Application period extended for support targeting sole business owners

Apply for state-sponsored support for sole entrepreneurs until 30 September 2020. The support is a one-off payment of 2,000 euros to cover business operations costs incurred during the coronavirus outbreak. The application process is easy.

The City of Helsinki has been taking applications for state-sponsored operating support for sole entrepreneurs since mid-April. The support is a one-off payment of 2,000 euros to sole entrepreneurs to cover costs that arose from their business operations during the first few months of the coronavirus outbreak in Finland. Read more »

City of Helsinki celebrates Pride Week in many ways

Helsinki Pride 2020 week will take place from 7 to 13 September. The city of Helsinki is an official partner of the event. The city of Helsinki will hold its first ever evening for LGBTQ+ residents at the City Hall event space on 8 September 2020 from 6 pm to 7 pm.

Helsinki Pride 2020 week will take place from 7 to 13 September. The city of Helsinki is an official partner of the event.Helsinki aims to be a city where human rights are comprehensively fulfilled and where nobody has to endure harassment or discrimination. The ambitious actions included in the city-level equality and non-discrimination plans promote this goal in all actions involvin... Read more »

Helsinki arranges Climate College as part of Helsinki Design Week

Eco-friendly urban planning and innovative city solutions are the themes of the Climate College arranged by the City of Helsinki on 4 September. Climate College is the city's main event on the Helsinki Design Week this autumn.

Eco-friendly urban planning and innovative city solutions are the themes of the Climate College arranged by the City of Helsinki on 4 September. Climate College is the city's main event on the Helsinki Design Week this autumn. Read more »

Helsinki Design Week creates a street-long virtual art intervention

Helsinki Design Week will this year run as a hybrid digital and physical format. Running from 3rd – 13th September its main exhibition programme will be hosted from the newly renovated Helsinki Olympic Stadium, with a stream of digital events taking the design festival to a wider audience and those unable to attend in person.

Helsinki Design Week will this year run as a hybrid digital and physical format. Running from 3rd – 13th September its main exhibition programme will be hosted from the newly renovated Helsinki Olympic Stadium, with a stream of digital events taking the design festival to a wider audience and those unable to attend in person. Read more »

Startup entrepreneurs not left to their own devices in Helsinki – NewCo Accelerator and Node by Slush offer routes to success for enterprises with growth potential

Helsinki wants to be one of world’s most captivating locations for innovative start-up activities and the most attractive competence hub for enterprises and individuals who want to make the world a better place. Here, Helsinki and the Slush startup community share the same values and goals. This is why Helsinki and Slush keep working together this autumn to develop and build the future of startup activities.

Helsinki wants to be one of world’s most captivating locations for innovative start-up activities and the most attractive competence hub for enterprises and individuals who want to make the world a better place. Here, Helsinki and the Slush startup community share the same values and goals. This is why Helsinki and Slush keep working together this autumn to develop and build the futur... Read more »

Domestic hazardous waste, scrap metal and electric and electronic devices accepted for recycling – waste collection vehicles tour from 31 August

The touring waste collection vehicles of Helsinki Region Environmental Services Authority HSY begin touring neighbourhoods in the region on Monday, 31 August. Touring waste collection vehicles accept waste free of charge, including scrap metal, electric and electronic devices, and domestic hazardouswaste such as energy saving light bulbs, paint and chemicals.

News

Helsinki declared climate emergency

Climate change is the biggest challenge of our times. Today, the City of Helsinki has d...

New education guidance service for international families launched

The Education Division has launched a new guidance service as part of the current guida...

The new Green Path route planner finds the cycling and walking routes with the least noise and best air quality

The recommendations of the new Green Paths routing tool for the Helsinki Metropolitan A...

Helsinki is once again assessing the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, the UN member countries agreed upon a set of goals and an agenda for sustainab...