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  • National Advisory Board on Romani Affairs

    The task of the Advisory Board on Romani Affairs is to enhance the equal participation of the Roma population in the Finnish society, to improve their living conditions and socio-economic position and to promote their culture.

The Advisory Board

  • monitors the development of the social participation and living conditions of the Roma in order to promote equality

  • by taking initiative and making proposals, improves the social and economic postion and promote the culture and employment of the Roma population

  • works to eliminate discrimination

  • promotes the Romani language and culture

  • takes part in Nordic and other international cooperation in order to improve the position of the Roma

  • provides statements on the position of the Roma for other authorities and organisations, and provide expert statements for example concerning how Finland follows the relevant international agreements

Brochure on National Advisory Board on Romani Affairs





Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
Advisory Board on Romani Affairs
P.O. BOX 33


Visiting adress: Meritullinkatu 8, Helsinki, Finland
Email: ronk(at)

Twitter: @ronkstm 
LinkedIn: STM/Romaniasiain neuvottelukunta RONK
Instagram: @romaniasiain_neuvottelukunta 

General Secretary, Senior Specialist, Janette Grönfors
telephone +358 295 163 502
email: [email protected]

Ministerial Adviser Sarita Friman (EU Matters)
telephone +358 295 163 349
email: [email protected]