Unit for Human Rights Policy

The Unit for Human Rights Policy is responsible for the following issues:

  • human rights policy and general human rights issues
  • human rights policy issues in international and regional organisations
  • refugee, immigration and asylum policy issues, UNHCR
  • support for human rights and democracy.

E-mail

  • POL-40@formin.fi

Post address

Unit for Human Rights Policy
PO Box 176
00023
GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address

Eteläesplanadi 4
00130
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Nina Nordström
Director
  • +358 295 350 104
Susanna Alakotila
Assistant
  • +358 295 350 121
Annikki Berghem
Administrative Officer
  • +358 295 351 213
Alva Bruun
Senior Adviser, Development Policy
  • +358 295 350 112
  • +358 50 354 4703
Janina Hasenson
  • +358 295 351 902
  • +358 50 448 4890
Eeva Helminen
Assistant Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 208
Matti Keppo
Desk Officer
refugee, asylum and migration policy
  • +358 295 350 092
Jaakko Koivusaari
Assistant Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 245
Merja Lahtinen
Desk Officer
Council of Europe, the OSCE's human dimension
  • +358 295 350 971
Eija Limnell
Desk Officer
human rights issues in the UN
Rauno Merisaari
Ambassador for Human Rights and Democracy
  • +358 295 350 974
Terhi Paikkala
Attaché
  • +358 295 350 102
Sofie Sandström
Desk Officer
human rights issues in the UN, women's rights
  • +358 295 351 995
Katri Viinikka
Katri Viinikka
Ambassador for Equality Issues
equality questions
  • katri.Viinikka@formin.fi
  • +358 29 535 0276

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