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Supporting reforms in FINLAND

Technical Support Instrument 2022 - Country Factsheet

The Technical Support Instrument (TSI) is the EU programme that provides tailor-made technical expertise to EU Member States to design and to implement reforms at the national level, with an emphasis on the green and digital transitions. The TSI also supports the preparation and implementation of  Recovery and Resilience Plans. TSI 2022 main novelties are the multi-country projects, geared at addressing common issues among Member States thereby underlying the EU added-value of the instrument, and the "Flagship" projects, supporting reforms which are largely needed across Member States and are in line with the EU priorities. 

Initiated in 2021, the TSI is the successor of the Structural Reform Support Programme (SRSP). Since 2017, both programmes have helped design, develop and implement over 1400 reform projects in 27 Member States.

6 NEW PROJECTS SELECTED UNDER TSI 2022

With the second round of the TSI, the Commission will support Finland with projects in the areas of green transition, public administration and governance, migration management and digital finance. of those projects are multi-country projects. 

Examples of new projects adopted include:

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13 COMPLETED AND ONGOING REFORM PROJECTS

Finland has so far benefited from 13 projects financed by the TSI or its predecessor, the Structural Reform Support Programme (SRSP). This support has addressed a broad range of policy areas, including better regulation, territorial just transition plans, digitalization of public administration, revenue administration and financial services.

To date, 4 projects have been successfully concluded.

Design of a positive credit register

The Commission supports Finland in reducing the level of household indebtedness in the country. The programme assists the Finnish Tax Administration (FTA) in designing a positive credit register.