Department for Communications

The Department aims to highlight the priorities of Finland's foreign policy and Finland's strengths in foreign policy matters, to enhance the visibility of the services provided by the Foreign Service, and to promote the effectiveness of communications. 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. country branding work
  4. communications and exercise of influence that supports the strategic focal points 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

Visiting address

Laivastokatu 22