Civil society and voluntary activities
The Advisory Board on Civil Society Policy (KANE), operating under the auspices of the Ministry of Justice and appointed by the Government for four years at a time, is responsible for fostering cooperation and interaction between civil society and public authorities.
Voluntary work has a key role in Finnish society. The Ministry of Justice is responsible for coordinating and developing voluntary work in the central government.
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, Unit Manager
Ministry of Justice, Department for Democracy and Public Law, Democracy and Elections civic activity participatory rights democracy policy civic society Telephone:0295150348