Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Division(s) within MFA with a role or interest in biosecurity:
Unit for Arms Control, Disarmament and Non-proliferation
The Unit is responsible for arms control policy and general arms control issues, multilateral disarmament and non-proliferation, control of nuclear non-proliferation and ban on chemical and biological weapons, issues related to the export of defence materiel and defence materiel cooperation, international cooperation related to export control issues and permits for Finnish government aircraft and government vessels.
Defense Forces Technical Research Center
The Center is in charge of providing the technological and scientific research, development, testing and trialling services that are required by the Defence Forces and the country’s defence. The centre’s field of research encompasses weapons and ammunition, explosives, materials used in military equipment, non-conventional weapons and protection against them, optronics, signature management, and electronics and information technology.