Founded in 2017, the Association for Cultural Relations is focusing on promotion of culture and cultural relations within and beyond the borders of Finland. ACR Finland fosters intercultural dialogue and cooperation between intracultural entities, aiming to promote recognition and protection of cultural diversity, preserving tangible and intangible heritage, promotion of cultural values through all of its forms and endorsement of human rights.


CREATE opportunity for young people to participate in international mobilities

DEVELOP educational programmes focusing on cultural relations, peacebuilding, participation and active citizenship

IMPROVE youth participation in democratic life, in particular in local communities and develop self-government and sense of initiative

CONTRIBUTE to the research and development of practice of peaceful international relations by using the tools of cultural diplomacy