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tel: +358 295 16001
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Unit for Civil Society

The Unit for Civil Society is responsible for the following issues:

  • preparation, development and coordination of issues concerning development policy in relation to Finnish Non-Governmental Organizations
  • preparation and coordination of development policy issues related to the work of international Non-Governmental Organizations, including cooperation within the EU
  • support for the development cooperation projects and programmes of Finnish Non-Governmental Organizations
  • support for international Non-Governmental Organizations in certain specific sectors (e.g. health, education, conflict prevention).

E-mail:

Postal address:

Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Unit for Civil Society
PO Box 570
00023 GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address:

Katajanokanlaituri 3
00160 HELSINKI
FINLAND

Personnel

Jyrki Nissilä
  • Director
  • tel. +358 295 351 205
Marianne Hjelt
  • Assistant
  • tel. work +358 295 350 988
Anu Ala-Rantala
  • Senior Officer
  • tel. +358 295 351 305
Jenny Haukka
  • Desk Officer
  • tel. work +358 295 351 457
Riina Hellgren
  • Assistant, CSO funding
Ulla Hiitiö
  • Attaché
  • Project Officer, CSOs' development cooperation
  • tel. work +358 295 351 438
Katja Hirvonen
  • Programme Officer
  • tel. +358 295 351 770
  • tel. +358 50 574 4121
Leena Ikäheimo
  • Desk Officer
  • CSO's
  • tel. +358 295 351 724
  • tel. +358 50 344 4349
Elina Iso-Markku
  • Programme Officer
  • tel. +358 295 350993
Sirpa Rajasärkkä
  • Project Officer, CSOs' development cooperation
  • WWF Finland, Siemenpuu Foundation; environmental issues
  • tel. +358 295 351 574
Anna Rautvuori
  • Desk Officer, CSOs' development policy
  • tel. +358 295 350 157
  • tel. +358 50 428 3921
Leila Riitaoja
  • Project Officer, CSOs' development cooperation
  • tel. work +358 295 350 998
Tessa Rintala
  • Programme Officer
  • tel. +358 295 351 697
  • tel. +358 50 598 0856
Mirja Tonteri
  • Senior Officer
  • tel. work +358 295 351 480
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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Updated 5/24/2017

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