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ESRS Congress in Aberdeen

In the framework of the RegPol2 project, Geomedia employee Bianka Plüschke-Altof participated in the 26th European Society for Rural Sociology Congress, which took place from August 18. – 21. 2015 in Aberdeen, ...

Rural Parliament in Särevere

In the framework of the RegPol2 project, Geomedia employee Bianka Plüschke-Altof participated in the 11th Estonian Rural Parliament, which took place from August 7.-9. 2015 in Särevere, Järvamaa County. The event was organized ...

Municipality amalgamation discussion in Valgamaa

In the county of Valgamaa amalgamation negotiations have started between the three rural municipalities of Helme, Hummuli, Põdrala and the urban municipality of Tõrva. With this decision, the four municipalities ...

The work related competences of local government officials

For the training of local government officials, so far there is no central institution in Estonia. Hence, the trainings are mainly influenced by a market-driven model. The trends show that the driving ...

Development seminar at Jõgeva

Within the framework of the development plan creation for Jõgeva rural municipality, the third development seminar took place at the Jõgeva government center on June, 16. 2015. Whereas at the last seminars, ...

Põltsamaa urban and rural municipality amalgamation discussions

On 9th of June 2015, Geomedia consultant Rivo Noorkõiv presented on the topic of amalgamation in front of Põltsamaa city council. The title of the presentation was “The amalgamation of Põltsamaa urban ...

Järvamaa local governments discussed amalgamation

In March, Paide city council proposed to all Järvamaa counties to start negotiating amalgamation. On the 1st of June 2015, a collaboration meeting took place in Paide city hall with all local ...

Broadcast “Reporters’ hour”

On the 2nd of June, in the “Reporters’ hour” broadcast, the topic “Recommendations to local governments” was discussed. Throughout the discussion, the country-specific recommendations of the European Commission were discussed ...

Keila urban and rural municipality analysis

The Estonian Strategy for Life-long Learning 2014-2020 sets the objective to support strong basic education in close proximity to home as well as the availability of a high-quality secondary education offering plenty ...

Tartu population 2035

In cooperation with Geomedia and the University of Tartu, the Tartu population forecast until 2035 was prepared. The introduction of the results to the public took place on 27th of ...