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The 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

A new website to serve those involved in integration
1.9.2021 | News item
The online service maintained by the Centre of Expertise in Immigrant Integration of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment has been updated. The old website was disabled and the actual version of the website was released on Wednesday 1 September 2021. As a result, only website will be available to users.
Number of foreign jobseekers much higher than in 2019, but employment rate remains largely unchanged
24.8.2021 | News item
The number of unemployed foreign jobseekers is higher than it was in July 2019, and their number has fallen at a slower rate than that of Finnish jobseekers. The recovery in employment has been particularly slow in Uusimaa. Seasonal unemployment in summer has affected the figures for July.
Multilingual information on coronavirus now available
9.8.2021 | News item
Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) provides updated information in Finnish, Swedish and English on the coronavirus and when to seek medical care. Information on actions taken in municipalities regarding the coronavirus COVID-19 is available in several languages in the municipalities’ online services. Information about the coronavirus is available in several languages in the media.
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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.
Coronavirus - Covid-19 Multilingual information on the Coronavirus and its effects. News and material to support integration work in the coronavirus situation.
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.