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Member of Parliament
The Greens

FI - 00102 - Helsinki


Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2020 , 2019


In the political groups

  • Member: Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group since 24/06/2019

In the Assembly

  • since 24/06/2019 Substitute-Finland

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Full Member: Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media (since 24/06/2019)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Media and Information Society (since 27/06/2019)
  • Alternate of Ms Hilkka KEMPPI (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Education, Youth and Sport (since 27/06/2019)


Last speeches

31/01/2020 | 10:51:06 Dear Chairperson, Dear colleagues, I want to thank Mr Frithjof SCHMIDT for a timely and important report. When the internet was commercialised in the early 90s, it offered huge advantages. Twenty years later different social media platforms and communication services gave us an opportunity for active interaction. Internet has made the world more accessible. Moreover, it has eased access to knowledge and information. However, not all of it represents the truth. This is a double-edged sword... 30/01/2020 | 19:57:59 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Mister Chairperson, dear colleagues, I would like to start by congratulating Mr. Coaker for his important work on one of the most disturbing subjects concerning mostly refugees and migrants. Human trafficking and smuggling are complex and multidimensional problems that require transnational prevention methods. Unfortunately, also Finland is a destination and transit country for human traffickers. We have had several cases since 2004 when... 02/10/2019 | 16:50:28 Thank you Mr Chair. Dear colleagues, I would like to start by thanking the rapporteur Ms Nicole TRISSE for her excellent report. It gives us a comprehensive overview of the Council of Europe Development Bank’s activities and prospects for its future work. I very much welcome the suggestion to link the future strategy of the CEB to the UN´s Sustainable Development Goals, as they reflect our many common challenges ahead and call for action to tackle them. In the presence of CEB’s Director Mr... 02/10/2019 | 11:18:21 Thank you, Mr Chair. As Finland’s ombudsman institution will celebrate its 100-year anniversary next year, I welcome this report by our British colleague. As a result of the recent adoption of the Venice Principles, this is a good time for us to reflect on the need for a set of common standards for the ombudsmen institutions in our countries. The ombudsman institution exists in many of our countries but differs in terms of mandate and scope. Many have parliamentary ombudsmen, whereas others... 27/06/2019 | 11:47:20 Madam President, dear colleagues, Let me start by congratulating the two rapporteurs for their important and timely reports. The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted 30 years ago. The Convention promises to take care of the child's right to life and security, regardless of the child’s parents' backgrounds. During these decades, the convention has brought a positive impact to the lives of many children and young people around the world. Despite the positive development, we...