Monthly Archives: May 2016

MDI involved in building future regional tasks in Kymenlaakso

Finland is in the middle of most profound regional reform in decades. All regional councils are urged to start preparation for their future tasks in June. MDI is sparring Kymenlaakso Region in their work. A project group has been set up, where Regional Council, Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment, Rescue Department, Social … Continue reading MDI involved in building future regional tasks in Kymenlaakso

Result of Finpro’s 30-hour Camp: Know-how Attracts Investments to Eastern Finland

The key actors – development companies, ELY centers, regional councils, educational institutions and Invest in Finland – from three regions of Eastern Finland, namely North Karelia, Northern Savo and South Savo gathered together in Rantasalmi’s Järvisydän from 23 to 24 May to work on ideas to attract investments to Eastern Finland. The most attracting strengths were … Continue reading Result of Finpro’s 30-hour Camp: Know-how Attracts Investments to Eastern Finland

MDI Studies Future Municipality

The Ministry of Finance has commissioned MDI to make a background study related to reform “Future municipality”. An online survey has been sent to all municipalities in Mainland Finland on 24th May, reaching in total nearly 12 000 respondents including local councillors and leading civil servants. Survey will be open until 16.00 on Tue 7th … Continue reading MDI Studies Future Municipality

Research Seeks Balance in Regional Governance Reform

State regional administration is being renewed alongside with the healthcare and social welfare reform in Finland. Regional administration reform will mark an end to the Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY Centres), TE Offices as providers of Public Employment and Business Services, and Regional Councils as their operations will be transferred to … Continue reading Research Seeks Balance in Regional Governance Reform

MDI Pondering Future Paths for Helsinki Region North

Ten municipalities in the Helsinki Region North (a.k.a. Central Uusimaa) have organised their regional co-operation in key development themes through KUUMA co-operation concept. In 2016, the evaluation for current council period of 2013–2016 will be carried out. MDI is involved in the evaluation work, the underlying data is collected by the Laurea University of Applied … Continue reading MDI Pondering Future Paths for Helsinki Region North