we must now keep our heads cool while our hearts remain warm. Each of us should think about what we could do to ease the integration for those who escape conflict and persecution: learning the language, finding employment and settling into their daily routines
The recent Russia report by the Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) has received both praise and critique. The institute has responded by claiming, among other things, that the people behind the criticism are trying to restrict the freedom of the report.
What is the situation in the Green Party? People see that we are responsible, not just opposing everything. We have also been saying that we are supporting the government in some places, such as the social and healthcare reform, if… Read More ›
A private opinion expressed recently by Prime Minister Juha Sipilä on his blog. (Translated by Timo Willman) An evaluation compiled by four foreign and security policy experts regarding the effects of Finland’s possible joining of NATO was published today. The… Read More ›
The Government’s New Employment Policies Add Bureaucracy and Obstacles for Jobseekers, by Outi Alanko-Kahiluoto (Greens)
(Translated by Timo Willman) The Minister of Labour, Lindström, presented the government’s plans regarding employment on Monday 18 April. Once again, it became clear that neither the Centre Party, National Coalition Party nor the Finns Party have understood the changes… Read More ›
Originally posted on Teivo Teivainen:
The debate about the future of universities in Finland has been quite intense in the last couple of years. There have been various kinds of protests, including occupations of university buildings by angry students and…