Finland
            

This page provides one-point access to all collected information concerning Finland. The information includes information about specialized institutions, hate crime legislation, reports from inter-governmental organizations, State reports, action plans and other national initiatives.

Latest - Action plans
Report on the implementation of the EU framework for national Roma integration strategies
European Commission. Directorate-General for Justice
Published: Brussels : European Commission, 2 April 2014

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Material type: report
Subject: integration - national action plan - anti-discrimination - economic, social, and cultural rights - education - housing - employment - health services
Country coverage: EU region - Austria - Belgium - Bulgaria - Croatia - Cyprus - Czech Republic - Denmark - Estonia - Finland - France - Germany - Greece - Hungary - Ireland - Italy - Latvia - Lithuania - Luxembourg - Netherlands - Poland - Portugal - Romania - Slovakia - Slovenia - Spain - Sweden - United Kingdom

A safer tomorrow : internal security programme
Ministry of the Interior of Finland
Published: Helsinki : Ministry of the Interior of Finland, 14 June 2012

Doc.no. 40/2012

ISBN 978-952-491-789-6
ISSN 1236-2840


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Material type: action plan
Subject: national action plan - hate crime - racism - cyber-hate - integration
Country coverage: Finland
Latest - IGO reports
Regular overviews of migration-related fundamental rights concerns
European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)
Published: Vienna : FRA, May 2017
(Monthly data collection on the current migration situation in the EU)


Material type: report
Subject: migration - asylum - children's rights - health services - racism - hate crime - victims - hate speech - homophobia
Country coverage: EU region - Austria - Bulgaria - Denmark - Finland - France - Germany - Greece - Hungary - Italy - Netherlands - Poland - Slovakia - Spain - Sweden

Current migration situation in the EU : lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex asylum seekers
European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)
Published: Luxembourg : Publications Office of the European Union, 27 March 2017

ISBN 978-92-9239-001-3

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Material type: report
Subject: migration - asylum - sexual orientation - gender identity - data collection - hate crime - health services
Country coverage: EU region - Austria - Bulgaria - Denmark - Finland - France - Germany - Greece - Hungary - Italy - Netherlands - Poland - Slovakia - Spain - Sweden
Latest - State submitted reports
National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 5 of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 16/21 : Finland

Published: Geneva : UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR), 7 March 2012
(Universal periodic review)

Meeting: Human Rights Council Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (13th session : Geneva, 21 May - 4 June 2012)


Doc.no. A/HRC/WG.6/13/FIN/1


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Material type: report about specific country/ies - submitted information
Subject: human rights - anti-discrimination - national human rights institutions - minority rights - anti-racism - disability - gender equality
Country coverage: Finland

Twentieth, twenty-first and twenty-second periodic reports of States parties due in 2011 : Finland
United Nations (UN). Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)
Published: Geneva : UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR), 14 February 2012
(Reports submitted by states parties under article 9 of the convention)

Meeting: Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (81st session : Geneva, 6-31 August 2012)


Doc.no. CERD/C/FIN/20-22


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Material type: report about specific country/ies - submitted information
Subject: International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination - anti-racism - anti-discrimination - minority rights - education
Country coverage: Finland
Latest - Tools & guides
Good practice plus project toolkit : a toolkit to build a strong partnership between criminal justice agencies and minority ethnic communities to support victims of racial and religious hate crime and hate speech
Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities (NICEM)
Published: Brussels : European Commission, September 2016

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Material type: tools and guides
Subject: hate crime - hate speech - victims - xenophobia - administration of justice - international law - law enforcement
Country coverage: EU region - United Kingdom - Finland - Belgium - Czech Republic - Hungary - Ireland - Poland - Latvia

Compendium of [good] practices for combating hate crime
European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)
Published: Vienna : FRA, 28 April 2016

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Material type: tools and guides
Subject: hate crime - victims - data collection - law enforcement
Country coverage: Spain - Czech Republic - Austria - Netherlands - United Kingdom - Poland - Denmark - Belgium - Germany - Italy - Portugal - Greece - Croatia - Hungary - Finland
Latest - Other reports & documents
Yearbook of Muslims in Europe
Scharbrodt, Oliver (ed.) ; Akgönül, Samim (ed.) ; Alibasic, Ahmet (ed.) ; Nielsen, Joergen S. (ed.) ; Racius, Egdunas (ed.)
Published: Boston ; Leiden : Brill, December 2016

ISBN 978-90-04-33602-5
ISSN 1877-1432


Material type: annual report
Subject: Islamophobia - freedom of religion or belief - freedom of expression - media - religious symbols - religion - education
Country coverage: Albania - Armenia - Austria - Azerbaijan - Belarus - Belgium - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Bulgaria - Croatia - Cyprus - Czech Republic - Denmark - Estonia - Finland - France - Georgia - Germany - Greece - Hungary - Iceland - Ireland - Italy - Latvia - Lithuania - Luxembourg - The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Malta - Moldova - Montenegro - Netherlands - Norway - Poland - Portugal - Romania - Russian Federation - Serbia - Slovakia - Slovenia - Spain - Sweden - Switzerland - Turkey - Ukraine - United Kingdom

The white papers of hate 2015
International Human Rights Movement "A World Without Nazism"
Published: Moscow : Terra ; Book Club Knigovek, 21 January 2015
Other contributors: Technical University of Berlin. Center for Research on Antisemitism ; Russian Academy of Science. Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology


ISBN 978-5-4224-1101-6

Material type: report - research
Subject: neo-Nazism - xenophobia - extremism - hate crime
Country coverage: Albania - Bulgaria - Croatia - Czech Republic - Estonia - Finland - France - Germany - Greece - Hungary - Ireland - Italy - Latvia - Lithuania - Moldova - Poland - Romania - Russian Federation - Slovakia - Ukraine - United Kingdom

Holocaust Memorial Days
27 JanuaryLiberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp (1945) - International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the HolocaustFull report



National specialized institutions

National Discrimination Tribunal
P.O. Box 34
FIN-00023 Helsinki Government
Finland
Phone: + 358 9 1060 48049, + 358 9 1060 48058
Email: syrjintalautakunta@mol.fi

Office of the Ombudsman for Minorities
Mikonkatu 25
P.O. Box 26
FIN-00023 Government Helsinki
Finland
Phone: +358 9 160 43444
Fax: +358 9 160 43464
Email: ofm@ofm.fi
Website: http:/​/​www.vahemmistovaltuutettu.fi/, http:/​/​w

Parliamentary Ombudsman of Finland
Arkadiankatu 3
FI-00102 Helsinki
Finland
Phone: +358 9 432 3335
Fax: +358 9 432 2268
Email: ombudsman@parliament.fi, eaa-kijaamo@parliament.fi
Website: http:/​/​www.oikeusasiamies.fi/​Resource.phx/​eoa/​english/​index.htx