Study: Finland’s centenary year was a diverse and cheerful festival opening up plenty of new opportunities

15.10.2021 9.33
The centenary of Finland’s independence in 2017 showed that small-scale everyday matters with positive aspects that are characteristic of Finnishness can also be celebrated in connection with official anniversaries. This emerges from a study produced by the Center for Cultural Policy Research Cupore, Owal Group and Demos Helsinki. The three thematic reports of the study assessed the impacts of Finland’s centenary year.

President and Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy discuss EU security and defence cooperation, EU crisis management, Russia and Defence Forces’ exercises

8.10.2021 13.16
In their meeting on Friday 8 October 2021, the President of the Republic and the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy agreed that Finland would participate in the EU military crisis management training mission in Mozambique with a maximum of five staff officers.

Päivi Paasikoski appointed Director of Government Communications

7.10.2021 13.24
On Thursday 7 October, the Government appointed Päivi Paasikoski, Master of Social Sciences, as Director General of the Government Communications Department at the Prime Minister’s Office. Paasikoski will take up her post as Director General on 8 October. Her term of office will be five years. The title of Director General of the Government Communications Department is an honorary title for the Director of Government Communications.

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EU climate package

EU climate package

It is the EU’s objective to be climate neutral by 2050. In July 2021, the European Commission presented the EU climate package, the so-called ‘Fit for 55 Package’, which will help the EU reach its emissions reduction target for 2030.

Finland and the EU climate package

Arctic Issues

Arctic Issues

Finland’s activity in the Arctic region must be tied in with the capacity of nature to withstand it, the need to protect the climate, the importance of sustainable development principles, and respect for the rights of indigenous peoples.

Read more about the arctic issues

Finnish Government

Finnish Government

The term ‘Government’ refers to the Government of Finland which consists of a prime minister and a required number of ministers. It also denotes a decision-making body consisting of the government plenary session and the ministries.

Government

Prime Minister's Office

Prime Minister's Office

Prime Minister's Office

The Prime Minister's Office, a ministry led by the Prime Minister in person, is responsible for monitoring the implementation of the Government’s political programme. The Prime Minister’s Office also assists the Prime Minister in the general management of Government functions.

About the Prime Minister's Office

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

The Prime Minister’s Office supports the Prime Minister and the Government in the planning of the Government functions and related decision-making. It assists the Prime Minister and the Government in their work and provides services for government agencies and the wider public.

Responsibilities

Ministers

Sanna Marin
Sanna Marin
Prime Minister
Tytti Tuppurainen
Tytti Tuppurainen
Minister for European Affairs and Ownership Steering