Organisation and contact information

The Section for Country Information Service operates under the Legal Service and Country Information Unit of the Finnish Immigration Service.

Management

Sirpa Ranta, Head of Country Information

  • Coordination of international COI collaboration (IGC/COI, AMIF/MedCOI and EASO/COI); EU and EEA countries; North America; Oceania; Tellus database for country of origin information; contact person for the EASO COI Strategic Network

Mikko Nyman, Team Leader

  • Immediate superior of researchers; EASO Training Curriculum/COI, MedCOI

Satu Ruotsalainen, Project Manager

  • AMIF/FAKTA project

Researchers and regions

Middle East and North Africa

  • Peter Sandelin
  • Mika Niskanen
  • Elina Mäntylä
  • Ilkka Tiensuu
  • Tiina Hyyppä

Eastern and Southern Africa, West Africa

  • Riku Santaharju
  • Sara Meriläinen
  • Emilia Mäki
  • Tanja Saari

Asia, America and Eastern Europe

  • Elisa Rekola
  • Esa Ojala
  • Antero Leitzinger
  • Mikael Kujala
  • Maria Kyrönlahti

Planning Officers, Tellus database for country of origin information

  • Daniel Grant
  • Tomi Jääskeläinen

Migration Library

  • Nina Korhonen, Senior Planning Officer
  • Sampsa Saarinen, Planning Officer
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