From now onwards, better chance for English-speakers to get by in Helsinki

Helsinki is becoming considerably more international and diverse, as about two-thirds of those relocating to the city currently come from places beyond Finland’s borders. In order to sustain the vitality of industry and commerce in Helsinki, the region must be able to attract a substantial amount of additional international skill from abroad. To be able to meet these needs, Helsinki will improve its English-language services by 2021, entailing all its divisions. The improvements will be felt especially in the City’s digital services and in its customer service.

Come and listen how cities solve global problems

The international Helsinki Impact Conference is arranged at Helsinki Music Centre on 9-10 October. At the Conference, answers are sought to questions on how cities can work together with increased efficiency as solvers of global problems and uniters of the European community.

Come and listen how cities solve global problems

The international Helsinki Impact Conference is arranged at Helsinki Music Centre on 9-10 October. At the Conference, answers are sought to questions on how cities can work together with increased efficiency as solvers of global problems and uniters of the European community.

Smart technology to be employed in the management of the use of popular recreation areas in Helsinki

Several Helsinki areas are being monitored with the aim to coordinate recreational, tourism and natural values. Residents and visitors appreciate the peace of the recreation areas, but they also find that there is a lack of services.

Smart technology to be employed in the management of the use of popular recreation areas in Helsinki

Several Helsinki areas are being monitored with the aim to coordinate recreational, tourism and natural values. Residents and visitors appreciate the peace of the recreation areas, but they also find that there is a lack of services. The Urban Eco Islands project exploits smart solutions, e.g. aerial drone images, to monitor and manage recreational use in order to preserve the natural values.

Digitalization builds better Helsinki

“Our purpose with digitalization is to build a better, increasingly functional city,” asserts Mikko Rusama, Chief Digital Officer at the City of Helsinki, in the new edition of Helsinki’s resident publication Helsinki-lehti.