The Kunteko 2020 Programme, launched in 2015, is a development programme implemented by KT local government employers and the main contracting organisations in the municipal sector. The programme provides support and tools on issues related to the development of working life and change management in the municipalities. The programme goals are to draw attention to … Continue reading The final evaluation of the Kunteko Programme identifies and evaluates the programme results
MDI has launched a discussion on ‘feminist regional policy’. At the webinar launch event on the 16th of June a gathering of around 50 regional developers discussed issues such as equality in working life, access to education, demographic trends and the need for diversified investments. Feminist regional policy is here characterised as regional development for … Continue reading The feminist regional policy webinar brought together more than 50 interested regional developers!
MDI carried out a study for the Association of Finnish Municipalities on the development of the number of non-native born language speakers in Finland in the period up to the 2040s. The growth in the number of this group in the 2010s has been really strong, with growth very strongly concentrated in the largest cities. … Continue reading Scenario analysis predicts that the number of non-native born speakers in Finland will more than double by 2040
MDI carried out a study for a consortium of four provinces in Western Finland (Robocoast EDIH), compiling a regional ‘snapshot’ of innovation potentials and digital capabilities. The consortium includes Central Finland, Satakunta, Ostrobothnia and Central Ostrobothnia. The work is related to the current preparation of the EU’s digital innovation hubs. The consortium consists of the … Continue reading The four Robocoast consortium provinces are the core area of Finland’s manufacturing export industry.
The Board of the Migration Institute has awarded the 2020 John Morton Award to Timo Aro, MDI’s leading expert. Recognition is given annually for a very meritorious work or work done in Finland for the benefit of migration and multiculturalism. The award has been given since 2010. “Receiving the John Morton Prize is a great … Continue reading The Migration Institute awards the ‘John Morton Prize’ to Timo Aro for his significant work in the field of migration