The communications team

Press Relations of the Permanent Representation is managed by Press Counsellor Marko Ruonala, Press Officer Eeva Laavakari and Communications Assistant Joona Suni.

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The communications team organises regular press briefings on EU related issues for Finnish journalists in Brussels. The team is available for questions concerning Finnish positions in the Council of the European Union by phone or via email. The team also coordinates interview requests of the Finnish ministers during the meetings.

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For further information, please contact

Marko Ruonala, Press Counsellor

Phone: +32 470 206 152

E-mail: [email protected]


Eeva Laavakari, Press Officer

Phone: +32 473 531 340

E-mail: [email protected]


Joona Suni, Communications Assistant 

Phone: +32 473520716

E-mail: [email protected]