Communications on the EU and international affairs
The Government Communications Department is responsible for the government EU communications and it provides information on, for example, the European Council meetings and meetings of the Ministerial Committee for EU Affairs. Briefings for the media, stakeholder communications and training on key EU issues make part of the EU communications.
The experts responsible for the ministries' EU communications meet regularly to set out the EU communications priorities and to chart out related flagship communications projects in the ministries. The press team from Finland's Permanent Representation to the European Union in Brussels is also involved in the planning of the EU communications.
The Government Communications Department is responsible for communications and media arrangements with regard to the prime minister's travel abroad and international events in and visits to Finland.