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Open house at the Government Palace and House of the Estates on 25 September

23.9.2022 10.27

Welcome to visit the Government Palace and House of the Estates on Sunday 25 September 2022 from 9.00 to 15.00. The open house event will mark the 200th anniversary of the Government Palace, which was taken into use on 27 September 1822.

Visitors can also delve deeper into the history of the 200-year-old Government Palace at a series of mini-lectures on Friday 23 and Saturday 24 September. Lectures will be held at the House of the Estates on Friday and at the National Archives on Saturday.

Current issues

Act on legal recognition of gender to be submitted to Parliament

22.9.2022 13.59
The Government has submitted a proposal for an act on legal recognition of gender and for related acts. The legal recognition of gender would be separated from medical examinations and treatments. The current requirement of infertility would be removed from the act. The Act on Legal Recognition of the Gender of Transsexuals would be repealed. 

Finland and Estonia agree on electronic exchange of population data

21.9.2022 15.20
Minister of Local Government Sirpa Paatero and Estonia's Minister of the Interior Lauri Läänemets.
Estonia's Minister of the Interior Lauri Läänemets and Minister of Local Government Sirpa Paatero
Finland and Estonia have signed a treaty on the exchange of population data. The treaty deepens digital cooperation between the countries.

Minister Ohisalo: Accelerating the green transition will also strengthen Finland’s comprehensive security

21.9.2022 15.05
Russia's war of aggression has made energy and climate policy an even more integral part of foreign and security policy. Finland should continue to take decisive climate action and accelerate the green transition in the midst of the energy crisis, said Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Maria Ohisalo at an event on climate action, energy solutions and Finland’s comprehensive security.


Press photos are published in the Government’s Flickr account.

Photos of ministers, public officials and government premises are available in the government material bank.


Live webcasts of the Government’s press conferences and other events are streamed on the Government’s YouTube channel.

See also

General Government Fiscal Plan for 2023–2026

General Government Fiscal Plan for 2023–2026

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.

Government Programme

Government Programme

The Programme of Prime Minister Sanna Marin's Government: "Inclusive and competent Finland – a socially, economically and ecologically sustainable society".

Finland's EU policy

Finland's EU policy

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.


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 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.

Prime Minister Marin's Government

Finnish Governments

Finnish Governments

Search information on the Finnish Governments, their compositions and Government Programmes throughout Finland’s independence – as of 1917.

Governments and ministers since 1917

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