Merikasarmi, PO Box 176, 00023 Government, Finland
Switchboard: +358 295 16001
Contact information

Unit for General Development Policy

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

  • overall planning and monitoring of the implementation of Finland’s development policy and development cooperation
  • preparation of the operating and financial plan, budget authorities and budget of development cooperation, financial administration of development cooperation and compilation of statistics and reports. Separate instructions are issued concerning the administration, monitoring and internal inspection of development cooperation funds.
  • development of methods and practices related to development policy and development cooperation, planning and monitoring systems, preparation of regulations and instructions, and provision of expert advice, training and support services
  • coordination of bilateral, EC and OECD development policy
  • planning and follow-up of development research and cooperation with higher education institutions, financed out of the funds for international development cooperation
  • FINNFUND, concessional credit policy, and the administration of concessional credit projects unless the task falls under the competence of other departments.

Fax:

  • fax +358 9 160 564 70

E-mail:

Visiting address:

Kirkkokatu 12
00170 HELSINKI
FINLAND

Postal address:

Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Unit for General Development Policy
PO Box 26
00023 GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Personnel

Sari Lehtiranta
  • Director
  • tel. work +358 295 352 139
Hanna Rinkineva
  • Senior Adviser
  • tel. work +358 295 350 951
Lena Allinen-Zoao
  • Assistant
  • tel. work +358 295 350 935
Laura Hassinen
  • Desk Officer
  • tel. work +358 295 350 226
Hannele Karppinen
  • Administrative Officer, development policy and development cooperation training
  • tel. work +358 295 350 938
Katja Karppinen-Njock
  • Desk Officer, international development policy, policy coherence
Anna Manninen
  • Administrative Officer, Quality Assurance Group
  • tel. +358 295 351 337
Riikka Miettinen
  • Senior Adviser, Development Policy, quality assurance expert
  • tel. work +358 358 029 535 1807
Johanna Rasimus
  • Desk Officer
  • tel. work +358 50 598 6437
Stella Rummukainen
  • Trainee
Pekka Seppälä
  • Senior Adviser, Development Policy
  • tel. work +358 295 350 999
Suvi Turja
  • Senior Officer
  • tel. +358 295 350 936
Suvi Virkkunen
  • Senior Adviser, Development Policy
  • tel. work +358 295 351 895
  • mob. workcell +358 50 449 3055

Development Policy Committee

Visiting address:

Kanavakatu 3 A
00160 HELSINKI
FINLAND

Postal address:

Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Development Policy Committee
PO Box 519
00023 GOVERNMENT
FINLAND
Marikki Stocchetti
  • Secretary General
  • tel. +358 50 525 8649
Katja Kandolin
  • Coordinator
  • tel. +358 295 351 809
  • mob. cell +358 50 593 6229
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 11/15/2017

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