Information on the situation of those fleeing from Ukraine Centre of Expertise in Immigrant Integration compiles information on the situation of those fleeing from Ukraine and produces current information (FAQ) on residence, temporary protection, work and services for people arriving in Finland from Ukraine.
The reform of the Act on the Promotion of Integration Coming soon in English
Coronavirus - Covid19 Multilingual information on the Coronavirus and its effects. News and material to support integration work in the coronavirus situation.
A new joint application form for Kela card and child benefit available for those who have fled Ukraine
The benefits granted by the Social Insurance Institution of Finland (Kela) are available to those who have lived in Finland for one year. Many of the people who have fled Ukraine will therefore become eligible for benefits soon. Based on residence or a longer term employment, those who have fled Ukraine can apply for child benefit and housing allowance, among other things. Kela will ease the application process for benefits by introducing a joint application form for a Kela card and child benefit.
Number of unemployed foreign jobseekers on the rise
In January, the number of unemployed foreign jobseekers totalled 35,792, which is 14% of all unemployed jobseekers. The number of unemployed foreign jobseekers increased by 16% (4,920 persons) from the previous year.
Answer to the Integration Partnership Programme survey!
This is the second time the Partnership programme on Immigrant Integration is carrying out this survey. The goal of the survey is to learn the views of various parties on the state of cooperation relating to integration and the receptiveness of society, the conditions and development needs for such cooperation, and on the activities of the Integration Partnership Programme.
The Kotoutuminen.fi blog offers perspectives on integration
The Centre of Expertise in Immigrant Integration publishes blog posts by various people involved in integration at kotoutuminen.fi. Because of limited resources, the blog is only published in Finnish.
Events and training
The Centre of Expertise in Immigrant Integration organises training, seminars, webinars and other events and participates in different kinds of training and other events. The event calendar will only be published on the Finnish-language website. English-language events are included in English in the calendar.