Helsinki seeks partners for adopting the Finnish model for leisure activities

On 22.12.2020, the Ministry of Education and Culture granted the City of Helsinki one million euros for initiating operations in accordance with the Finnish model for leisure activities. The aim of the Finnish model is to support the well-being of children and young people by enabling each one of them to have access to an enjoyable and free leisure activity in connection with the school day. The project will be kicked off by exploring partners that organise leisure activities and holding a competitive bidding process followed by planning and organising the operations.

OmaStadi ideas will be developed together

The ideas will be shaped into voteable proposals during the period 12.1.–30.4.2021 on the omastadi.hel.fi website and at workshops, jointly with local residents and City experts.

The ideas will be shaped into voteable proposals during the period 12.1.–30.4.2021 on the omastadi.hel.fi website and at workshops, jointly with local residents and City experts. Read more »

Smart City development expanding to Malmi, Pasila, Malminkartano-Kannelmäki and Mellunmäki

Now the tried and tested methods used in the building of these innovational smart city districts are to be implemented also in older parts of Helsinki. In practice, this means the launch of a number of development projects in Malmi, Pasila, Mellunkylä and Malminkartano-Kannelmäki.

Ever since their construction, Jätkäsaari and Kalasatama districts in Helsinki have been developed with smart technical solutions while supporting carbon neutrality. Now the best solutions are also being exported to other communities in the capital. The aim of the Helsinki Innovation Districts project is to make the everyday lives of residents more diverse and easier while giving rise... Read more »

Mobile health service starts

The services offered by Symppis in Helsinki are available also as mobile servicesfrom the beginning of January. The mobile Symppis offers services on weekdayswith a fixed timetable and route in different locations in Helsinki.

The services offered by Symppis in Helsinki are available also as mobile services from the beginning of January. The mobile Symppis offers services on weekdays with a fixed timetable and route in different locations in Helsinki. Read more »

Kamppi family centre designed together with customers – appreciation for communality and comfortable spaces

We design our family centre services together with our customers and we are eager to hear their wishes and expectations. In order to hear from our customers, we carried out the Kampin perhek-eskus – asiakkaiden odotukset ja toiveet customer survey in November 2020. The aim of the sur-vey was to get ideas and information from the residents of Helsinki to support the planning and construction phase and genuinely involve the customers in the design phase.

We design our family centre services together with our customers and we are eager to hear their wishes and expectations. In order to hear from our customers, we carried out the Kampin perhekeskus – asiakkaidenodotukset ja toiveet customer survey in November 2020. The aim of the survey was to get ideas and information from the residents of Helsinki to support the planning and construct... Read more »

Anonymous recruiting to increase in City of Helsinki hiring processes

The City of Helsinki has experimented with anonymous recruiting during 2020. The City is strongly determined to continue anonymous recruiting as part of recruiting processes. Next, the City will examine how to carry out anonymous recruiting in the City recruiting system and how to utilize the practice more widely in recruiting.

The City of Helsinki has experimented with anonymous recruiting during 2020. The City is strongly determined to continue anonymous recruiting as part of recruiting processes. Next, the City will examine how to carry out anonymous recruiting in the City recruiting system and how to utilize the practice more widely in recruiting.In addition, supervisors are supported in the implementati... Read more »

Asking the right questions – virtual bootcamp kicked-off final leg of the Helsinki Energy Challenge

The Helsinki Energy Challenge finalist teams took part in a three-day virtual bootcamp in order to hone their solutions even further to suit the context of Helsinki. Each team had a full individual program filled with one-on-one meetings, joint sessions with all other teams as well as their own working time.

The Helsinki Energy Challenge finalist teams tookpart in a three-day virtual bootcamp in order to hone their solutions evenfurther to suit the context of Helsinki. Each team had a full individualprogram filled with one-on-one meetings, joint sessions with all other teams aswell as their own working time. Read more »

Helsinki made the A List of the world’s leading climate cities

CDP, an organisation that gathers information and reports related to climate change, has added Helsinki to its A List of the leading cities of climate work in 2020. CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) is an internationally recognised non-profit organisation that gathers information on climate work in the public and private sectors around the world.

CDP, an organisation that gathers information and reports related to climate change, has added Helsinki to its A List of the leading cities of climate work in 2020. CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) is an internationally recognised non-profit organisation that gathers information on climate work in the public and private sectors around the world. Read more »

Helsinki envisions future development pathways of urban transport

In the autumn of 2019, Mayor of Helsinki Jan Vapaavuori called for the establishment of a working group to prepare an analysis of the future of transit in the City of Helsinki. This analysis is now complete and the working group has published its report.

In the autumn of 2019, Mayor of Helsinki Jan Vapaavuori called for the establishment of a working group to prepare an analysis of the future of transit in the City of Helsinki. This analysis is now complete and the working group has published its report. Read more »

Shaping OmaStadi ideas into voteable proposals – joint development to begin in January

Over the course of the autumn season, Helsinki residents submitted almost 1,500 ideas to City’s participatory budgeting service OmaStadi. The City has now screened the ideas for joint development based on the OmaStadi criteria. Next, the ideas will be developed into voteable proposals through Raksa workshops and the OmaStadi website.

The second round of Helsinki’s participatory budgeting was started in the autumn of 2020. It provided local residents with the opportunity to present ideas on how the City should spend an appropriation of 8.8 million euros. A large number of ideas were submitted, and their preliminary review is now complete. The most popular themes were sports and outdoor recreation, parks and nature,... Read more »

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Helsinki seeks partners for adopting the Finnish model for leisure activities

On 22.12.2020, the Ministry of Education and Culture granted the City of Helsinki one m...

OmaStadi ideas will be developed together

The ideas will be shaped into voteable proposals during the period 12.1.–30.4.2021 on t...

Smart City development expanding to Malmi, Pasila, Malminkartano-Kannelmäki and Mellunmäki

Now the tried and tested methods used in the building of these innovational smart city ...

Mobile health service starts

The services offered by Symppis in Helsinki are available also as mobile servicesfrom t...