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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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Swedish translation of the Finnish integration glossary published 
12.10.2021 | News item
A Swedish translation of the Finnish integration glossary has been published. The glossary was originally published in Finnish together with the Swedish equivalents in June 2021. Definitions and comments of terms in Swedish have now been added to the glossary. 
Number of unemployed foreign jobseekers falls slowly but employment and participation rate remain high
21.9.2021 | News item
According to the September 2021 Employment Bulletin, the number of unemployed foreign jobseekers continues to fall much more slowly than the number of unemployed Finnish jobseekers following the pandemic. At the same time, there is regional variation in the unemployment rate. However, the employment and participation rates of those born abroad have risen.
Changes to email addresses at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment – new ‘’ suffix in use as of 20 September 2021
17.9.2021 | News item
All ministries will take the ‘’ suffix into use in the course of 2021. The email addresses of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment have changed to the format [email protected] on in September. The change also applies to the email addresses of the Centre of Expertise in Immigrant Integration and the Integration partnership program.
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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.