Political Department

The Political Department is responsible for matters relating to:

  • Finland’s foreign and security policy in general and global political and security issues
  • The Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) of the European Union
  • The Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) of the European Union
  • The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) and NATO-cooperation
  • Nordic security policy cooperation
  • Military crisis management and civilian crisis management
  • The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
  • The Council of Europe
  • Arms control, defence materiel export issues, defence materiel cooperation, and international export control cooperation
  • Disarmament and non-proliferation
  • Finnish state vessels and state aircraft licences
  • Human rights policy and general human rights and democracy issues
  • Coordination of UN issues and the UN General Assembly and Security Council
  • Global governance
  • Mediation issues
  • Preparation of international agreements and legislation concerning the tasks of the Department in cooperation with the Legal Service.

Post address

Political Department
PO Box 412
00023
GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Invoice address

OVT: 0037024597392101
Operator: OpusCapita Solutions Oy

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