PARTNERS / Citizen´s Forum – Kansalaisfoorumi

The Citizens’ Forum’s mission is to build civil society through culture and civic education offered by organisations. The Citizens’ Forum’s vision has been established as follows: By 2013 The Citizens’ Forum SKAF is a competent and recognised player in the field of culture and civic education, that through the training provided by organisations show up in people's quality of life, in an enhanced communality as well as in cultural development. Central concepts guiding this work are learning, human growth and development. The Citizens’ Forum’s actors and target groups are
    • - people interested in learning, particularly in member organisations
    • - organisers of clubs and courses
    • - tutors /coaches
    • - member organisations’ elected representatives
    • - external users of educational services
    • - people interested in developing civic and organisational work
    • - developers of civil society
  • The Citizens’ Forum SKAF is one of eleven actors in the field of liberal, that is, non-formal education provided by organisations in Finland. For its educational work the study centre receives financial support from the Ministry of Education of Finland, based on the Act on Liberal Education.