Finland enacts legislation to combat instrumentalised migration

16.7.2024 12.43
On 16 July, the President of the Republic approved the bill for the Act on Temporary Measures to Combat Instrumentalised Migration. The aim of the act is to improve border security and ensure that Finland has effective means at its disposal to combat instrumentalised migration, which is being used to put pressure on Finland. The aim is also to prepare for more serious instances of instrumentalised migration.

Government resolution directs prevention and combating of violent radicalisation and extremism

11.7.2024 13.47
On Thursday 11 July, the Government issued a resolution on the Action Plan for the Prevention and Combating of Violent Radicalisation and Violent Extremism.

Reception services to be streamlined in line with Government Programme

10.7.2024 12.15
The Ministry of the Interior has set up a project to identify and prepare the amendments to the Act on the Reception of Persons Applying for International Protection and on the Identification of and Assistance to Victims of Trafficking in Human Beings (Reception Act) that are required by the Government Programme and the new directive laying down standards for the reception of applicants for international protection (Reception Conditions Directive). The government proposal is scheduled to be submitted to Parliament during the 2025 autumn session.

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