Ministry of Education and Culture (Finland)

Within the Finnish Government, the Ministry of Education and Culture is responsible for developing educational, science, cultural, sport and youth policies and international cooperation in these fields. The Minister of Education, Science and Communications, Ms. Krista Kiuru is responsible for education and science policies and the Minister of Culture and Housing, Ms. Pia Viitanen for cultural, and youth policies. Minister of Defence Mr Carl Haglund (Ministry of Defence) is responsible for matters relayed to sport. The church affairs, which fall under the Ministry of Education and Culture, are handled by the Minister of the Interior, Ms Päivi Räsänen (Ministry of the Interior).

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