International Committee

Please contact our International Committee for questions and proposals regarding international cooperation.


Chair Mira Maalouf


Central Office

Vasemmistonuoret ry
Lintulahdenkatu 10, 2nd floor, 00500 Helsinki
+358 45 348 5499

Elevators and staircase of the building are locked, so when visiting us tell at the reception you are coming to meet The Left Youth of Finland or give us a call, thank you!

Accessible entrance is build with ramps and elevators (width of the doors 90 cm). Toilets of our office are tiny (width of the doors 60 cm), but there is an accessible toilet in the lobby of the building (1st floor).

Rooms of our staff and room for hanging out have doors of a 80 cm width. 


Staff at the Central Office

Liban Sheikh
+358 50 501 9721, liban[at]       
In charge of: politics    

Secretary General
Henrik Jaakkola
In charge of: administration

Press Officer
Laura Tolvanen

+358 50 472 1046, laura[at]
In charge of: communication

Members Officer and Office Manager
Joonatan Lackström
+358 45 348 5499, toimisto[at]
In charge of: members and office services


Editor-in-chief of Libero
Joonas Pulkkinen
+358 400 678 839, toimitus[at]
In charge of: Libero-magazine

System Administrator
Pekka Pehkonen
In charge of: ICT & data security

Project worker
Mika Valtonen
In charge of: General Assembly organization


Regional Districts

Left Youth of Southern Finland
Lintulahdenkatu 10, 2nd floor, 00500 Helsinki
Executive Director Mikael Kinanen
etela-suomi[at], phone +358 44 019 5901
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Left Youth of Tavastia
Näsilinnankatu 22 A 27, 33210 Tampere        
Executive Director Oskari Jokinen
hame[at], phone +358 40 837 3467
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Left Youth of Eastern Finland
Pohjoiskatu 6, 80100 Joensuu (Visiting adress Kauppakatu 44)
District Secretary Viljami Vaskonen
ita[at], phone +358 44 202 39 11
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Left Youth of Kainuu
District Secretary Saara Karjalainen
kainuu[at], phone +358 40 828 4620
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Left Youth of Central Finland
Vaasankatu 10, 40100 Jyväskylä
District Secretary Miska Seppälä 
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Left Youth of Lapland
Rovaniemi Workers House, Lapinkatu 2, 96800 Rovaniemi     
District Secretary Mona Eskelinen
lappi[at], phone +358 40 7000 219 
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Left Youth of Northern Ostrobothnia
Pakkahuoneenkatu 19, 90100 Oulu 
District Secretary Anna-Maija Räihä
pohjois-pohjanmaa[at], phone +358 40 725 2840

Left Youth of Satakunta
Eteläpuisto 14b, 28100 Pori
District Secretary Jesse Peltonen
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Left Youth of Finland Proper
Hakakatu 12, 20540 Turku
District Secretary Amro El-khatib
varsinais-suomi[at], phone +358 45 131 2552
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