Contact

Address:

European Commission

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Belgium

Press contact

Media enquiries should be directed to the European Commission press service.

Responsibilities

  • Building inclusive and equitable partnerships to reduce global poverty and support sustainable development
  • Overseeing European international cooperation and development policy
  • Working with partners to promote EU values including democracy, the rule of law, good governance and respect of human rights
  • Guiding the design and implementation of the EU’s development and cooperation instruments
  • Fostering coordination between the EU and its Member States in the area of development cooperation
  • Working closely with other Commissioners to ensure the coherence of the EU’s development policy

Mission letter

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European Parliament hearings

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Team

Jutta Urpilainen's team supports her in her daily work.
Team page

Calendar

Appointments and meetings

  • Thu 20 Aug
    Speech
    Kokkola
    Finland

    Commissioner Urpilainen gives Chydenius lecture on education and development in Kokkola, Finland

    Jutta Urpilainen
  • Sat 22 Aug
    Event
    Kokkola
    Finland

    Commissioner Urpilainen participates in Chydenius Free Trade seminar in Kokkola, Finland

    Jutta Urpilainen

Transparency

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In line with the Commission's Code of Conduct for Members of the Commission, each Commissioner publishes a Declaration of Interests.

A signed, authentic version is published at the bottom of this page.

A machine-readable version of all Declarations is also published. This is in line with the requirements of the Code of Conduct.

The Declarations of Interests follow the requirements set out in Article 3 and in Annex 1 of the new Code of Conduct for Commissioners.

Biography

  • Commissioner for International Partnerships, European Commission

    2019 - present

  • Member of the Finnish Parliament (Electoral District of Vaasa)

    2014-2019

  • Foreign Minister's Special Representative on Mediation

    2017-2019

  • Political leader of the Social Democratic Party of Finland

    2008-2014

  • Chair of the National Commission on Sustainable Development

    2013-2014

  • Minister of Finance and Deputy Prime Minister and Member of the Finnish Parliament

    2011-2014

  • World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Development Committee

    2013-2014