Finland - Stakeholders
The Ministry and other public entities are responsible to coordinate activities in the field of physical activity in Finland.
The following national key stakeholders, that have actions and activities in the field of physical activity and physical activity policies, have been identified in Finland*:
(1) public institutions that are responsible for policy, including policy development, implementation and evaluation related to physical activity and (2) NGOs that have their vision, mission or goals connected to policy related to physical activity:
Ministry of Education and Culture: www.minedu.fi
Ministry of Transportation and Communication: www.lvm.fi
Ministry of Environment: www.ymparisto.fi
UKK Institute: www.ukk.fi
Likes – Foundation for sport and health sciences: www.likes.fi
Association of Local Authorities: www.kunnat.fi
Finnish Sports Confederation: www.sport.fi/valo
Finnish Federation for Social Affairs and Health: www.soste.fi
Finnish Defense Forces: www.puolustusvoimat.fi
National Institute for Welfare and Health: www.thl.fi
Finnish Institute for Occupational Health: www.ttl.fi
University of Jyväskylä, Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences: www.jyu.fi
15 Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment: www.ely-keskus.fi
Finnish Heart Association: www.sydanliitto.fi
The Age Institute: www.ikainstituutti.fi
Finnish Association of Sports Sciences: www.lts.fi
Also, at local level, Municipalities (presently about 400) and 19 regional councils; each municipality and council have their own internet pages where more information is available.
*This list is part of the stakeholders' analysis activity conducted by WP6, and represents the view of the REPOPA Finish partner.