Unit for Humanitarian Assistance and Policy

The Unit for Humanitarian Assistance is responsible for the following issues:

  • planning of humanitarian assistance and decisions concerning granting of assistance
  • monitoring of crises and follow-up of assistance activities
  • humanitarian assistance via international aid organisations, and Finnish non-governmental organisations
  • coordination of humanitarian assistance in the EU and the UN and with other donor countries

Phone

  • +358 295 350 000

Email

  • KEO-70@formin.fi

Post address

Unit for Humanitarian Assistance and Policy
PO Box 26
00023
GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address

Kirkkokatu 12
3 krs
00170
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Lauratuulia Lehtinen
Director
  • +358 295 350 184
Veli-Pekka Kaivola
Counsellor
Desk Officer
UN refugee organisations, the Middle East
Refugee Issues, UNHCR, UNRWA, Regional follow-up: Middle East
  • +358 295 350 333
Nora Klami
Counsellor
Desk Officer
UNFPA, UNDRR, COHAFA, Regional Follow-up: Africa
  • +358 295 350 587
Renne Klinge
Senior Adviser
Migration Policy Coordination, IOM
  • +358 295 350 274
Pekka Marttila
Second Secretary
Desk Officer
Finnish NGO’s, WFP, Red Cross (ICRC, IFRC, FRC), Regional follow-up: Asia, Latin America, Oceania
  • +358 295 350 233
Riikka Mikkola
Senior Adviser, Humanitarian Assistance & Policy
  • +358 295 350 138
Petri Puhakka
Ambassador for Disability questions
  • +358 295 350 332
CV
Pilvi Taipale
Counsellor
Desk Officer
Councellor, Deputy Humanitarian Director UN humanitarian coordination (incl. OCHA, CERF), International Humanitarian Law, Good Humanitarian Donorship (GHD)
  • +358 295 350 322

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