Finland - Repository of Actors

The below list is not an exhaustive list of all actors in Finland working for the integration of migrants, refugees and asylum applicants. However, it provides a good initial overview of a wide variety of actors, their focus and it offers the opportunity for partnership-building.

Ministry of the Interior Government Ministry Migration legislation and Immigration administration Helsinki

Ministry of Education and Culture Government Ministry MRAs education, internationalisation of Finnish academia and economy Helsinki

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment Government Ministry Migrant integration Helsinki

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Government Ministry International immigration policy and foreign relations Helsinki

Ministry of Justice Government Ministry Equality and non discrimination Helsinki

Ministry of Social Affairs and Health Government Ministry Welfare and social security Helsinki

Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY)

  Employment-based aid and labour market training 15 regional offices across Finland

The Employment and Economic Development Offices (TE Offices)

  Labour market integration training All Municipalities across Finland

The Finnish Immigration Service (Migri)

  Immigration management and administration All Municipalities across Finland

Amnesty Finland CSO General social integration Equality and anti discrimination Helsinki

The Finnish Red Cross CSO Assylum applicants reception, reception of asylum seekers and refugees, emergency assistance in domestic and international accidents Helsinki + 12 regional offices

Pakolaisapu (Finnish Refugee Council - FRC) CSO Human rights and integration Helsinki

Pakolaisneuvonta (Finnish Refugee Advice Centre) CSO Legal services for refugees and asylum applicants Helsinki

IOM Finland CSO Migrant integration, Voluntary return and reintegration, Countertrafficking and Resettlement Helsinki

Feniks Ry CSO Integration support (for Russiam co-ethnics) Jyväskylä

Jyväskylän Maahanmuuttajanaisten yhdistys ry CSO Integration support Jyväskylä

Kaikkien Burman kansallisuuksien sosiaalinen yhdistys ry CSO Integration support and cultural preservation among Burmese co-ethnics) Jyväskylä -
Irakilaisten naisten yhdistys CSO Supporting migrant women Helsinki
Moniheli ry CSO cooperation network for multicultural organisations Helsinki

Keski-Suomen monikultturisten yhdistysten liitto Wari ry CSO Integration support, federation of multicultural associations, promoting multiculturalism Jyväskylä
Monikulttuurikeskus Gloria ry CSO Policy advocacy Jyväskylä

Monikko ry CSO Integration support Jyväskylä

Setlementtiliitto CSO Integration support - community centres, housing services, support in crisis, training Helsinki

Mosaiikki ry (rekisteröity 2003) CSO Integration support Jyväskylä

Paremmin yhdessä ry (rekisteröity 2009) CSO Skills development, integration support for youth Jyväskylä

Suomen Caritas ry CSO Policy advocacy on social security and employment Helsinki

The Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK) Trade Union Rights advisory services Helsinki

The Finnish Confederation of Salaried Employees (STTK) Trade Union Lobbying and national level social dialogue Helsinki

The Confederation of Unions for Professional and Managerial Staff in Finland (Akava) Trade Union Lobbying and national level social dialogue Helsinki

Service Union United (PAM) Trade Union Lobbying and national level social dialogue Helsinki

The Finnish Construction Trade Union Trade Union Organising and representing construction workers Helsinki

The Finnish Union of University Researchers and Teachers (FUURT) Trade Union Organising and representing teachers and researchers Helsinki

The Union of Health and Social Care Professionals in Finland (TEHY) Trade Union Organising and representing health and social care workers Helsinki

The Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK) Employers' Union Represents the Finnish business community in natioal and international dialogue Helsinki
The Local Government Employers (KT) Employers' Union Represents local government employers in social dialogue Helsinki

Service Sector Employers (Palta) Employers' Union Represents service sector businesses and organisations Helsinki

The Confederation of Finnish Construction Industries (RT) Employers' Union Represents building contractors, Special contractors and the construction product industry Helsinki

Federation of Finnish Enterprises (SY) Employers' Union Represents entrepreneurs Helsinki