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.
Have you moved? Please, remember to submit your notification of your new address to Finland
Always inform the Digital and Population Data Services Agency in Finland if your address changes.
Advance voting in Strasbourg in Finland’s presidential elections in 2024
Finland will hold its presidential elections on Sunday 28 January 2024. Advance voting will be possible abroad from 17 to 20 January 2024. The election day for a possible second election (second round) will be 11 February 2024, and advance voting abroad will be possible from 31 January to 3 February 2024.
European Court of Human Rights delivered a decision on a case concerning continuation of detention on remand
On 12 October 2023, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) issued a decision on a case concerning continuation of detention on remand. The Court declared inadmissible the application alleging a violation of Article 5 (right to liberty and security of person) of the European Convention on Human Rights (Convention).