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History of Finnish civil society

The development of civil society cannot be bypassed when writing Finnish history, and vice versa, the major events and the important stages of development in the nation’s history are visible in the history of civil society.

People’s activities in organizations, political parties and trade unions influenced the intellectual, spiritual and economic development of the entire country. With the help of non-formal adult education, people acquired knowledge and skills and grew into active citizens.