Services for international media

The Department for Communications of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs is responsible for contacts and networking with foreign media in Finland and globally. The units of the Department for Communications organise dozens of visits for journalists every year, focusing on themes that are central for Finland.

The Department for Communications assists in media arrangements related to state visits and in preparing the programmes for visiting journalists. Visits focusing on cultural diplomacy are also organised on a regular basis.

During Presidential elections and parliamentary elections in Finland, the Ministry’s Department for Communications takes responsibility for accreditation of journalists and assists them in practical arrangements and contacts with Finnish political actors.