Monthly Archives: September 2015

How to Organise Development Work in Eastern Lapland?

Joint development, forms of organization and resources of the municipalities are, like the rest of the world, in major change. In September-October MDI will make field work in colourful Eastern Lapland and become familiar with the current organisation of co-operation between the municipalities of Kemijärvi, Salla, Savukoski and Pelkosenniemi. MDI will analyse how regional cooperation … Continue reading How to Organise Development Work in Eastern Lapland?

Epic Camp and Three Other Products for Municipalities

During the Municipal Markets (9th and 10th September 2015, largest occasion for Finnish Municipalities) MDI wondered what all we can do for the development of municipalities in Finland. The output came in the form of four different product cards: municipal strategy, vitality rocket (which was originally called vitality packet), the municipal experiments, as well as … Continue reading Epic Camp and Three Other Products for Municipalities

Operations of the Network of Housing, Land Use and Transport Evaluated

MDI carried out an evaluation of the operations of the National network of housing, land use and transport (http://www.mal-verkosto.fi/in_english) during 2012–2015. The network has been very successful as a mediator of knowledge and experiences. Practical measures such as seminars and workshops have maintained a high level of quality and the thematic choices made have been … Continue reading Operations of the Network of Housing, Land Use and Transport Evaluated