Unit for Human Rights Courts And Conventions

The Unit for Human Rights Courts and Conventions is responsible for:

  • the development of human rights
  • contribution to the work of international organisations relating to the Unit's responsibilities
  • periodic reports and monitoring relating to the implementation of human rights conventions
  • the representation of the Government of Finland before international judicial and investigative bodies examining human rights complaints, and other legal questions relating to these bodies
  • the supervision of execution measures relating to human rights complaints
  • the preparation of international human rights instruments and relevant national legislation
  • the provision of expertise, advice and opinions on human rights law.

Fax

  • +358 9 160 559 51

Phone

  • +358 295 351 926

E-mail

  • OIK-40@formin.fi

Post address

Unit for Human Rights Courts And Conventions
PO Box 411
00023
GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address

Laivastokatu 22 A MKA1
00160
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Krista Oinonen
Director
  • +358 295 351 172
Päivi Rotola-Pukkila
Legal Counsellor
  • +358 295 351 922
Minna Väinölä
Assistant
  • +358 295 350 159
Katja Fokin
Legal Officer
  • +358 295 351 176
Helinä Heikkinen
Trainee
  • +358 295 350 046
Marjatta Hiekka
Legal Counsellor
  • +358 295 351 154
Katja Kuuppelomäki
Legal Officer
  • +358 295 351 175
Satu Sistonen
Legal Officer
  • +358 295 351 789
Liisa Valjento
Counsellor
  • +358 295 351 153

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