Metropolitan Policy Quick-Evaluation by MDI

Metropolitan policy has been implemented in Finland since 2007. Key themes have been land use, living and transport, international competitiveness, international migration and social cohesion. MDI will conduct a quick evaluation on metropolitan policy as way of development procedure, which has been appreciated for its practicality and tight focus on relevant questions. Challenges have been the commitment of actors and development of differentiated place-based policy. The work is ordered by the Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Ministry of Finance. Work will be finalised by the beginning of March 2015 and it will be utilised in the preparation of next governmental programme, which is compiled after the parliamentary elections in April.

MDI leads the co-creative process of developing, piloting and sharing practices for wellbeing in Sustainable Cities

The challenge bundle work is the cross-cutting co-development of the “Sustainable City” programme, co-ordinated by the Ministry of the Environment, with the aim of producing and sharing information, knowledge and solutions to the challenges linking cities’ management and practice in the area of leading work towards sustainability. The work produces concrete development measures, new ways of doing things and peer learning.

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A new project funded by the Ministry of Agriculture will explore multi-locality from the point of view of companies and their employers: is place-independence becoming the future norm of successful companies?

Although remote working and place-independent work have already been examined extensively from both the public administration implications and individual perspectives,…

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MDI’s Population projection 2022 – a detailed picture of future development and a new scenario for an internationalising Finland

According to the Population projection 2022 published today, Finland’s population will decrease, age, centralise and internationalise. Phenomena and events, as well as the actions of regions and municipalities, greatly influence future population development.

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