Unit for EU and Treaty Law

The Unit for EU and Treaty Law is responsible for:

  • the preparation and implementation of international treaties, unless they fall within the competence of another organisational unit, and questions of treaty law
  • questions of European Union (EU) treaty law
  • the provision of expertise and advice on EU law and international treaties
  • participation in the legal development of the institutional structure and decision-making and legislative procedures of the EU
  • the maintenance of a treaty register, and the registration of treaties with the United Nations
  • functions of the depositary of international treaties
  • general legal questions relating to privileges and immunities
  • legal questions concerning the Åland Islands
  • the preparation of national legislation, unless the issue falls within the competence of another organisational unit, and the guidance and development of the preparation of legislation
  • the inspection of treaties and legislation.

E-mail

  • OIK-20@formin.fi

Post address

Unit for EU and Treaty Law
PO Box 417
00023
GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address

Laivastokatu 22 B MKB3
00160
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Kaija Suvanto
Director
  • +358 295 351 159
  • +358 9 160 557 11
Suvi Järvelä-Hagström
Suvi Järvelä-Hagström
Desk Officer
special assignment
  • +358 295 351 854
Laila Ljokkoi-Alisalo
Assistant
  • +358 295 351 155
Maria Guseff
Legal Counsellor
Anne Koskinen
Information Officer
EU treaties and International treaties
  • +358 295 351 998
Johanna Lahti
Legal Officer
  • +358 295 351 1708
Maija Mansikkaniemi
Legal Officer
  • +358 295 350 095
Annika Naskila
Legal Officer
  • +358 295 351 157
Laura Peuraniemi
Legal Officer
  • +358 295 351 076
Jasmine Sommardal
Legal Officer
  • +358 295 350 288
Elina Tölö
Trainee
  • Elina.Tölö@formin.fi
  • +358 295 350 230

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