The City of Turku cooperates actively with other cities in different city networks both in the home country and internationally. The main goals of the international cooperation are:
- joint promotion of interests in the European urban policy
- theme-specific cooperation
- comparison of good practices and operations models and exchange of experiences
The City of Turku with its partners also participates in several field-specific networks like organisations and networks of culture, industry, logistics and universities.
In 2021, Europe Forum Turku will be organised on 25–27 August 2021. The theme of this year’s event will be announced 7 May 2021.
The contact person for the media is Communications Officer Irene Pendolin, the City of Turku: firstname.lastname@example.org, or tel. +358 (0)40 848 6242.
Logo and photos
The photos and logos of this year's event are available on e-Pressi. Photos will be added at the end of each Forum day.
The Turku Centre in St. Petersburg promotes the objectives of the City of Turku and the Regional Council of Southwest Finland in St. Petersburg and in Northwest Russia. Essential tasks of the Turku Centre include following politics and economy, collecting and sharing information, and exploring possibilities for cooperation.
The economy-related cooperation is focused on SMEs, marine industry, bio technology, ICT, logistics, travel, and creative businesses. Supporting cooperation between universities is key.
The Fraunhofer Society is Europe’s most prominent organization in applied research, encompassing over 70 institutes specialized in different fields
– Reaching the goals of the Paris Agreement depends mostly on the actions of the cities, urban areas and local operators.
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The vast ICLEI World Congress in Montreal started on Wed 19 June
The President of Iceland, Guðni Th.
In the Europe Forum, the role of Finland in Europe and the European Union is reflected from the perspective of a long time frame.
The Letter of Intent is now being developed into concrete plans during the visit by the managements of the University of Strathclyde and their Facu
Turku represented itself as a city of the sea and culture.