President and Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy discuss the effects of Russia’s war and partial mobilisation on the assessment of Russian tourists

23.9.2022 17.00
On Friday 23 September, the President of the Republic and the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy decided that the Government would issue a resolution placing significant restrictions on the issuing of visas to Russian citizens and on their entry into the country in order to prevent serious damage to Finland’s international position.

State aims to safeguard electricity production in all conditions

21.9.2022 8.49
Minister Tuppurainen at the Hall of State in Parliament.
In 2017, Fortum’s Board of Directors decided that the company would become a major shareholder in the German energy company Uniper SE. With the acquisition, Fortum became the third-largest producer of emission-free electricity in the EU. At the same time, the company’s business activities expanded to include fossil energy production and commodities trading in Central Europe, and the scope of its activities in Russia increased.

Ministers for European affairs to discuss rule of law in the EU

19.9.2022 15.11
The EU General Affairs Council (GAC) will meet on Tuesday 20 September in Brussels. The main topics of the meeting will be a discussion on the rule of law based on the Commission’s annual Rule of Law Report, the follow-up to the Conference on the Future of Europe, and the Union’s legislative planning. Minister for European Affairs and Ownership Steering Tytti Tuppurainen will represent Finland at the meeting.

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