Ministries

There are 12 ministries in Finland. Each ministry is, within its mandate, responsible for the preparation of issues that fall within the scope of the Government and also for the proper functioning of administration. Ministries’ mandates are laid down in the Government Rules of Procedure and their duties in decrees issued on the ministries.

 

The ministries together employ about 4,200 people.

 

Ministries' web pages

Prime Minister's Office

www.vnk.fi/english

Ministry for Foreign Affairs

formin.finland.fi/english

Ministry of Justice

www.om.fi/en

Ministry of the Interior

www.intermin.fi/en

Ministry of Defence

www.defmin.fi/english

Ministry of Finance

www.ministryoffinance.fi

Ministry of Education and Culture

www.minedu.fi

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

www.mmm.fi/en

Ministry of Transport and

Communications

www.lvm.fi/web/en

Ministry of Employment and

the Economy

www.tem.fi

Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

www.stm.fi/en/

Ministry of the Environment

www.ym.fi