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

  • +358 295 350 276

E-mail

  • 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

Claus Lindroos
Director
Director
  • +358 295 351 234
Pilvi Taipale
Desk Officer
Coordination of UN humanitarian Affairs, OCHA, CERF, GHD, EU matters
Coordination of UN Humanitarian Affairs, OCHA, CERF, GHD, EU matters
  • +358 295 350 322
Anna Kokko
Attaché
Desk Officer
Refugee Issues, UNHCR, UNRWA, Regional follow-up: Middle East
  • +358 295 350 039
Jouko Eskelinen
Desk Officer
UNICEF, UNFPA, ISDR, natural disasters, cooperation with the Ministry for Interior Affairs, engaging companies in humanitarian response, relief & recovery, Regional follow-up: Africa
  • +358 295 352 034
Anna Malinen
Desk Officer
Finnish NGO’s, WFP, Red Cross (ICRC, IFRC, FRC), Regional follow-up: Asia, Latin America, Oceania
  • +358 295 351 603
Saara Ilmonen
Specialist, EU Affairs
  • +358 295 350 291
Renne Klinge
Senior Adviser
Global migration issues, IOM
  • +358 295 350 274

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