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County elections will be held on 23 January 2022

16.9.2021 10.31
Vaalit. Val.
County elections will be held on Sunday 23 January 2022. The new wellbeing services counties will constitute the electoral districts for the county elections. In these elections, the members and deputy members of county councils will be elected in each wellbeing services county. No county elections will be conducted in Helsinki.

Commitments to sustainable development made by the Ministry of Justice aim to combat human trafficking and reduce inequality

23.8.2021 15.09
The Ministry of Justice has made new operational commitments to sustainable development. The Ministry of Justice is committed to combating trafficking in human beings, strengthening the rule of law in international cooperation, using research data that takes better account of different population groups, and reducing the carbon footprint of its administrative branch.

The Government will harmonise its email address suffixes – Prime Minister's Office and Ministry of Justice adopt new ‘gov.fi’ suffix on 23 August 2021 

23.8.2021 13.24
The whole of Government will take into use a single ‘gov.fi’ email suffix in stages. During the rest of 2021, the email addresses of all staff members at the ministries will change to addresses ending in ‘gov.fi’. The first ministries to adopt the new suffix are the Prime Minister's Office and the Ministry of Justice.

The monitoring of fundamental and human rights to be improved with indicators

24.6.2021 11.56
Yesterday, the Government confirmed its resolution on the contents of the third national fundamental and human rights action plan. The action plan includes indicators for fundamental and human rights, which can be used to produce systematic data on how these rights are realised in the everyday lives of people.

Ministry of Justice

Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice maintains and develops legal order and legal protection and oversees the structures of democracy and the fundamental rights of citizens.

Administrative sector

Administrative sector

Presentation of the administrative sector of the Ministry of Justice

Minister of Justice

Anna-Maja Henriksson
Anna-Maja Henriksson
Minister of Justice
Thomas Blomqvist
Thomas Blomqvist
Minister for Nordic Cooperation and Equality
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