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

Merikasarmi
Laivastokatu 22
00160
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Personnel

Tarja Kangaskorte
Director
  • +358 295 350 292
  • +358 50 401 7923
Annikki Berghem
Administrative Officer
  • +358 295 351 213
Ann-Mari Fröberg
Team Leader
  • +358 295 350 896
Hanna Gehör
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 641
Janina Hasenson
  • +358 295 351 902
  • +358 50 448 4890
Kaisa Leidy
Desk Officer
human rights issues in the UN, women's rights
  • +358 295 350 241
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
Paula Parviainen
Senior Adviser
  • +358 295 350 425
Aurora Saares
Desk Officer
Human rights defenders, rights of persons with disabilities, refugee policy
  • +358 295 350 389
Janette Sorsimo-Kimmo
Project Assistant
  • +358 29 535 0586
Annamari Tornikoski
Senior Adviser, Development Policy
  • +358 29 535 0105
Suvi Tuominen
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 735
  • +358 50 477 6577
Katri Viinikka
Ambassador for Equality Issues
equality questions
  • katri.Viinikka@formin.fi
  • +358 295 350 276
CV

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