Unit for Sectoral Policy

The Unit for Sectoral Policy is responsible for the following issues:

  • preparation and application of sectoral and thematic policies and strategies, and participation in such international cooperation as does not fall under the competence of other units of the Ministry
  • provision of expert services to departments and units in charge of development cooperation issues
  • monitoring of the quality of development cooperation, upgrading of development cooperation instruments and provision of advice
  • improvement of the regulations, instructions, methods and administration of development cooperation related to sectoral policies
  • the development policy dimensions of trade and
    development, and Aid for Trade matters
  • coordination of the work of the Quality Assurance Board.

E-mail

  • KEO-20@formin.fi

Post address

Unit for Sectoral Policy
PO Box 26
00023
GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address

Kirkkokatu 12
00170
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Saana Halinen
Director
  • +358 295 351 782
Silja Leinonen
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 302

Administrative tasks

Outi Kotonen
Financial Administration Officer
  • +358 295 351 848

Senior advisers for development policy

Gisela Blumenthal
Senior Adviser, Development Policy
health questions
  • +358 295 350 958
Alva Bruun
Senior Adviser, Development Policy
  • +358 295 350 112
  • +358 50 354 4703
Henri Horn
Senior Adviser, Development Policy
energy questions
  • +358 295 350 059
Vesa Kaarakka
Senior Adviser, Development Policy
forest questions
  • +358 295 350 963
David Korpela
Senior Adviser, Development Policy
conflicts and development of societies
  • +358 295 351 050
Tiina Markkinen
Senior Adviser, Development Policy
Eeva-Maria Mikkonen-Jeanneret
Senior Adviser, Development Policy
equality questions
  • +358 295 351 707
Outi Myatt-Hirvonen
Senior Adviser, Development Policy
  • +358 295 350 317
Minja Nieminen
Senior Adviser, Development Policy
  • Minja.Nieminen@formin.fi
  • +358 295 350 237
Satu Pehu-Voima
Senior Adviser, Development Policy
education
  • +358 295 351 886
Antti Rautavaara
Senior Adviser, Development Policy
water questions
  • +358 295 350 172
  • +358 50 331 6172
Katariina Sario
Senior Adviser, Development Policy
  • +358 295 350 105
Sanna-Liisa Taivalmaa
Senior Adviser, Development Policy
rural development
  • +358 295 351 490
Lotta Valtonen
Senior Adviser, Development Policy
Democracy and Governance
  • +358 295 350 015

Trainees

Sasu Katajamäki
Trainee
  • +358 295 350 254

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