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Government structural reform

The aim of structural reforms is to eliminate the sustainability gap in general government finances and secure funding for public services and benefits. The Government seeks to boost the employment rate, economic growth and productivity of public service provision.


Finland's EU policy

Finland has a unique system for coordinating EU affairs. It is based on outlines issued by the Cabinet Committee on European Union Affairs, effective public servant preparation and coordination, and timely informing and involvement of Parliament.

EU affairs and the Finnish government

Government’s research activities

The Government annually adopts a plan for analysis, assessment and research in support of its decision making to steer studies and research towards specific priority areas selected by the Government.

Government’s analysis, assessment and research activities

Finnish Government

Finnish Government

The term ‘Government’ refers to the Government of Finland which consists of a prime minister and a required number of ministers. It also denotes a decision-making body consisting of the government plenary session and the ministries.

About the Government

Government in office

Government in office

On 24 June 2014, the President of the Republic appointed Finland's 73rd Government, that of Prime Minister Alexander Stubb. The Government has 17 ministers.

Prime Minister Stubb's Government

Finnish Governments

Finnish Governments

It is possible to search information on the Finnish Governments, their compositions and Government Programmes throughout Finland’s independence – as of 1917. Information is also available on the Governments' terms of office, on the types of Government and on the political parties within the Government.

Governments and ministers since 1917