Finland's permanent representation, Strasbourg
Finland's Permanent Representation to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg promotes Finland's national interests in the Council of Europe and its bodies and treaty processes. The primary task of the Council of Europe is to protect human rights and promote democracy and the rule of law in its 46 member States.
Finland to participate in two sets of proceedings resulting from Russia's war of aggression
Finland, like many other States, has decided to take part in two sets of international judicial proceedings in which Ukraine demands that Russia be held responsible for violations of international law.
European Court of Human Rights declares inadmissible two length-of-proceedings applications
On 3 February 2022, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) declared inadmissible two applications concerning the length of proceedings for damages in a criminal case.
Time limit for lodging an application before the European Court of Human Rights to be reduced to four months
The time limit for lodging an application before the European Court of Human Rights will be reduced from the current six months to four months on 1 February 2022.
Nina Nordström and Päivi Kairamo to promote Council of Europe work against corruption and terrorism
New Finnish chairs were appointed to two committees of the Council of Europe in the same week of November. Ambassador Nina Nordström, Finland’s Permanent Representative to the Council of Europe, was elected President of the Statutory Committee of the Council of Europe anti-corruption body, GRECO. Ambassador Päivi Kairamo will again chair the Council of Europe Committee on Counter-Terrorism (CDT) in 2022.