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Switchboard: +358 295 16001
Contact information

Department for Communications

Department for Communications

The Department for Communications seeks to highlight the focal points of Finland's foreign policy and international strengths and to enhance the visibility and effectiveness of the services provided by the organisation. The Department plans, develops and implements Foreign Service communications and country brand work in cooperation with other departments, services and missions.

It is responsible for:

  • the Foreign Service's external communications
  • the Foreign Service's internal communications
  • country branding
  • communications and exercise of influence that supports the strategic focal points of the Foreign Service
  • communications on external economic relations and the Ministry's Team Finland services
  • communications on development policy and development cooperation
  • communications on the European Union and Finland's EU policy and support for non-governmental organisations' Europe information unless the tasks fall within the competence of another organisational unit.

Postal address:

Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Department for Communications
PO Box 481
00023 GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address:

Kanavakatu 3 C
00160 HELSINKI
FINLAND

Director General of Communications

Personnel

Jouni Mölsä
  • Director General of Communications
  • tel. work +358 295 351 725
  • tel. work +358 9 160 558 00
Harri Kilpi
  • Communications Coordinator, adviser to the Director General, coordination of staff training
  • tel. work +358 295 351 342
Erja Päivärinta
  • tel. +358 295 350 149
Petri Salo
  • Senior Adviser
  • tel. work +358 295 351 018
E-mail addresses are in the form: forename.surname@formin.fi. Scandinavian characters are replaced by: ä=a, ö=o, å=a.

Deputy Director General

Personnel

Johanna Kotkajärvi
  • Deputy Director General
  • tel. work +358 295 351 351

Administrative services

Soili Laakso
  • Team Leader, Administrative Affairs
  • tel. work +358 295 351 544
Erja Päivärinta
  • Administrative Officer
  • tel. +358 295 350 149
Anne Välimaa
  • Administrative Officer
  • tel. work +358 295 351 391

Communications development team

Risto Joki
  • Senior Planning Officer, web communications and information systems
  • tel. work +358 295 351 340
Sanna Silventoinen
  • Communications Coordinator
  • tel. work +358 295 351 374
Outi Ylitalo
  • Communications Coordinator
  • tel. work +358 295 351 917
Lauri Äijälä
  • Senior Planning Officer, web communications and information systems
  • tel. work +358 295 351 357
E-mail addresses are in the form: forename.surname@formin.fi. Scandinavian characters are replaced by: ä=a, ö=o, å=a.
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