A team of three trainees will be involved in MDI’s projects this summer

At the beginning of May two new experts joined the team when Iina Tunkkari and Niklas Aro started as trainees. Maria Jussila started her work already earlier in the spring. Interns are closely involved in our projects with, thus far, all work being done remotely.

Iina Tunkkari is studying municipal and regional management at the University of Tampere. She is particularly interested in municipal marketing and communications and is currently doing a master’s degree on the topic. Iina will be working with tasks related to the evaluation of provincial programmes in particular and will also assist in various communications tasks.

Niklas Aro is a geography student at the University of Turku. His main interests are related to urbanisation and the specific features of regional development. Niklas will work on the production of statistics, various patterns and maps and in data collection across a number of different projects.

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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