Helsinki Security Forum 2024

Livestream · 27.09.2024 13:00 - 29.09.2024 13:00

In its search for unity, Europe needs a comprehensive approach to security to build resilient societies. Could the Finnish model of total defence serve as a blueprint for a broader European security architecture?

As the global security landscape continues to turn increasingly volatile, Helsinki Security Forum (HSF) 2024 will convene in Helsinki, Finland, providing a pivotal platform for international dialogue on foreign and security policy.

The third annual Helsinki Security Forum (HSF) will be held on 27–29 September 2024. This year’s conference is titled Towards a Total Defence for Europe – From Apathy to Action?

Finland is often applauded for its high level of preparedness. Finland’s president Alexander Stubb, who acts as the patron of HSF 2024, has called for other European countries to become more Finnish, more prepared.

Over the course of the three-day event, HSF brings together decision-makers, experts and media for an exchange of views on total defence. Most of the HSF discussions can also be followed through livestream.  

Helsinki Security Forum is organised by the Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA). This year’s HSF is held with support from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, the Ministry of Defence of Finland, the City of Helsinki and Patria. For the first time, HSF is also sponsored by NATO.

Updates on HSF 2024 will be published on HSF’s LinkedIn and website as well as FIIA’s social media channels.

Sign up to follow the livestream of HSF 2024 here.