New non-resident ambassador to Mauritius and authorisations to represent Finland in international organisations

New non-resident ambassador to Mauritius and authorisations to represent Finland in international organisations

On Friday 21 May, the President of the Republic decided to appoint a new non-resident ambassador and representatives of Finland to international organisations.

The President of the Republic decided to appoint Ambassador Anne Lammila, Head of Mission at Finland’s Embassy in Pretoria, to serve as a non-resident Ambassador in Mauritius.

In addition, the President of the Republic decided to authorise the following persons to represent Finland in international organisations:

  • Counsellor for Foreign Affairs Leena Pylvänäinen, who has been appointed to serve as Head of Mission at the Embassy of Finland in Abuja starting from 1 September 2021, to represent Finland in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
  • Counsellor for Foreign Affairs Pekka Kosonen, who has been appointed to serve as Head of Mission at the Embassy of Finland in Cairo starting on 1 September 2021, to represent Finland in the Arab League (AL).
  • Counsellor for Foreign Affairs Jukka Siukosaari, who has been appointed to serve as Head of the Embassy of Finland in London starting on 1 September 2021, to represent Finland in the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
  • Counsellor for Foreign Affairs Pirkka Tapiola, who has been appointed to serve as Head of Mission at the Embassy of Finland in Nairobi starting on 1 September 2021, to represent Finland in the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and UN–HABITAT Commission on Human Settlements (HABITAT).

Inquiries:

Kirsti Pohjankukka, Director General for Human Resources, tel. +358 295 350 038

The Foreign Ministry’s email addresses are in the format firstname.lastname@formin.fi.