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Minister of Justice and Employment Lindström: growing pressure to enhance integration policies

Almost 32,500 asylum seekers arrived in Finland last year. Around 30–35 per cent of them will probably be granted a residence permit, and these over 10,000 people need to be placed in municipalities. At the moment, the local authorities can provide placement for only 1,700 immigrants. This means that more than 8,000 places are still needed.


Minister Lindström: Ohjaamo supports and serves young people

'Young people are also among those who are suffering the consequences of economic recession and poor employment prospects. The Ohjaamos' activities seek to respond to the challenges that young people face.


Rehn and Macron discussed Olkiluoto 3

Rehn emphasised that issues relating to the Olkiluoto 3 project, its timetable and possible economic responsibilities, are to be dealt by the companies involved in the project. – The Finnish Government has no need or possibility to issue guidelines to private companies, Rehn said.

Ministry blog TEMatiikkaa

08.02.2016 09:00Jussi Manninen: Clean on the lead

Jussi_Manninen_nettiEven public servants have to admit that the world is changing. Governments around the world have managed to agree on the principles for common actions to keep climate warming at less than the two degrees that is considered the critical threshold.

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