NATO countries invited Sweden and Finland to join the military alliance at the NATO summit in Madrid. Finland’s accession protocol will be signed by July 5 at the latest. After that, Finland becomes an observer member of NATO. Finland is then entitled to attend NATO meetings. As an observer Finland will not be entitled to vote.
Pride Week will take place 27.6. - 3.7.2022 under the theme of Encounters. The pinnacle of Pride Week is the Helsinki Pride parade and parade park picnic.
The Finnish Government will honour the rights of sexual and gender minorities by flying the Progress Pride Flag at Senate Square on Saturday 2 July.
Finns are increasingly worried about state of nature – biodiversity loss is now recognised as threat
Prime Minister Sanna Marin’s Government has agreed on the General Government Fiscal Plan for 2023–2026. In its spending limits discussion, the Government decided on extensive measures that will strengthen security, create a vision for the future and build sustainable growth.
The Programme of Prime Minister Sanna Marin's Government: "Inclusive and competent Finland – a socially, economically and ecologically sustainable society".
The basic stance of Finland’s EU policy is to further develop the European Union and to promote growth, stability and security in Europe. Finland is an active, pragmatic and result-oriented Member State.
Suomi.fiThe Suomi.fi Web service offers public administration customers a single point of access to services and to the customer's own information and electronic messages.
Finland forwardWe are inviting everyone to participate in a communications effort aiming to strengthen people’s confidence in their ability to manage their lives and promote trust in institutions and communities.
ThisisFinlandThe renewed thisisFINLAND website, the country brand’s main communications channel, tells about Finland’s strengths, Finnish culture and the Finnish people in seven languages.
Team FinlandTeam Finland network provides businesses with a smooth service chain, ranging from advice services to funding. The network offers tailor-made service packages for companies' internationalisation needs based on the services provided by the network actors.
Public Service InfoPublic Service Info directs you to the right service, provides support for e-services, and answers general questions about public services.
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 10 December 2019, the President of the Republic appointed Prime Minister Sanna Marin’s Government, which is Finland’s 76th government. Marin’s Government is formed by the Social Democratic Party, the Centre Party, the Greens, the Left Alliance and the Swedish People's Party of Finland. The Government has 19 ministers.