Current Affairs

The Unit for Communications on Current Affairs is responsible for the Ministry’s external and internal communications concerning matters related to foreign and security policy and the Ministry’s services.

The Unit is also responsible for the provision of information to different organizations, the citizens and various stakeholders as well as for the strategic planning, development and coordination of Foreign Service communications.

The main tasks of the Unit for Communications on Current Affairs are:

  1. The Ministry’s external communications on current affairs, incl. media events
  2. Internal communications in the Foreign Service
  3. Support for the departments’ and diplomatic missions’ communications
  4. News and media monitoring for the needs of the Foreign Service
  5. Coordination of crisis communications in the Department for Communications
  6. Content management of the Foreign Service’s external and internal web communications, incl. coordination, steering and development of content production
  7. Coordination of matters concerning the International Press Center

E-mail

  • VIE-10@formin.fi

Post address

Unit for Communications on Current Affairs
PO Box 481
00023
GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address

Kanavakatu 3 C
00160
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Vesa Häkkinen
Director
  • +358 295 351 356
  • +358 40 481 9880
Matti Karvanen
Content and Communications Specialist
  • +358 295 351 806
Sara Haalahti
Communications Officer
  • +358 295 350 089
Marja-Leena Kultanen
Communications Coordinator
Intranet Content Manager
  • +358 295 351 387
Rim Mezian
Communications Coordinator
  • +358 295 351 905
Christa Haag
Seasonal Worker
  • +358 295 350 263
Heli Pietilä
Content and Communications Specialist
consular and legal services
  • +358 295 351 422
Anna-Maria Liukko
Content and Communications Specialist
  • +358 295 350 150
Laura Rantanen
Communications Coordinator
Web Content Manager
  • +358 295 351 121
Tiina Tähtinen
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 351 765
Miia Vihola
Communications Assistant
web communications, press releases, media monitoring, organisation of media events
  • +358 295 350 680

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