Aku Aarva is Executive Director of European Movement Finland and leads the organisation and its members towards building a better Europe.
Through civic communication, events and campaigning, European Movement Finland seeks to increase the participation of citizens, to foster debate about the EU, and to create opportunities for Finnish citizens and non-governmental organisations to influence Europe. In his role, Aku guides the organisation in its work with Finnish institutions, organisations, associations and political parties in various areas of politics, such as elections. A particular aspect of their work is activating citizens, particularly young voters, to participate in European elections.
European Movement Finland is part of the European Movement International – the largest pan-European network of pro-European organisations operating in 39 countries. European Movement Finland consists of approximately 3500 individual members and dozens of community members and aims to advocate civil debate about European and EU politics in Finland. In addition, European Movement Finland actively works with Finnish institutions, organisations, associations and political parties in various fields of politics, such as elections. European Movement Finland is building a better Europe.