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Facts about CPF

28.05.2010 - 19:25
(updated: 06.06.2016 - 13:48)

The Communist Party of Finland was founded on the 29th of August 1918.

The CPF was re-enrolled to political parties' register on February 1997 after having been split and suffered from bankruptcy and after the Left Alliance joined the government together with the conservative party and abandoned the right of communist to be members of the Alliance.

There are 2 500 members in the CP of Finland, 14 disricts and over 100 basic organizations. The CPF has representatives in many city councils, among them big cities like Helsinki, Tampere and Jyväskylä.

The website of the CPF http://www.skp.fi and there are materials in english, too, on website www.skp.fi/english.php. Tel 3589 - 7743 8150 and fax 3589 - 7734 8160. Address: Hitsaajankatu 9 A, 00810 Helsinki, Finland.

Chairman of the CPF is Yrjö Hakanen, vice chairperson Lena Huldén and general secretary Juha-Pekka Väisänen.

The organ on the CPF is weekly publication "Tiedonantaja", editor in chief Marko Korvela. The website of "Tiedonantaja" http://www.tiedonantaja.fi. Tel 3589 - 7743 810.

The next Congress of the CPF will take place 8.-9.6.2013.