Unit for UN and General Global Affairs

The Unit for UN and General Global Affairs is responsible for:

  • general UN matters, global governance in the UN system and coordination of UN matters
  • the UN General Assembly, Security Council, Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) and matters concerning UNESCO, which is one of the UN specialized agencies
  • matters relating to budgetary and administrative UN questions
  • coordination of election matters and candidatures in international organizations
  • global governance matters
  • mediation matters
  • Finland's Action Plan for the implementation and national coordination of the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 – Women, Peace & Security
  • 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

Eteläesplanadi 4
00130
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Anna Salovaara
Anna Salovaara
Director
  • +358 295 350 018
Päivi Karhio-Szilvay
Päivi Karhio-Szilvay
Desk Officer
UN policy,United Nations General Assembly, EU-UN affairs
Deputy director
  • +358 295 350 050
Mika Mickelsson
Mika Mickelsson
Desk Officer
UN Security Council
  • +358 295 350 189
Anne Saloranta
Anne Saloranta
Ambassador; Senior Adviser
  • +358 295 350 234
Netta Mäkisalo
Project Assistant

Peace mediation

Eeva-Liisa Myllymäki
Eeva-Liisa Myllymäki
  • +358 295 351 901

Women, Peace and Security

Seija Kinni
Seija Kinni
  • +358 295 350 420

Youth, Peace and Security

Henrietta Hindström
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 225

Administration

Laura Taipalus
Assistant Desk Officer
  • +358 295 351 837
Jan Hukari
A person in non-military service
  • +358 295 350 728

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