Services to the Government

The Prime Minister’s Office monitors the implementation of the Government Programme and plans and anticipates public policy over the long term. It is also responsible for Finland’s EU policy, for the ownership steering of state-owned companies and for Government communications.

The Prime Minister’s Office produces and develops joint administrative services for all ministries. These services include information management, translation and language services, document management, facilities and in-house services and publication services. The Prime Minister’s Office also oversees a variety of cross-administrative projects and bodies.



The Economic Council and the Research and Innovation Council are advisory cooperation bodies headed by the Prime Minister. Their task is to support the Government in its decision-making.

The Council of Regulatory Impact Analysis issues statements on government proposals and their regulatory impact assessments.

Economic Council Research and Innovation Council Finnish Council of Regulatory Impact Analysis