Unit for General Development Policy

The Unit for Development Policy is responsible for the following issues:

  • overall planning and monitoring of the implementation of Finland’s development policy and development cooperation
  • preparation of the operating and financial plan, budget authorities and budget of development cooperation, financial administration of development cooperation and compilation of statistics and reports. Separate instructions are issued concerning the administration, monitoring and internal inspection of development cooperation funds.
  • development of methods and practices related to development policy and development cooperation, planning and monitoring systems, preparation of regulations and instructions, and provision of expert advice, training and support services
  • coordination of bilateral, EC and OECD development policy
  • planning and follow-up of development research and cooperation with higher education institutions, financed out of the funds for international development cooperation
  • FINNFUND, concessional credit policy, and the administration of concessional credit projects unless the task falls under the competence of other departments.

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

Suvi Turja
Senior Officer
  • +358 295 350 936
Laura Hassinen
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 226
Katja Ahlfors
Katja Ahlfors
Director
Hanna Rinkineva
Senior Adviser
  • +358 295 350 951
Hannele Karppinen
Administrative Officer
development policy and development cooperation training
  • +358 295 350 938
Katja Karppinen-Njock
Desk Officer
international development policy, policy coherence
Anna Manninen
Administrative Officer
Quality Assurance Group
  • +358 295 351 337
Johanna Rasimus
Desk Officer
  • +358 50 598 6437
Pekka Seppälä
Senior Adviser, Development Policy
  • +358 295 350 999
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.