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New policy brief: Reducing poverty and discrimination key to improving wellbeing of children with a foreign background

30.8.2022 12.34
Immigrant children of different ethnic backgrounds at school.
Children and young people with a foreign background often face particular challenges that affect their wellbeing. According to a new policy brief published by the Centre of Expertise in Immigrant Integration of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, it is important for the children’s wellbeing to reduce poverty in families, support parents in integration and parenthood and to reduce racism and unequal treatment. 

Commission adopts Finland’s regional and structural policy programme for 2021–2027

12.5.2022 11.06
Innovation and skills in Finland 2021–2027. Co-funded by the European Union.
The European Commission has approved the EU regional and structural policy programme, Innovation and Skills in Finland 2021–2027, and Finland’s partnership agreement among the first in the whole EU. The programme promotes the vitality, employment and wellbeing of the regions. The partnership agreement describes the strategic direction and mutual coordination of different funds.

Innovation and Skills in Finland 2021−2027 promotes regional vitality, employment and wellbeing

21.10.2021 14.05
Innovation and skills in Finland 2021–2027. Co-funded by the European union.
On 21 October 2021, the Government approved the EU regional and structural policy programme, Innovation and Skills in Finland 2021−2027, and decided to submit it to the European Commission. The programme supports industrial, energy, climate, innovation, education and employment policies as well as the work against exclusion and poverty.

Policy brief explores political participation of immigrants – Expanding voting rights could support integration  

18.11.2022 14.18
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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. 

Finland should follow the example of Sweden’s Samhall: Intermediate labour market to help employ people with partial work ability

9.2.2021 11.45
Minister of Employment Tuula Haatainen.
At the request of Minister of Employment Tuula Haatainen, Director General of Finnish Customs Hannu Mäkinen has formulated a proposal to improve the opportunities of people with partial work ability to find employment. Mäkinen proposes that Finland should take Sweden’s Samhall company as a model, but adapt it to the Finnish needs.

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