short videos.​​

Read more about the building and art in the parliament.

Constructed as a monument to independence and democracy, Parliament Building is a work of art.

Read more about the Visitors Centre.

Parliamentary groups and MPs​ organize events for the public in the Visitor Centre ​​​

Read more about media in parliament.

Parliament strives to serve the media actively and to create good working conditions for the media.​

Read more about the image bank.

Photographs related to Parliament and parliamentary work are stored in Parliament’s image bank.

Read more about the history of the parliament.

For over a century, MPs elected to Parliament have represented the will of the Finnish people.​