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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)

Frequently asked questions about the activities of Advisory Board on Civil Society Policy KANE

Inquiries

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  0295150416  


Niklas Wilhelmsson, Unit Manager 
Ministry of Justice, Department for Democracy and Public Law, Democracy and Elections civic activity  participatory rights  democracy policy  civic society  0295150348  


Liisa Männistö, Senior Specialist 
Ministry of Justice, Department for Democracy and Public Law, Democracy and Elections civic activity  participation of children and young people  civic society  Advisory Board on Civil Society Policy (KANE)  0295150231  

E-mail: kane.om(at)gov.fi (replace (at) with @)

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