Ministerial Committee on EU Affairs outlined positions for special meeting of European Council

8.2.2023 11.52
On Wednesday 8 February, the Ministerial Committee on European Union Affairs agreed on positions for the special meeting of the European Council to be held on 9–10 February and for the meetings of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Ecofin) and the Eurogroup to be held on 13–14 February.

Prime Minister Marin to attend European Council and visit Luxembourg

7.2.2023 16.07
Prime Minister Sanna Marin will attend a special meeting of the European Council in Brussels on 9 and 10 February. The meeting will focus on Ukraine, the economy and competitiveness, and migration. After the meeting, the Prime Minister will visit Luxembourg.

Permanent Secretaries call for swift reforms to promote the green transition and boost economic growth; measures must also ensure justice

6.2.2023 9.00
The Permanent Secretaries of the ministries have drawn up a joint outlook on key issues for Finland’s next two government terms. The report aims to shift the focus from topical themes to a longer-term perspective. The Opportunities for Finland report published on 6 February provides a knowledge base for discussions around the elections this spring and for drawing up the next government programme.

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

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