Unit for UN and General Global Affairs

The Unit for UN and General Global Affairs is responsible for matters relating to:

  • general UN issues and their coordination

  • the UN General Assembly, Security Council, Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) and, from among the UN specialized agencies, UNESCO

  • budgetary and administrative UN questions

  • coordination of election issues and candidatures in international organisations

  • global challenges and multilateral cooperation from the UN perspective

  • thematic peace and security questions in the UN, including Women, Peace and Security, as well as Youth, Peace and Security and

  • planning and guidance relating to recruitments to international organisations and institutes.

Email

  • POL-50@formin.fi

Post address

Unit for UN and General Global Affairs
PO Box 176
00023
GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address

Merikasarmi
Laivastokatu 22
00160
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Personnel

Anna Salovaara
Director
  • +358 295 350 018
Päivi Karhio-Szilvay
Desk Officer
UN policy,United Nations General Assembly, EU-UN affairs
Deputy director
  • +358 295 350 050
Jukka Välimaa
Desk Officer
UN Security Council
  • +358 295 350 736
Markku Virri
Ambassador; Senior Adviser
  • +358 295 350 942
Anniina Koivula-Olstad
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 166
Kalle Kurittu
Project Officer
  • +358 29 535 0575
Anu Apo
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 103

Administration

Laura Taipalus
Assistant Desk Officer
  • +358 295 351 837

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