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Managing development processes in local governments

On 10.-11. December 2015 Geomedia consultant Rivo Noorkõiv conducted a 2-days training on “Strategic Management and Local Government Development Planning” for local government leaders. The seminar focused on holistically managing development processes, forming ...

Considering the selection of state gymnasiums

On behalf of the Ministry of Education and Research, Geomedia conducted an analysis with the objective of proposing potential locations for state gymnasiums on the municipality level in Harjumaa county ...

Public lecture on Peripheralization processes at the Slovak Technical University in Bratislava

On the 8th of December 2015 Geomedia PhD student Bianka Plüschke-Altof held a public lecture at the Slovak Technical University (STU) in Bratislava. The lecture was held under the topic ...

Articles on regional development

Recently, the Statistical Bulletin on “Estonian Regional Development 2015” has been published. The volume gives an overview of development in Estonia on county and municipality level. Traditionally, the fulfillment of ...

Public Discussion in Pürksi

On the 13th of November a public discussion took place in Noarootsi, focusing on the local government amalgamation reform. The three and a half hour discussion included a presentation by ...

Forum analyzed amalgamation reform

On the 4th of November the Estonian Broadcast TV show “Forum” made the amalgamation reform subject of discussion. Participants in the discussion were the Minister of State Administration, Arto Aas, ...

Second RegPol2 School in Leipzig, Germany

Organized by the RegPol2 consortium, another doctoral school took place from October, 26 to October, 30 2015 in Leipzig. The school focused on topics linked to peripheralization, which were discussed as a ...

Local Government Development Plan Training

On the 22nd of October, Geomedia organized a training for employees of the Office for Social Security, who are engaged as advisors on child protection in local municipalities. Following the ...

Amalgamation experience conference

Organized by the Ministry of Finance, a conference took place on 20th of October in Marjamaa, focusing on experiences and lessons learned from amalgamation processes and on ways to carry ...

Amalgamation discussions in Sangaste

On citizens‘ initiative amalgamation discussions took place between representatives of the municipality councils of Sangaste, Puka, Palupera and Õru. The idea of forming a rural municipality in the region was discussed as well ...