Unit for General Development Policy

The Unit for General Development Policy is responsible for:

  • developing the effectiveness, results-based management, and monitoring of development policy, including coordination of reporting on results
  • cooperating with the European Union and the OECD in development policy matters, including the coordination of development policy done in Finland, in the EU and in the OECD.
  • Other international development policy questions unless the task falls under the competence of other units.
  • strengthening the quality of development cooperation and the implementation of the international focus-on-results principle
  • coordinating and developing the guidelines and methods and instruments used in development cooperation and provision of related advice
  • planning and monitoring cooperation with universities and researchers, funded from Finland's development cooperation appropriations, including cooperation with UNWIDER
  • improving knowledge and competence related to development policy and development cooperation, and coordinating related training
  • coordinating the work of the Quality Assurance Group and provision of advice.

Fax

  • +358 9 160 564 70

E-mail

  • KEO-10@formin.fi

Post address

Unit for General Development Policy
PO Box 26
00023
GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address

Kirkkokatu 12
00170
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Katja Ahlfors
Katja Ahlfors
Director
  • +358 295 350 191
  • +358 50 571 7313
Ulla Järvelä-Seppinen
Senior Adviser, Development Policy
development policy
  • +358 50 465 9582
  • +358 295 350 301
Marko Laine
Marko Laine
Team Leader
  • +358 295 350 355
  • +358 503 494 597
Hannele Karppinen
Administrative Officer
development policy and development cooperation training
  • +358 295 350 938
Anna Manninen
Administrative Officer
Quality Assurance Group
  • +358 295 351 337
Lotta Mäkelä
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 053
  • +358 504 710 916
Anni Mäkeläinen
  • +358 295 350 342
Laura Quist
  • +358 295 350 181
Johanna Rasimus
Desk Officer
  • +358 50 598 6437
Pekka Seppälä
Senior Adviser, Development Policy
  • +358 295 350 999
Suvi Turja
Senior Officer
  • +358 295 350 936
Suvi Virkkunen
Senior Adviser, Development Policy
  • +358 295 351 895
  • +358 50 449 3055

Development Policy Committee

Post address

Development Policy Committee
PO Box 519
00023
GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address

Kanavakatu 3 A
00160
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Marikki Stocchetti
Secretary General
  • +358 50 525 8649
Katja Kandolin
Coordinator
  • +358 295 351 809
  • +358 50 593 6229

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