The Media and Communications Unit is responsible for all external and internal communications of the Ministry of Defence. The Unit contributes to the Ministry’s strategic planning and does follow-up on communications in the entire administrative branch.
The Media and Communications Unit organises and is in charge of the communications services of the Ministry’s top leadership. For example, it takes part in the preparations of official visits and arranges press conferences. The Unit manages the Ministry’s diverse media relations and does follow-up on national and international media.
Official press releases, news and a large selection of speeches given by the Minister of Defence can be found in the section Topical. The Ministry of Defence publishes all press releases and news in Finnish and Swedish.