Press releases


Finnish Immigration Service is developing its country information reports – reports on Iraq, Somalia and Afghanistan will no longer be published in every six months

This autumn, the Finnish Immigration Service is launching a project for further development of its reporting practices concerning the country of origin information required for asylum decisions. As current country of origin information is needed about an increasing number of countries, the goal of the project is to make the situation reporting even more flexible than before.


Artificial intelligence enters the workplace – how will the rules of work change? Finnish Immigration Service at SuomiAreena on 19 July

How compatible are the current rules of working life with the fact that artificial intelligence is entering the workplace? What are the challenges we face when implementing technology in knowledge work and public administration? Will artificial intelligence be making decisions on an individual’s important matters in the future? Digitalisation is changing the nature of work in both the private and the public sector, but there are numerous challenges.


Reports on the fact-finding mission to Iraq published

Researchers at the Country Information Service of the Finnish Immigration Service visited Baghdad on a fact-finding mission in February 2019. In Baghdad, the researchers met with representatives of national and international organisations and non-governmental organisations, authorities and other researchers. The purpose of the fact-finding mission was to gather information about the general conditions in the country as well as the security situation in different regions of the country. Another objective was to strengthen the researchers’ local contact and cooperation network.