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The Government Integration Programme sets goals for the promotion of integration

The Act on the Promotion of Immigrant Integration contains a provision on the Government Integration Programme. In accordance with it, the Government will decide how the promotion of integration will be developed at national level by formulating a programme that includes the objectives and measures for the duration of the Government term (Government Integration Programme, VALKO).

The first Government Resolution on a Government Integration Programme (VALKO I) was made on 7 June 2012. That programme described the cross-administrative policy package aiming to promote immigrant integration and good ethnic relations. 

During the term of Prime Minister Marin’s Government, VALKO was be replaced by a report on the need to reform the promotion of integration, which was submitted to Parliament in spring 2021. 

Read more:
Report on the need for a reform in integration promotion services (In Finnish)
Promoting integration at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment