Amendments to the Border Guard Act and the Emergency Powers Act help prepare for hybrid influence activities that exploit migration 

19.5.2022 15.40
The Ministry of the Interior has sent a draft government proposal on amending the Border Guard Act out for comments. The aim is to make the necessary amendments to the Border Guard Act to help prepare for hybrid influence activities that exploit migration, for example.

This spring Finns are more communal and information-seeking - better sense of safety and security, but the global outlook gives cause for concern

19.5.2022 11.01
This spring, people’s attitudes in Finland towards immigration, international assistance and EU cooperation have become more positive. The use of media has also increased significantly. At the moment, there appears to be a greater spirit of community among people, people seek more information and they appear to trust the authorities more than last year.

Finland may also receive refugees from Ukraine as transfers from other countries

12.5.2022 13.50
As a Member State of the European Union, Finland will take responsibility for the migratory impact of the situation in Ukraine, and especially for protecting those fleeing war. Finland is also prepared to receive beneficiaries of temporary protection transferred from other countries as a part of joint EU measures. The Government expressed its position on such transfers in a Union communication to Parliament on 12 May.