Ministerial working group on COVID-19 discusses current epidemiological situation and preparedness for autumn season

16.8.2022 14.43
In its meeting on 16 August, the Government’s Ministerial Working Group on Coordinating COVID-19 Response received an overview of the epidemiological situation, progress on vaccinations and the possible continuation of the temporary amendments to the Communicable Diseases Act.

Nordic countries to further deepen defence cooperation

15.8.2022 19.36
Nordic Prime Ministers Magdalena Andersson (left), Sanna Marin, Jonas Gahr Støre, Mette Frederiksen ja Katrín Jakobsdóttir Oslossa Munch-museon edustalla.
In their meeting in Oslo on Monday 15 August, the prime ministers of the Nordic countries confirmed that they would further develop their cooperation on defence and security. As Finland and Sweden become members of NATO, the Nordic countries will become allied partners, which opens up new opportunities for cooperation. The new security situation in Northern Europe also featured prominently in the Nordic prime minsters’ discussion with German Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz.

Roosa Pöyhönen appointed to serve as Special Adviser to Minister Tuppurainen

11.8.2022 11.01
Minister for European Affairs and Ownership Steering Tytti Tuppurainen has invited Roosa Pöyhönen to serve as her Special Adviser for Communications from 11 August 2022. At the same time, Special Adviser Emilia Tervonen, who has been responsible for communications matters up until now, will transfer to her new post as Special Adviser to Minister Tuppurainen in EU Affairs.

See also

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