Ilmansuojeluyhdistys ry. (ISY)

Finnish Air Pollution Prevention Society (FAPPS)

Head Office

PL 136
Tel.: +358-45-133 5989
E-mail :  
Website :  

President                     : Mrs Katja Lovén

Acting president           : Mrs Anu Kusa

Secretary                     : Ms Ella Koljonen

International Liaison      : Ms Ella Koljonen

                                      Ilmansuojeluyhdistys ry

                                      PL 136

                                      FIN-00251 HELSINKI

                                      Tel.: +358-45-133 5989



The Finnish Air Pollution Prevention Society (FAPPS) is a national environmental protection society. Its purpose is to prevent air pollution. In Finland FAPPS also promotes research on air protection. FAPPS connects people and communities working with air protection in Finland and abroad.
FAPPS's aim is to promote the craftsmanship of the people working in the field of air pollution prevention.


FAPPS was founded in 1976 and counts about 450 members. FAPPS is a member of IUAPPA (International Union of Air Pollution Prevention and Environmental Protection Associations) and The European Federation of Clean Air and Environmental Protection Associations (EFCA).




  • to follow technical, scientific, administrative and legislative developments of air protection 
  • to plan and organise education and seminars 
  • to organise excursions in Finland and abroad 
  • to inform about issues of current interest in the bulletin of FAPPS (Ilmansuojelu) 
  • to give statements and prepare proposals 
  • to carry on publication activities 
  • to participate in the international information exchange



  • Ilmansuojelu (in Finnish, one number/year in English) 
  • Boreal Environmental Research (in co-operation with the Finnish Environmental Institute, the Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute, the Finnish Institute of Marine Research, the Finnish Meteorological Institute, the Finnish Limnological Society and the Finnish Water Association).