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Budget session of Prime Minister Orpo's Government: Returning Finland to a sustainable growth track

19.9.2023 20.10

In its first budget session, the Government of Prime Minister Petteri Orpo decided on solutions that will return Finland to a sustainable growth track.

The Government will launch structural reforms to boost employment and growth, which will have positive impacts on general government finances in the next few years. In addition, the Government decided on consolidation measures.

Current issues

Government adopts resolution on communications during government term

21.9.2023 14.13
picture the government palace
The Government has issued a resolution on communications during the current government term. The resolution replaces the communication strategy of the previous government term. The resolution describes the common objectives and methods of government communications and is an important element of the Government’s strategic leadership.

Ministers for European affairs to discuss EU language regulation and start preparations for October European Council

18.9.2023 17.30
The EU General Affairs Council (GAC) will meet on Tuesday 19 September in Brussels. Their agenda will include discussing Spain's request to amend Regulation No 1/1958 (the EU language regulation), preparing for the European Council's October meeting, and continuing the GAC’s rule of law dialogue. Minister for European Affairs and Ownership Steering Anders Adlercreutz will represent Finland at the meeting.

Restrictions on import of vehicles registered in Russia

15.9.2023 13.33
Finland will implement the European Commission’s guidance (FAQ) on prohibiting the import of vehicles registered in Russia.

Ministers Valtonen and Tavio to attend high-level week of UN General Assembly in New York

14.9.2023 14.04
The high-level meetings of the 78th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 78) will start in New York on Monday 18 September. Minister for Foreign Affairs Elina Valtonen and Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Ville Tavio will attend ministerial events in New York and have bilateral meetings with their counterparts and with representatives of the UN. Minister Tavio’s programme will also include meetings to promote Finland’s commercial and economic interests in the New York metropolitan area.

Finland preparing to send material assistance to Libya

14.9.2023 9.06
Libya has requested assistance through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism following the destruction caused by Storm Daniel on 12 September. Libya has requested a wide range of assistance, including shelters, medical supplies and expert assistance.


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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 20 June 2023, the President of the Republic appointed Prime Minister Petteri Orpo’s Government, which is Finland’s 77th government. Orpo’s Government is formed by the National Coalition Party, the Finns Party, the Swedish People's Party of Finland and the Christian Democrats in Finland.

Prime Minister Orpo's Government

Finnish Governments

Finnish Governments

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

Finnish Governments and ministers

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