MDI to collect information on Finnish development programmes to Tillväxtanalys in Sweden

Sweden is actively following the development scene in Finland. MDI collects the basic information on the national development programmes of the Ministry of Employment and the Economy by the order of Tillväxtanalys, organisation responsible for the growth policy in Sweden. Special interest in Sweden focuses on the cohesion and competitiveness programme, COCO, recently annulled in Finland. In addition, MDI gathers information on the Innovative Cities programme INKA and on the contract-based growth policy between the state and biggest cities. Sweden is interested in learning from the Finnish experiences of developing smaller and mid-size towns. The analysis will be carried out within the next few weeks.

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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