Department for Communications

The Department aims to highlight the priorities of Finland's foreign policy, the strengths of Finland in foreign policy matters, and enhance the effectiveness of the services provided by the Foreign Service. In cooperation with the Ministry's other departments, organisational units providing services and missions abroad, the Department takes care of the planning, development and provision of the Foreign Service's communications and public diplomacy.

It is responsible for: 

  1. the Foreign Service's external communications
  2. the Foreign Service's internal communications
  3. public diplomacy
  4. communications on and emphasising the strategic priorities of the Foreign Service
  5. communications relating to the Ministry's external economic relations and the Ministry’s Team Finland services
  6. communications relating to development policy and development cooperation
  7. communications on the European Union and Finland’s EU policy, and offering assistance to civil society organisations in their provision of European information, unless these tasks fall within the competence of another unit in the Ministry.

Post address

Department for Communications
PO Box 176
00023
GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address

Kanavakatu 3 C
00160
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Invoice address

OVT: 0037024597392701
Operator: OpusCapita Solutions Oy (E204503)

E-mail addresses are in the form: forename.surname@formin.fi. Scandinavian characters are replaced by: ä=a, ö=o, å=a.