Prime Minister Sipilä and Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen of Denmark to discuss Finland’s forthcoming Presidency of the Council of the European Union
Prime Minister Juha Sipilä met on Wednesday 7 and on Thursday 8 November, with EU leaders and the heads of EU Member States in Helsinki. Prime Minister Sipilä continued his series of meetings in preparation for Finland’s EU Presidency, highlighting questions related to the Presidency in the discussions. Prime Minister Sipilä will meet with the heads of all EU Member States before the start of Finland’s EU Presidency term.
The new website presents female ministers and their achievements. It provides their details and photos and shows audio recordings and video interviews with them.
With its five strategic priorities in the Government Programme, Sipilä’s Government is taking steps to follow through with essential reforms. The strategic objectives are materialised in the form of 26 key projects.
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.
Government in office
On 29 May 2015, the President of the Republic appointed Finland's 74th Government, that of Prime Minister Juha Sipilä. The Government has 17 ministers.
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.