2^nd Municipality Day07.12.2022
On 26^th of September 2017 the 2^nd Estonian Municipality Day took place, which was dedicated to the 100^th Anniversary of the Republic of Estonia and the restoration and development of local government units and unions in the years 1989-2017. In the course of this event, an edited volume was published that focused on “The Estonian Local Government Unit and Local Government Unions – restoration and development from 1989-2017”. The comprehensive publication includes overviews and retrospectives on the restoration of local government units as well as articles on the functions and developments of local governments. The edited volume also includes articles published by Geomedia employees. The first one focuses on the ongoing amalgamation reform (Kattai, K., Sootla, G., Noorkõiv, R., Lõhmus, M. 2017: Political amalgamation decisions of local governments in the years 2016-2017). The second portrays an overview of local governments’ capacity rankings (Noorkõiv, R., Ristmäe, K. 2017: Local Government Capacity Index 2013). The publisher of the edited volume is the Union of Estonian Rural Municipalities in collaboration with the NGO ‘POLIS’.