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Changes in Social Work

On the 23rd of March 2017 a representative conference on “25 years of social work in Tallinn – how to go on?” took place in Tallinn. At the plenary, Geomedia consultant Rivo ...

Urban and Rural Municipality Days 2017

On March, 15-16 2017, the annual “Urban and Rural Municipality Days” were held for the 13th time. During the fair-conference like event, many seminars, topical workshops and discussions took place. Although the ...

Amalgamation reform- first phase end

The first phase of the amalgamation reform has now been finalized. In the course of the amalgamation negotiations, decision were taken about the formation of new local government units. The achieved agreements ...

Amalgamation related training cource

On the 22nd of March 2017, Geomedia consultant Rivo Noorkõiv and Cumulus Consulting consultant Mihkel Laan are conducting a training on “Preparing amalgamation in local government units”. The training’s objective is to assist ...

Vision Conference in Võru

On the 14th of March 2017 the Vision Conference entitled “Let’s add some momentum to the wheels” (Annami tsõõrilõ vunki mano) took place in the Võru cultural center Kannel. The conference included ...

Local Government Formation Training

In the first phase of the amalgamation reform 160 local governments were merged (47 merged regions). 23 local governments fulfill the legal minimum criterion of 5000 inhabitants and 26 local governments do ...

RegPol2 Workshop in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Organized by the RegPol2 consortium and the project partners from the Babeș-Bolyai University (UBB), a RegPol2 workshop took place from January 22-24, 2017 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. The workshop focused on ...

Preparation of a new governance model for Pärnu County

Geomedia won the tender called “Needs assessment and action plan preparation for the reorganization of Pärnu county local government units’ joint organizations after the administrative reform”. At the center of ...

Forum for Village Elders

On 21st of January 2017 the forum for village elders took place in Tallinn under the title “What can the community voice be in the new administrative order?“ organized by ...

Employment opportunities should wisely support regional development

The rural weekly newspaper Maaleht (12.01.2017) published Rivo Noorkõiv’s article under the title “Employment opportunities should wisely support regional development”. In Estonia, about 657.000 people are employed, out of which ...