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COVID-19 coronavirus

Being responsible together

1.7.2020 11.30

To prevent the spread of the coronavirus from accelerating again, remember to wash your hands frequently and carefully, cover your mouth with a tissue or your sleeve when you cough and keep a safe distance from others. If you think you’ve been infected, go get tested. Protect those at risk.


Transmission and protection – coronavirus | thl.fi



Germany begins its Presidency of the Council of the European Union

1.7.2020 13.08
The logo of the German EU Presidency

Germany holds the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union for the next six-month period, 1 July – 31 December 2020. The motto chosen for Germany’s Presidency is ‘Together for Europe's recovery’, and the Presidency will, accordingly, focus on overcoming the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and on the recovery of Europe’s economy.

Presidency’s other focus areas are finalisation of the EU's next long-term budget, the negotiations on the future relationship between the EU and the United Kingdom, and promotion of a new Europe that is greener, more digital and more influential in the world.

Website of Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the EU
Eighteen-month Trio Programme of the Council of the European Union




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Government press releases in North Saami, Inari Saami, Skolt Saami, Estonian, Russian, Somali and Arabic. 

Multilingual materials

See also

Government Programme

Government Programme

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.

Government Programme

Information about Brexit

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.

Information about brexit

Ministries' publications

Ministries' publications

The Institutional Repository Valto includes the publication series of all Finnish ministries in pdf-format from the beginning of 2016 and some publications that date further back.

Valto

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

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.

Governments and ministers since 1917

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