Finland appointed to participate in the preparation of the UN High-Level Dialogue on Energy – Minister of Economic Affairs Lintilä as a Minister Champion for the Technology and Innovations theme
Minister of Employment Haatainen: Government’s decisions in mid-term policy review to create an intermediary for people with partial work ability, to transfer TE services to municipalities and to support work-based immigration will boost employment
Minister of Economic Affairs Lintilä: Government’s decisions in mid-term policy review to boost investments and renewal of industry will support Finland after the pandemic
The objective of the Government’s joint Talent Boost programme is to make Finland more attractive to international talents and to channel the expertise of international talents already in Finland to support growth, internationalisation and innovation in Finnish companies.
Government report on the future of the retail sector
The future report addresses the ongoing transformation of the retail sector in Finland, and the structural revolution in retail worldwide. The coronavirus pandemic also has a dramatic impact on retail.
Local government pilots on employment
The local government pilots on employment will begin in 2021. The pilots aim to increase employment among unemployed jobseekers and to direct them to training and education more effectively. Another objective is to create new solutions to ensure availability of skilled labour.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment creates the conditions for economically, socially and ecologically sustainable growth. It comes from skilled people in high-quality jobs, productivity growth and increasing employment.
Government agencies, companies and funds of MEAE Group
The MEAE Group comprises seven government agencies, 15 Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment, 15 Employment and Economic Development Offices, five companies plus three funds.