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Village Elders

Geomedia analyses the potential for using the model of village elders in Estonian communities. The objective of the analysis is above all to get a statistical picture of the village elder dynamics ...

Local Government Amalgamation Negotiations in Valgamaa

In the newspaper “Valgamaalane” an interview was published with Geomedia consultant Rivo Noorkõiv under the headline “Municipality amalgamation is like tailoring a custom-made suit”. At the focus of the article ...

Urban and rural municipality days 2016

The annual training event of local governments – the urban and rural municipality days – have become a tradition that already takes place for the 9th time. At this year’s meeting on ...

Amalgamation reform varieties in Pärnumaa

Geomedia prepares a comparison of theoretical amalgamation reform models for Pärnumaa county, where it analyses different alternatives for organizing local government work in the light of the ongoing amalgamation reform. The criteria for ...

Initial Training Network RegPol² secondment

As part of the Initial Training Network RegPol² Martin Graffenberger will be seconded to Geomedia during March and April 2016. Martin holds a degree in Economic Geography and is usually ...

Management Audit for Saue City

Geomedia is conducting the management and work organization audit for Saue city government. The analysis is carried out using a combination of evaluation methodolodies that take into account the nature ...

Meeting with the President of the Estonian Parliament

On the 25th of February 2016 a meeting took place between the President of the Estonian Parliament, Eiki Nestor, and NGO Polis and its partners, the researchers in the field ...

Local Government Amalgamation Negotiations

Geomedia’s employees are involved in local government amalgamation negotiation cooperation, providing both consultancy and research. The work is currently going on with the amalgamation regions in Järva, Lääne and Valga ...

Local governments’ future

The focus is on the proposed local government reform. During the past weeks, the debate on the reform bill has revealed several different approaches. One of the issues raising questions ...

Euroacademia International Conference in Riga

In the framework of the RegPol2 project, Geomedia employee and PhD candidate Bianka Plüschke-Altof participated in the 5th Euroacademia International Conference, which took place in Riga on January, 29-30, 2016. ...