Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment
The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment is responsible for preparing issues related to integration in Finland. The Centre of Expertise in Immigrant Integration supports work promoting the integration of immigrants locally, regionally and nationally.
Ministry of Economic Affaris and EmploymentIntegration of immigrantsLink redirects to another website
Ministry of Education and Culture
The Ministry of Education and Culture is responsible for the development and international cooperation related to education, research, culture, sports, and child and youth policy.
The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health is in charge of the planning, steering and implementation of social and health policy. Several independent institutions and agencies operate in the Ministry’s administrative sector, such as THL, the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, and Kela, the Social Insurance Institution of Finland.
The Ministry of Social Affairs and HealthWebsiteLink redirects to another website
Ministry of the Environment
The Ministry of the Environment is in charge of the preparation of matters connected to communities, man-made environment, housing, natural diversity, sustainable use of natural resources and environmental protection.
Kela (the Social Insurance Institution of Finland)
Kela takes care of the basic security of people living in Finland in various life situations. Kela’s customers include all people who are covered by Finnish social security and living in Finland or abroad.
Finnish Tax Administration
City of Helsinki
Publishes and manages InfoFinland.
Municipalities involved in the cooperation agreement
City of Espoo, City of Vantaa, City of Kauniainen
City of Turku, City of Tampere, City of Vaasa, City of Kokkola, Raahe-Kalajoki region, City of Raahe, Siikajoki, Pyhäjoki, Kalajoki and Merijärvi, City of Iisalmi, City of Kajaani, City of Oulu.
Cooperation agreement of InfoFinland
The funders of InfoFinland have signed a cooperation agreement on the implementation and funding principles of the InfoFinland online service for 2021–2024.
The contracting parties attach importance to nationwide online communication aimed at immigrants, those considering moving to Finland and immigration authorities, through which relevant information on integration and living in Finland can be easily found in one place.
The service provides immigrants with multilingual general information about Finnish society and local information about the municipalities participating in the service.
The implementation of the agreement is monitored by a steering group.
New operators are welcome to develop multilingual communication for immigrants and to join the InfoFinland cooperation agreement.
Further information related to joining is provided by InfoFinland’s Chief Editor Eija Kyllönen-Saarnio, eija.kyllonen-saarnio(at)hel.fi, tel. 050 363 3285.