The median age of the population is rising across the Nordic countries as in most parts of Europe. At the same time, an influx of immigrants and refugees is change the population patterns in most countries. On this page, you can learn about our latest projects related to migration and integration.
Integrating immigrants into the Nordic labour market
This project seeks to deepen understanding of how the labour market integration of immigrants can be strengthened. The project will investigate how the labour market integration of refugees and other migrant groups in the Nordic countries can be facilitated. The focus will be on drawing conclusions on appropriate policies. Find out more about the project.
Nordic collaboration for integration of refugees and migrants
In June 2016, the Ministers for Nordic Collaboration decided to establish a new collaboration programme for effective integration and inclusion of refugees and immigrants in the Nordic countries. The aim of the programme is to increase the efficiency of Nordic integration practices. Find out more about the collaboration programme.
Enhancing labour opportunities for women in the Nordic countries
Comparative study between policies and practices applied in three small or medium-sized cities in the Nordic countries, in Sweden, Iceland and Finland. The aim is to determine excluding factors on Nordic labour markets, as well as to identify good practices for improved labour market integration among immigrant women. Find out more about the project.
MAMBA (Maximised Mobility and Accessibility of Services in Regions Affected by Demographic Change)
The MAMBA project aims to promote sustainable “people-to-service” and “service-to-people” mobility solutions in rural areas, and involve users in the innovation process. MAMBA is funded by the Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme. Find out more about MAMBA.
SEMPRE promotes empowerment in social service provision in rural areas of the Baltic Sea Region (BSR). Social service providers such as welfare and public sector organisations, NGOs and social enterprises are encouraged and enabled to involve end-users – namely members of disadvantaged groups such as single parents, the elderly or migrants – in the development and delivery of social services. Find out more about SEMPRE.