Services to the government
The Prime Minister's Office assists the Prime Minister and the Government in their work and supports their decision-making. The Prime Minister's Office arranges services that support decision-making by the President of the Republic and the Government. It is also charged with the government's and its ministries' common administrative and service functions.
Government sessions »
The Prime Minister's Office is responsible for practical arrangements relating to decision-making by the President of the Republic and the Government and keeps a written record of the verbal presentations given in the presidential and Government sessions.
Security and preparedness »
The Prime Minister’s Office is responsible for government situation awareness, preparedness and security services and coordinates the management of different incidents and emergencies.
Government Communications »
The Government Communications Department is responsible for the prime minister's and government's communications. It handles communications relating to informal government meetings, government evening sessions and cabinet committees and organises the prime minister's and government's press conferences.
Translation and language services »
The Prime Minister’s Office is responsible for translating statute law - acts and decrees - into Finland's other national language. Among the documents translated are the grounds for government proposals; the budget and supplementary budgets; speeches by the President of the Republic and ministers; reports to Parliament; and replies to written parliamentary questions.
The Prime Minister's Office is responsible for the planning of social policy legislation that does not fall within the competence of any other ministry. The Prime Minister's Office also carries out administrative duties related to a number of projects involving both permanent and ad-hoc bodies.
Premises and in-house services »
The Prime Minister's Office is responsible for the premises and in-house services of all ministries as well as document and archives management, registry services and related information and customer services of all ministries