Honorary Associates of Rationalist International

Pekka Elo (1949 2013, Finnland)

Pekka Elo

Pekka Elo worked for rationalism, humanism and philosophy in Finland since 1970's. For many years, he was a president of the Finnish Humanist Union and editor of the Finnish Humanist Journal. Since 1991, he served in a senior position in the Finnish Board of Educati

Pekka Elo (born 1949) served in a senior position in the Finnish Board of Education since 1991. He was also a member of the Matriculation Examination Board of Finland. At the Board of Education, he was linked to the UNESCO World Heritage projects. He has authored books on secular education and culture.

Pekka has widely travelled around the world and attended several conferences in India, including all the three International RationalistConferences. He died in December 2013.