Unit for Civil Society

The Unit for Civil Society is responsible for the following issues:

  • preparation, development and coordination of issues concerning development policy in relation to Finnish Non-Governmental Organizations
  • preparation and coordination of development policy issues related to the work of international Non-Governmental Organizations, including cooperation within the EU
  • support for the development cooperation projects and programmes of Finnish Non-Governmental Organizations
  • support for international Non-Governmental Organizations in certain specific sectors (e.g. health, education, conflict prevention).

E-mail

  • KEO-30@formin.fi

Post address

Unit for Civil Society
PO Box 26
00023
GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address

Kirkkokatu 12
00170
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Jyrki Nissilä
Director
  • +358 295 351 205
Marianne Hjelt
Assistant
  • +358 295 350 988
Anu Ala-Rantala
Senior Officer
  • +358 295 351 305
Jenny Haukka
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 351 457
Riina Hellgren
Administrative Officer
  • +358 295 351 827
Ulla Hiitiö
Project Officer
CSOs' development cooperation
  • +358 295 351 438
Elina Iso-Markku
Programme Officer
  • +358 295 350993
Tiina Kajakoski
Desk Officer
CSOs' development policy
  • +358 295 351 570
Saara Paavilainen
Project Assistant
  • +358 295 350 205
Asta Puolakka
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 285
Leila Riitaoja
Attaché
Project Officer
CSOs' development cooperation
  • +358 295 350 998
Mirja Tonteri
Senior Officer
  • +358 295 351 480
Suvi Turunen
Programme Officer
  • +358 295 350 140

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