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Parliamentary elections on Sunday 2 April 2023

16.3.2023 10.44

Finland’s parliamentary elections will be held on 2 April 2023. In the elections, Finnish citizens entitled to vote will elect 200 Members of Parliament for a four-year electoral term.

Every Finnish citizen who reaches the age of 18 years on election day at the latest has the right to vote. In the parliamentary elections, voters may vote either on election day, which is Sunday 2 April, or in advance during the advance voting period, which is from 22 to 28 March.

Current issues

Prime Minister Marin to attend European Council and Euro Summit in Brussels

21.3.2023 11.48
Pääministeri Sanna Marin
Prime Minister Sanna Marin will take part in the European Council and Euro Summit in Brussels on 23–24 March. The European Council will focus on Ukraine, competitiveness, the single market and the economy, and energy. The meeting will begin with a discussion between the EU leaders and UN Secretary-General António Guterres.

Ministerial Committee on EU Affairs outlines positions on Ukraine and competitiveness ahead of European Council

22.3.2023 12.29
Flags of Finland and the EU
On Wednesday 22 March, the Ministerial Committee on European Union Affairs outlined Finland’s positions for the European Council meeting, the Euro Summit and the meeting of the EU Energy Council, and discussed the proposal for a regulation on CO2 emission standards for new heavy-duty vehicles.

Finland to donate wastewater treatment equipment to Ukraine

22.3.2023 9.30
The Helsinki Region Environmental Services HSY has commissioned the Suomenoja wastewater treatment plant in Espoo to carry out an inventory of its equipment, with the aim of donating some of this to Ukrainian wastewater treatment plants. The Ministry of the Environment of Finland supports the donation.

Finland has important role in UN Water Conference – world countries meet after 46 years

21.3.2023 15.28
The first UN Water Conference in 46 years takes place in New York on 22–24 March 2023. The Finnish delegation is composed of a broad spectrum of stakeholders representing the water sector. Jaana Husu-Kallio, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, stresses the importance of good governance of water resources, cooperation between the public and private sectors, and the high level of expertise Finland has in water issues.

Summit of Barents Euro-Arctic Indigenous Sámi People in Brussels

22.3.2023 9.14
Finland’s Sámi Parliament and the Finnish Presidency of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council will organise together with the European Parliament a Summit of Barents Euro-Arctic Indigenous Sámi People in Brussels from 22 to 24 March 2023.


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See also

Parliamentary elections 2023

Parliamentary elections 2023

Parliamentary elections on Sunday 2 April 2023. Advance voting from 22 to 28 March in Finland and 22 to 15 March abroad.

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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