Strategy to Kauhava

Cities and municipalities are seeking new position in the turmoil of public sector reform. MDI is helping the town of Kauhava, Finland in designing new strategy for the town. During the 10-month strategy process, an online survey will collect ideas about the future from inhabitants and interest groups, personal interviews will be arranged to leading civil servants and politicians, two rounds of strategy discussions will be organised to Kauhava’s management team and development committee, discussions with interest groups will focus strategy’s content and a strategy seminar will be organised to town council to be elected in spring 2017. As a result, thoughts will be summarised in a compact strategy document. The strategy will be finalised at the end of October 2017.

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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