Ilmansuojeluyhdistys ry - ISY
(full member)

PO Box 136
FIN-00251 Helsinki, Finland

tel: (+358-45) 133 5989
email: (Sanni Turunen)

Organisation and Objectives

FAPPS was founded in 1976 and became a member of IUAPPA in 1977. Its objectives are to promote air pollution prevention, climate policy and their research in Finland and to act as a link between people and organisations working on air pollution prevention and climate policy both in Finland and abroad. FAPPS has corporate, supporting, personal and student categories of membership. FAPPS hosted the 10th World Clean Air Congress in 1995.


To achieve its objectives, FAPPS

  • Follows technical, scientific, administrative and legislative developments in air protection
  • Plans and organizes education and seminars
  • Organises excursions and study tours to factories, research institutes and international congresses in Finland and abroad
  • Gives statements and prepares proposals
  • Carries on publication activities
  • Participates in international information exchanges.


FAPPS News (Ilmansuojelu): information bulletin, published 4-5 times a year Finnish, with English abstracts, with one issue a year in English.

Principal Officers

President: Mr Jari Viinanen
Vice-President: Mr Veikko Ruohonen
Secretary: Ms Kerttu Kotakorpi
Editor of FAPPS News: Ms Raisa Nevalainen
International Coordinator: Ms Kerttu Kotakorpi