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Finland

Finland participates in the following funds/programmes.

2014-2020

Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund

Internal Security Fund - Borders

Internal Security Fund - Police

2007-2013

Refugee Fund

  • Responsible authority

    Ministry of Interior - International Affairs Unit
    PO Box 26- FIN-00023 Government, Finland

    Responsible Authority Website
    Responsible Authority Website

  • Budget

    The allocations for Finland under the fund were as follows:

    YearAllocationYearAllocation
    2007*2011€2.558.481,06
    2008€1.424.654,572012€3.053.752,00
    2009€2.305.364,712013€4.709.757,00
    2010€2.528.506,43

    (*) The fund did not exist yet or the country didn't participate in it for the given period

    (**) Data is not yet available for the given period

  • More information on this fund:

    Refugee Fund web page

Integration Fund

  • Responsible authority

    Ministry of Interior - International Affairs Unit
    PO Box 26 (Kirkkokatu 12) 00023 GOVERNMENT, Finland

    Responsible Authority Website
    Responsible Authority Website

  • Budget

    The allocations for Finland under the fund were as follows:

    YearAllocationYearAllocation
    2007€786.446,452011€1.135.902,33
    2008€851.764,842012€1.386.910,00
    2009€907.280,592013€1.557.311,00
    2010€996.393,80

    (*) The fund did not exist yet or the country didn't participate in it for the given period

    (**) Data is not yet available for the given period

  • More information on this fund:

    Integration Fund web page

Return Fund

  • Responsible authority

    Ministry of the Interior-International Security Affairs Unit
    PO Box 26 (Kirkkokatu 12, Helsinki) FI-00023 GOVERNMENT, Finland

  • Budget

    The allocations for Finland under the fund were as follows:

    YearAllocationYearAllocation
    2007*2011€726.573,36
    2008€661.469,722012€902.925,00
    2009€659.437,182013€1.473.818,00
    2010€664.566,00

    (*) The fund did not exist yet or the country didn't participate in it for the given period

    (**) Data is not yet available for the given period

  • More information on this fund:

    Return Fund web page

External Borders Fund

  • Responsible authority

    Ministry of the Interior-International Security Affairs Unit
    PO Box 26 (Kirkkokatu 12, Helsinki) FI-00023 GOVERNMENT, Finland

  • Budget

    The allocations for Finland under the fund were as follows:

    YearAllocationYearAllocation
    2007€4.729.906,522011€7.024.597,97
    2008€5.453.965,892012€9.780.747,00
    2009€6.191.291,072013€12.566.130,00
    2010€5.517.992,82

    (*) The fund did not exist yet or the country didn't participate in it for the given period

    (**) Data is not yet available for the given period

  • More information on this fund:

    External Borders Fund web page

Terrorism & other Security-related Risks


Organisations established in Finland may participate in the CIPS programme.

Prevention of and Fight against Crime


Organisations established in Finland may participate in the ISEC programme.



Examples of projects

KITU: mental health services for asylum seeker children and young people who have been victims of torture and who are severely traumatised

Psychiatric treatment and therapy were provided for traumatised asylum seeker children, who had been victims of torture prior to arrival in Finland.

Project dates:  01/01/2010 - 31/12/2012ERFFinland
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Positive action of vulnerable groups in the return process

By analysing an array of previous return projects, the project was able to identify successful return practices for vulnerable refugees.

Project dates:  01/05/2009 - 31/12/2009RFFinland
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