Unit for Central, Western and Southern Europe

The unit covers issues concerning the following countries:

The United Kingdom, Ireland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Austria, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Malta, France, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Portugal, Poland, San Marino, Liechtenstein, Andorra and Monaco

The unit is responsible for the following issues:

  • bilateral relations in all fields of cooperation (EU, political, economic and trade)

  • supervision of the Finnish embassies in the countries specified above

Countries

Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom

E-mail

  • EUR-30@formin.fi

Post address

Unit for Central, Western and Southern Europe
PO Box 432
00023
GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address

Laivastokatu 22 H
00160
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Tuomas Tapio
Director
  • +358 295 351 343
Anna Laine
Assistant
  • +358 295 350 111
Paula Mäkinen
Assistant Desk Officer
  • +358 295 351 537
Jukka Pesola
Senior Adviser
special assignment
  • +358 295 351 029
Eric Sihvola
Trainee
  • eric.sihvola@formin.fi
  • +358 29 535 0162

Central and Western Europe Team

Juha Parikka
Team Leader
Central and Western Europe, Great Britain, Ireland, Netherlands
  • +358 295 351 790
Anssi Leino
Desk Officer
ETA/EFTA, Austria, Switzerland, Germany and Liechtenstein.
  • +358 295 350 628
Sami Wacklin
Desk Officer
Poland, The Czech Republic,the Slovak Republic, Hungary
  • +358 295 350 244

Southern Europe Team (EUR-30)

Veikko Kiljunen
Team Leader
Spain, Italy, Malta, Portugal
  • +358 295 350 101
Leena Anto
Desk Officer
France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Monaco, Andorra, San Marino
  • +358 295 351 710

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