Ideas of the Youth

Additional information

Youth Secretary Mirja Teräs
City of Turku, Recreation Division, Youth Services
tel. +358 (0)44 9072969

Planner Merja-Maaria Oinas
Youth Information and Counselling Development Center Koordinaatti
tel. +358 (0)44 703 8303
merja-maaria.oinas(at) (Ungasidé is a free-of-charge low-threshold influencing service where the youth can voice their opinions via enquiries and discussions in Finnish and Swedish. is a tool for hearing the opinions of the youth, discussing them, and taking them into account in decision-making. The aim is to offer the youth happy experiences of participation and an accessible and democratic channel of influencing.

You can write, comment, or endorse ideas

The author of an idea decides if it will be driven forward and the contact persons of the web service at Turku City Youth Services will support the youth with this.

The web service is supported by Youth Information and Counselling Development Center Koordinaatti and is part of the democracy services of the Ministry of Justice: Municipal initiatives can be sent to be processed directly through the service.

This service replaces the old web democracy channel Aloitekanava.