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PIMIÄ Kirsi

Non-Discrimination Ombudsman, Finland
PIMIÄ Kirsi

Ms Pimiä has been Non-Discrimination Ombudsman in Finland since May 2015. The task of the Non-Discrimination Ombudsman is to promote equality and to prevent discrimination. The competence of the Non-Discrimination Ombudsman covers all other discrimination grounds except gender. The Non-Discrimination Ombudsman is an autonomous and independent authority. Since 2017 Ms Pimiä has also been Member of Equinet Executive Board (the European Network of Equality Bodies). Ms Pimiä holds a degree in Master of Laws, her previous positions include Director in the Ministry of Justice and Head of Unit in the EU Affairs Department at the Prime Minister’s Office among others.