Advisory Board on Civil Society Policy (KANE)
The Government has appointed a new Advisory Board on Civil Society Policy (KANE) for a four-year term from 27 January 2022 to 26 January 2026. The Advisory Board is chaired by Kristiina Kumpula, Secretary General of the Finnish Red Cross. The Advisory Board on Civil Society Policy works under the auspices of the Ministry of Justice.
The Advisory Board’s tasks include promoting the interaction between administration and civil society and enhancing the operating conditions for civil society. It consists of representatives of civil society, research, business sector, ministries and other public agencies.
Read more about the tasks and composition of KANE in a Government Decree on Advisory Board for Civil Society Policy (in Finnish) and Amendment to section 3 (in Finnish)
Decision by the Government (mainly in Finnish)
Maria Wakeham-Hartonen, Senior Specialist
Ministry of Justice, Department for Democracy and Public Law, Democracy and Elections Advisory Board on Civil Society Policy (KANE) civic activity civic society sustainable development democracy policy Telephone:0295150416
Niklas Wilhelmsson, Ministerial Adviser
Ministry of Justice, Department for Democracy and Public Law, Democracy and Elections civic activity participatory rights democracy policy civic society Telephone:0295150348