Democracy - is it in Danger? - IFS Conference in Helsinki

Aika: 6.-8.6.2018
Paikka: Sturenkatu 11, Helsinki

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Our 2018 conference "Democracy - is it in Danger?" will be held June 6th to 8th in Helsinki, Finland. The conference deals with the democracy and community work issues. We will together with our IFS member organisations around the world co-create an exciting taylormade program for you which focuses on a country comparisons and possibilities and values of community work and democracy issues in our everyday life. National and international experts will have lectures and panel discussions. Practical approaches and best-practice examples will be presented in workshops. Visits to the fieldwork will allow the opportunity to get to know practical examples in Helsinki and surroundings and to speak to the employees of the location. It is place for people all over the world to meet, to learn from each other, strenghten networks for social community work, to make us belong.


Lets Community! and Let's make Democracy Great Again!
See you in Helsinki 2018!


A full conference program with examples from all over the world and site visits to amazing projects in Helsinki will be available online soon. Please follow our steps with developing the programme:


You are very welcome to co-create the programme with us by sending us your ideas at Helsinki2018 (at)


Prices and Tickets: coming soon



Hotel quota for June 4-9, 2018
valid until 28 February, 2018



Hotel 1
Cumulus City Kallio Helsinki
Address: Läntinen Brahenkatu 2, 00510 Helsinki, Finland
Tel: +358 200 48109
Fax: +358 20 601 9112


Room for 1 person: 138 Eur / room / day
Room for 2 persons: 158 Eur / room / day


Hotel 2
Cumulus City Hakaniemi Helsinki
Address: Siltasaarenkatu 14, 00530 Helsinki, Finland 
Tel: +358 200 48108
Fax: +358 20 601 9105


Room for 1 person: 158 Eur / room / day
Room for 2 persons: 178 Eur / room / day


Hotel 3
Crowne Plaza Helsinki
Address: Mannerheimintie 50, 00260 Helsinki, Finland
Tel. +358 200 48101


Room for 1 person: 178 Eur / room / day
Room for 2 persons: 188 Eur / room / day


Prices include buffet breakfast and taxes
Payment: Cast or credit card on arrival
tel. +358 20 055 055

Reservation code: IFSHelsinki2018