• Organization TypeGovernment
  • Development BudgetOver 500 Million
  • HeadquartersFinland
  • Founded1918

Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (FORMIN)

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs promotes the security and welfare of Finland and the Finns, and works for a secure and fair world.   The Ministry for Foreign Affairs concentrates on foreign and security policy, trade policy and development policy as well as on significant foreign policy issues and international relations in general. The Ministry also assists other branches of government in the coordination of international affairs. The organisation of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs Three of the members of the Government of Prime Minister Juha Sipilä are responsible for matters that fall under the administration of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs: Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini Minister Foreign Trade and Development Anne-Mari Virolainen and Minister for Nordic Cooperation Anne Berner. The Ministry for Foreign Affairs is led by the Minister for Foreign Affairs who is in charge of the government department. The Ministry's highest civil servants are the Secretary of State, who acts as the head of the Office of the Minister, and four Under-Secretaries of State. The duties of the Ministry are divided between eight departments. The Political Department, Department for External Economic Relations, and Department for Development Policy are responsible for policy coordination. Regional matters are handled by four departments: Department for Europe; Department for Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia; Department for the Americas and Asia; and Department for Africa and the Middle East. The Department for Communications is the eighth department. The Ministry's Roving Ambassadors are based in the units of the regional departments which are in charge of the geographical region of their field of responsibility. Outside the departmental division are the following functions: The Legal Service Consular Services Protocol Services Administrative Services Financial Management Service Unit for Internal Audit Unit for Policy Planning and Research National Security Authority Development Evaluation Unit.
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Staff at Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (FORMIN) have experience in


  • development
  • public administration
  • torts / conflict resolution
  • local government
  • human rights


  • world bank group


  • finland
  • afghanistan
  • south sudan
  • iraq
  • libya


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas


Civil Rights
Economic Policy
Reproductive Health
Research & Development
Local Government
Public Administration
International Law
Architecture / Design

Company Offices

  • Finland (headquarters)
  • P.O.Box 176 FI-00023 Government