Peter Stenlund has taken up his new position as Secretary of State at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs on 1 March now that Pertti Torstila has retired.
The Secretary of State is the highest-ranking official at the Ministry and is responsible for leading, developing and monitoring activities at the Ministry and in its administrative sector.
During his first working week, Secretary of State Stenlund will attend the High-level Segment of the Human Rights Council Session and the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva on 5 March and the International Ministerial Conference on support for Libya in Rome on 6 March.
Press Releases 50/2014, 3 March 2014
Teemu Sepponen, Adviser to the Secretary of State, mobile tel. +358 40 481 9925