Unit for Communications on Sustainable Development and Trade

The Unit for Communications on Sustainable Development and Trade is responsible for communications related to the Ministry’s development policy, development cooperation, external economic relations and Team Finland. The unit is responsible for the strategic planning, development and coordination of communications in cooperation with the departments and missions.

The main duties of the Unit for Communications on Sustainable Development and Trade are:

  1. communications with citizens, the media and stakeholders in matters relating to development policy and development cooperation.
  2. support for global education through communications and in cooperation with authorities
  3. communications with citizens, the media and stakeholders in matters relating to external economic relations.
  4. Team Finland communications of the Foreign Service

Email

  • VIE-30@formin.fi

Post address

Unit for Communications on Sustainable Development and Trade
PO Box 176
00023
GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address

Södra Esplanaden 4
00160
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Personnel

Ville Cantell
Director
  • +358 295 351 847
Janne Hirvasvuopio
Seasonal Worker
  • +358 295 350 502
Sanna Lindgren
  • +358 295 350 244

Development Communications

Olli Moilanen
Content and Communications Specialist
Development policy. Coordination of communications projects.
  • +358 295 350 049
Kuutti Koski
Development policy. Editor-in-Chief of Kehitys-Utveckling magazine. Role of the private sector in development. Development finance institutions. Taxation for Development.
  • +358 295 350 206
Eija Palosuo
Communications Officer
Development Policy: Kenya, Tanzania. Multilateral cooperation. 2030 Agenda.
  • +358 295 351 961
Hanna Päivärinta
Development Policy: Afghanistan, Myanmar, Nepal and Palestinian territory. Global education, events and publications.
  • +358 295 351 370
Virpi Sormunen
Communications Assistant
Development Policy. Travel grants for journalists. Events. Procurement.
  • +358 295 350 407

External Economic Relations and Team Finland

Lotta Nuotio
Content and Communications Specialist
external economic relations, Editor-in-Chief of the Kauppapolitiikka magazine
  • +358 295 351 505
Miia Vihola
Communications Officer
External economic relations. Team Finland Communication. Subeditor of the Kauppapolitiikka magazine.
  • +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.