Merikasarmi, PO Box 176, 00023 Government, Finland
tel: +358 295 350 000
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Legal Service

The Legal Service is responsible for:

  • public international law;
  • international cooperation against terrorism, anti-terrorism coordination within the Ministry;
  • issues relating to human rights courts and conventions and other matters concerning human rights law;
  • EU law, unless the issue in question falls within the competence of another organisational unit;
  • representation of the Government of Finland before EC Courts and in infringement procedures concerning Finland as a Member State of the EU;
  • international treaties unless the issue in question falls within the competence of another organisational unit;
  • preparation of national legislation, unless it falls within the competence of another organisational unit;
  • representation of the Government of Finland before international courts and other international bodies of investigation and supervision.

Director General, Legal Service

Postal address

Ulkoasiainministeriö
Oikeuspalvelu
PL 416
00023VALTIONEUVOSTO
FINLAND

Invoicing address

PL 5918
01051 LASKUT
FINLAND
Fax:
  • +358 9 1605 5703
E-mail:

Personnel

Päivi Kaukoranta
  • Director General
  • tel. +358 295 351144
  • tel. +358 9 16055700
Marja-Riitta Malanin
  • Executive Secretary
  • tel. +358 295 351569
  • tel. +358 9 16055702
Anna Esko
  • tel. +358 295 351146
Ulla Karttunen
  • Administrative Officer
  • tel. +358 295 351143
Marja Lehto
  • Senior Adviser
  • tel. +358 295 350086
E-mail addresses are in the form: forename.surname@formin.fi. Scandinavian characters are replaced by: ä=a, ö=o, å=a.

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