Interreg Central Baltic Programme under MDI’s examination

Interreg Central Baltic Programme 2014–2020 is one of EU’s cross-border co-operation programmes implemented around the Baltic Sea Region. Programme area includes Finland (incl. Åland island), Sweden, Estonia, and Latvia. Programme has four thematic priorities and the Programme seeks to add value through cross-border cooperation to address common challenges. So far, 97 projects have been approved for funding and implementation of a total of 46 projects will be finalized by the end of 2018. An international consortium led by MDI has been appointed to carry out the impact evaluation of the programme. MDI has Swedish Kontigo AB and Latvian Safege with country-expert from Estonia as partners. Impact evaluation will outline key findings and point out some development targets during spring 2019.

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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