A study has been launched on the effects of coronavirus epidemic on the wellbeing of people born abroad
A study called MigCOVID will research the impact of the coronavirus epidemic and related restrictive measures on people who were born abroad. The information collected during the study will support the development of services and the evaluation of social impacts. The study will be conducted by the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL).
Applications for the AMIF and ISF allocations will be accepted until the end of October
The calls for applications for funding from the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) and the Internal Security Fund (ISF) have been opened. Allocations available for projects implementing the programmes under the funds amount to approximately EUR 12 million. In Finland, the Ministry of the Interior is responsible for the calls for applications. Applications will be accepted until 30 October 2020 at 16.15.
Integration 2020 registration and website launch
Different regions and organisations have done a lot of valuable work to promote integration but it is not often that operators in the field get to meet each other. Because of this, they are not always able to share good practices for promoting integration in the most effective way possible. The Integration 2020 event will continue the work started during the first integration event in 2018 and strengthen partnerships between public authorities, the third sector and businesses.
Quality criteria required to improve public service interpreting
A recent report proposes that ministries, together with the actors in the interpretation sector, should prepare national guidelines or recommendations for high-quality public service interpreting. The report focuses on public service interpreting in the context of immigrant integration.
Refugee reception manual
In the refugee reception manual, you will find the basic facts on such matters as the entry of quota refugees and the initial-stage arrangements in municipalities.Read more about the reception of refugees