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Organisation for government formation talks announced

Government Communications Department
Publication date 2.5.2023 12.27 | Published in English on 2.5.2023 at 16.20
Press release

The negotiations to form a new government began on Tuesday 2 May led by Petteri Orpo. The National Coalition Party, the Finns Party, the Swedish People's Party of Finland and the Christian Democrats in Finland will hold their negotiations at the House of the Estates in eleven different working groups, called tables, which have a total of 18 subgroups or divisions.

The compositions of the tables and divisions have been published on the Government’s website. A direct link is provided at the end of this article.

Organisation for government formation talks


  • Party leaders’ table
  • Party secretaries’ table
  • Government leadership

Reform tables

  • Sustainable public finances
    • Taxation
  • A sustainable and well-functioning welfare society
    • Health and social services
    • Regional state administration, municipalities and cities
  • Wellbeing through work
    • Social security
    • Labour law
    • International recruitment
  • A skilled Finland
    • Culture, sports, physical activity and youth
  • A formula for growth
    • Built environment
    • Communication and digitalisation
    • Agriculture and forestry
  • Finland and clean energy
    • Climate policy
    • Nature and environment policy
  • An active and international NATO country
    • Defence policy
    • Trade and development policy
    • EU policy
    • Hybrid threats and cyber security
  • A safe, secure and resilient state governed by the rule of law
    • Internal security
    • Legal policy and equality

Inquiries: Päivi Paasikoski, Director of Government Communications, tel. +358 40 547 6279, Jyri Rantala, Deputy Director of Government Communications, tel. +358 50 563 3029