Main content


Carbon neutrality, happiness and depression were what Finns were keen to discuss.

World Questions comes to Finland at a time of political change. In elections this April, the left wing Social Democratic Party won a narrow victory over the nationalist Finns Party. What does the result mean for the country? Jonathan Dimbleby is joined by leading politicians and a public audience at Finlandia Hall in Helsinki to find out.
The panel:
Ville Skinnari: Vice Chairman, Social Democratic Party
Riikka Purra: The Finns Party
Elina Lepomäki: The National Coalition Party
Jari Hanska: Freelance Journalist

BBC World Questions is a series of international events created in partnership with the British Council.

Photo: Helsinki cityscape with City Hall and Cathedral, Credit: Lehnartz/ullstein bild/Getty Images

Available now

53 minutes

Last on

Sun 16 Jun 2019 11:06GMT


  • Sat 15 Jun 2019 18:06GMT
  • Sun 16 Jun 2019 11:06GMT