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Integration.fi 

The Integration.fi website is intended for anyone who, in the course of their work, is involved with immigrants or is engaged in immigrant integration and refugee reception.  The website is maintained by the Centre of Expertise in Immigrant Integration at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.

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Current Issues

Content of the Ukraine website has been updated – Answers to frequently asked questions now available in Ukrainian and Russian too
28.7.2022 | News item
The Centre of Expertise in Immigrant Integration of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment maintains a summary web page that includes information from authorities, municipalities and organisations on the situation in Ukraine and the people fleeing from Ukraine. The page has been updated with new content during the summer, including improvements to make the information available in more languages. The identical content is now available in Finnish, Swedish, English, Ukrainian and Russian. 
Government proposes to allow family reunification of minors granted international protection without proof of sufficient financial resources
27.6.2022 | News item
The Government’s proposal to amend the Aliens Act would enable minors who have been granted international protection to live with their parents. When a family member of a minor who has been granted international protection applies for family reunification, the family member may be granted a residence permit without the minor sponsor having to provide proof of sufficient financial resources.
Do you need ideas or tools for your work or would you like to learn new practices? Partnership programme to launch competence events in autumn 
21.6.2022 | News item
The Partnership programme will launch competence events in the autumn. They are short events where those involved in integration can share concrete tools and practices about integration, the promotion of society’s receptiveness and the reception of refugees. Topics for competence events will be collected on a Webropol form until 31 August 2022.
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Integration Partnership Programme

The Integration Partnership Programme of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment brings together those working in the field of integration and increases multisectoral cooperation. The aim is to make integration work more effective and to increase the receptiveness of society. 

”In the partnership programme, we build unconventional and multisectoral cooperation. We change the way we do integration work, in partnership. Come along!”

Varpu Taarna, Centre of Expertise in Immigrant Integration, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

Get to know the Partnership Programme

Varpu Taarna

Integration Indicators database. The Integration Indicators database is used to monitor the state and development of integration in Finland.
Integration database The Integration database is an open statistics database based on register that provides comprehensive information on the immigrant population in Finland.
Integration Partnership Programme. The aim of the partnership programme is to discover, identify and support cooperation opportunities that promote integration work.
Learn about integration! Online training is meant especially for those starting to work with integration issues. The training provides comprehensive basic information on integration and reception of refugees. Training is in Finnish and Swedish only.
Competent representative The Competent Representative online training provides basic information about the duties of representatives and other matters and legislation related to children arriving in Finland without a guardian. The training is in Finnish only.
Partnership Platform The Partnership Platform is an interactive, digital and collaborative workspace for the operators, experts, stakeholders and networks working in the fields of immigrant integration, immigration and the reception of refugees.
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.
Coronavirus - Covid-19 Multilingual information on the Coronavirus and its effects. News and material to support integration work in the coronavirus situation.