MDI Academy continues – apply for the training programme for regional developers!

The MDI Academy and its training programme for regional developers, launched last year, will start up again in March. The training programme supports the work of leaders and specialists in public administration, its developers and administrative partners. The programme is specifically designed for those working in the municipal sector, development corporations, the provinces and regional governments. The educational offer provides a comprehensive ‘snapshot’ of current trends and issues in regional development.

The training programme includes three training modules and a study tour. Participants gain new perspectives, insights and networks through completion of the programme. The themes discussed in the Academy include, urban and rural development, the vitality of regions and the use of knowledge in regional development among others. The Academy work includes, for example, lectures, discussions and workshops

Apply to the MDI Academy by the 12th of February at www.mdi.fi/akatemia.

A sustainable green transition is achieved by investing in the diversity of RDI activities – the AGDA project continues to work on this theme

AGDA is a Nordic development project funded by the Nordic Gender Equality Fund (NIKK). The project focuses on the opportunities that a greater focus on diversity and inclusion could create in the RDI-field, particularly in respect of green transition.

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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,…

Read more 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?