Increased flexibility in restrictions on food and beverage service businesses based on the epidemiological situation in the region and the main activities of the business
The Government decided on 29 October to impose temporary restrictions on the activities of food and beverage service businesses as of 1 November 2020. The decree was adopted under the new temporary provisions of the Communicable Diseases Act and will remain in force until 15 December 2020.
Government Report on Finnish Foreign and Security Policy 2020 – security and global responsibility sharing go hand in hand
Growth rate of new COVID-19 cases appears to have levelled off — rapid developments in epidemic possible
Rapid developments at regional level are typical of the current epidemiological situation. At the national level, the incidence of new COVID-19 cases, the number of tested samples and the percentage of positive samples of all tested samples have remained more or less at the same level for the last few weeks
Nordic prime ministers discussed COVID-19 crisis, green investments and security of supply
Government reaches agreement on seventh supplementary budget proposal for 2020
The Programme of Prime Minister Sanna Marin's Government "Inclusive and competent Finland – a socially, economically and ecologically sustainable society" was submitted to Parliament in the form of a Government statement on 10 December 2019.
Information about Brexit
We have grouped together information about Brexit and the future EU-UK relationship. These pages offer information, for example, on the negotiation process and the withdrawal agreement and on how UK and Finnish citizens and businesses should prepare for a withdrawal without an agreement.
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.
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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.
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.