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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

Policy brief of the Centre of Expertise in Immigrant Integration explores political participation of immigrants 
18.11.2022 | News item
The number of immigrants in Finland continues to grow. However, their turnout in elections and participation in politics is much lower than among the native-born Finnish people. A new policy brief of the Centre of Expertise in Immigrant Integration of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment presents ways to strengthen the political participation of people with a foreign background. 
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment publishes multilingual information on possible power shortages
17.11.2022 | News item
Russia’s war of aggression in Ukraine has affected the energy situation in the entire EU. Energy consumption increases in the autumn and winter. The energy situation will be particularly challenging in Central Europe, but also in Finland. The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment has compiled information on how and why everyone should participate in saving energy, what will cause a possible power shortage and how to act in the event of one. Information on a possible power shortage has been published in several languages.
Integration 2022 offers many perspectives on integration from employment to the situation of Ukrainian refugees 
7.11.2022 | News item
Integration 2022 brings together those involved in integration matters to Tampere on 7–8 November 2022 with a focus on current themes in integration and reception of refugees. The overall theme of this year’s event is change and the changing operating environment. The programme tracks deal with employment, education, receptiveness of society, wellbeing and health, and the integration of refugees of different ages.   
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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.