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.

Email

  • POL-40@formin.fi

Post address

Unit for Human Rights Policy
PO Box 176
00023
GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address

Eteläesplanadi 4
00130
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Tarja Kangaskorte
Director
  • +358 295 350 292
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
Matti Keppo
Desk Officer
refugee, asylum and migration policy
  • +358 295 350 092
Lotta Kuparinen
  • +358 295 350 413
Eija Limnell
Desk Officer
human rights issues in the UN
  • +358 295 350 358
Rauno Merisaari
Ambassador for Human Rights and Democracy
  • +358 295 350 974
Mari Mäkinen
Desk Officer
Council of Europe, the OSCE's human dimension
  • +358 295 350 130
Sanni Mäntyniemi
Project Assistant
  • +358 295 350 309
Kirsti Niemelä
Assistant Desk Officer
Katri Viinikka
Katri Viinikka
Ambassador for Equality Issues
equality questions
  • katri.Viinikka@formin.fi
  • +358 29 535 0276
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E-mail addresses are in the form: forename.surname@formin.fi. Scandinavian characters are replaced by: ä=a, ö=o, å=a.