Under-Secretary of State (Development Policy)

Development Policy, Middle East and Africa

The Under-Secretary of State assists the Minister and the Secretary of State, who serves as Permanent State Secretary. The duties include participating in the handling of matters that fall under the mandate of the Secretary of State, promoting and coordinating the management of international affairs carried out by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and other public authorities, coordinating the handling of matters that fall under the area of her responsibilities in the Ministry, and following the activities of the departments in the Ministry that are of key importance from the point of view of her responsibilities.


  • avs-keo@formin.fi

Post address

Ministry for Foreign Affairs
PO Box 26

Visiting address

Kirkkokatu 12

Invoice address

OVT: 0037024597392301
Operator: OpusCapita Solutions Oy (E204503)

Elina Kalkku
Elina Kalkku
Jasmin Altay
Executive Secretary
  • +358 295 351 426
  • +358 9 160 564 01
Emilia van Veen
Adviser to the Under-Secretary of State
  • +358 295 350 525
  • +358 50 408 2615

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