The Finnish Sports Federation FSF was founded in 1993, it is today the umbrella organisation for 132 member organisations such as national sports federations, the Finnish Olympic Committee and sports for disability sports. FSF is a non-governmental sports federation for approx. 1,1 million Finns, 9000 sport clubs and other organisations.
The aim of the Finnish Sports Federation is an equal sports culture, where all Finns have equal opportunities to participate, act and make decisions concerning sports. The most important task for the Finnish Sports Federation is to ensure a healthy social environment for the sporting society in Finland and to be able to respond to the changing requirements of physically active people.
The President of ENGSO is Finnish Birgitta Kervinen. In addition The Finnish Sports Federation has been assigned to chair the International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG) from 2010 to 2014 and to arrange the IWG World Conference on Women and Sport in Helsinki in 2014. Raija Mattila is appointed to co-chair the International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG).
Find out more: http://www.slu.fi/eng/finnish_sports_federation/
Finnish WILD-web-page (in Finnish): http://www.slu.fi/wild