International activity

The Ombudsman for Equality engages in active cooperation with both Nordic and European authorities for equality and non-discrimination. The aim of the cooperation is to develop anti-discrimination and pro-equality practice and to share expert knowledge and experiences regarding issues related to the law and its application.

International cooperation in which the Ombudsman for Equality participates:

The Finnish Equality Act and the work of the Ombudsman for Equality are topics of international interest. The Ombudsman for Equality also cooperates with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs during meetings with international guests, and discusses Finnish gender equality with foreign journalists, officials and representatives for organisations several times a year.