Publications in English

Our goals for Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the EU 2019

Our goals for Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the EU 2019

The Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities influences the EU’s legislative processes to ensure that the legislative acts promote the vitality and wellbeing of the Union’s citizens, municipalities and regions.
2019




The programme of the Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities for the European elections 2019

The programme of the Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities for the European elections 2019

The key objectives of the programme for the European elections 2019 relate to the upcoming programming period; to climate, circular economy and energy policies; to wellbeing and the prevention of exclusion; and to the digital transformation, education policy and language proficiency.
2019




How to support experiments - a guide for the mentors

How to support experiments - a guide for the mentors

This guide is primarily intended for the supporters of experiments in the public sector. It has been compiled by the Experimental Finland project of the Prime Minister’s Office and the ‘Me Uskaltajat’ (Courage to experiment) programme of the Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities. The guide delves into the different forms of supporting experimentation, which are divided into four themes: initiating and conducting an experiment, communications, utilisation and effectiveness of experiments, and procurement and funding of experiments.
2019. ISBN 978-952-293-628-8




May I help you?

May I help you?Citizen-driven development as a systematic tool in renewing social and healthcare services in Finland
2017. ISBN 978-952-293-505-2




Time for gender equality

Time for gender equalityThe European Charter for Equality of Women and Men in Local Life put into practice
2017. ISBN 978-952-293-491-8




I hope you can hear me

I hope you can hear meExperiences of residents’ involvement in North
Karelia’s health and social services reform project
2017




From signals to future stories

From signals to future storiesA handbook for applying foresight in the field of welfare.

We don’t know what will happen in coming years. The future is always unknown, however, we cannot just sit and wait what will happen. The future may surprise but our changes to survive depends on our preparedness.
2016. ISBN 978-952-293-552-6




The reform to restructure municipalities and services in Finland: A research perspective

The reform to restructure municipalities and services in Finland: A research perspectiveThe summary report provides a compact picture of the Finnish reform to restructure municipalities and services and of the changes that municipalities have undergone over the course of the reform.
2013. ISBN 978-952-293-051-4




Local and Regional Reform Processes in Norden. Acta Nr. 181

Local and Regional Reform Processes in Norden. Acta Nr. 181Aluesuunnittelun ja -kehittämisen tutkimuslaitos Nordregio on Kuntaliiton toimeksiannosta koonnut vertailevan kokonaiskuvan kunta- ja aluerakenteen uudistusprosesseista Ruotsissa, Norjassa ja Tanskassa.
2006. ISBN 978-952-213-880-4




Evaluation of the Hartola-Iramba and Vaasa-Morogoro Co-operation in Tanzania

Evaluation of the Hartola-Iramba and Vaasa-Morogoro Co-operation in TanzaniaThis study is part of the North-South Local Government Co-operation Programmes publications.
2011. ISBN 978-952-213-757-9




Strengthening e-Governance in the North-South Local Government Co-operation Programme. Ghana, Tanzania, Kenya, South Africa, Namibia and Swaziland

Strengthening e-Governance in the North-South Local Government Co-operation Programme. Ghana, Tanzania, Kenya, South Africa, Namibia and SwazilandThis study is part of the North-
South Local Government Co-operation Programmes publications.
2010. ISBN 978-952-213-699-2




Correspondences between the Strategic Plans of the Southern Local Governments and the Co-operation Project Plans for 2010

Correspondences between the Strategic Plans of the Southern Local Governments and the Co-operation Project Plans for 2010This study is part of the North-
South Local Government Co-operation Programmes publications.
2010. ISBN 978-952-213-686-2




Local Government Association Capacity Building - Rationale, co-operation practices, and strategies for the future

Local Government Association Capacity Building - Rationale, co-operation practices, and strategies for the futureThis study is part of the North-
South Local Government Co-operation Programmes publications.
2010. ISBN 978-952-213-689-3




Internal evaluation of environmental and infrastructure components of four local government partnerships in Namibia and Swaziland

Internal evaluation of environmental and infrastructure components of four local government partnerships in Namibia and Swaziland

This evaluation is part of the North-
South Local Government Co-operation Programmes publications.


Gender Equality in Local Governance

Gender Equality in Local GovernanceThis study is part of the North-South Local Government Co-operation Programmes publications.
2010. ISBN 978-952-213-598-8




Aspects of Local Self-Government: Tanzania, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland and Ghana

Aspects of Local Self-Government: Tanzania, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland and Ghana

This study is part of the North-
South Local Government Co-operation Programmes publications.