Global partnership in working life
close European as well as wider international cooperation in matters relating
to employment, labour law and work. The Ministry of Employment and the Economy
is responsible for preparing EU-related matters within its own sphere of
interest and coordinates the work of the European Social Fund (ESF) in
The Ministry has general responsibility in
Nordic cooperation in matters relating to labour market and work environment policy is regular and based on agreements. There is also cooperation on labour market and employment issues with
The Ministry of Employment and the Economy is involved in international recruitment agency work and in the work of EURES (European Employment Services), the European recruitment network coordinated by the European Commission. The aim is to facilitate the mobility of labour in the international labour market.