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Family leave reform enters into force on 1 August

29.7.2022 14.37

The reform aims to increase equality in working life and between parents and to take better account of different types of families. The reform gives, for the first time, both parents an equal quota of parental leave.

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Minister Tuppurainen to visit Salzburg

3.8.2022 15.19
Photo: Phil Behan
Minister for European Affairs and Ownership Steering Tytti Tuppurainen will visit Salzburg, Austria on 4–5 August. The programme for her visit will include participating in The Next Generation is Female conference and meeting with the host of the conference, Federal Minister for the EU and the Constitution Karoline Edtstadler.

Finland to send experts in international civil protection to combat forest fires in Greece

29.7.2022 11.05
By decision of the Ministry of the Interior, Finland is sending 50 rescue workers to Greece to help manage wildfires. The Emergency Services Academy is the employer of the posted experts.

Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Ministry of the Interior, Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, Finnish Immigration Service
Finland also helps Ukrainians by participating in patient evacuations

22.7.2022 15.12
Finland is also committed to helping Ukraine by taking part in the medical evacuation and treatment of patients from Ukraine together with other EU countries. Transfers have already been started.

Finland ranks first in EU digital comparison

28.7.2022 14.08
Developing the Digital Transformation, the Data Economy and Public Administration.
Finland ranked first in the European Union’s digital performance comparison. The European Commission’s annual Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) monitors the digital performance of EU Member States and tracks their progress in digitalisation. Finland has been at the top of the list for several years, ranking number two in 2021 and number one in 2019 and 2020.

Minister responsible for ownership steering Tytti Tuppurainen: It is important that we have reached an agreement on Uniper

22.7.2022 12.54
Minister for European Affairs and Ownership Steering Tytti Tuppurainen, who is currently deputising for the Prime Minister, considers it important that Fortum, its subsidiary Uniper and the German government have reached an agreement on measures to stabilise Uniper’s situation and secure people’s access to energy in Europe.


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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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