Presentation on theme: "Demographic challenges in Hedmark and Dalarna. Two similar counties divided by a border Similar geography, population, challenges Appointed as a Border."— Presentation transcript:
Demographic challenges in Hedmark and Dalarna
Two similar counties divided by a border Similar geography, population, challenges Appointed as a Border Committee in May 2012
Both Hedmark and Dalarna are facing challenges regarding the demographic changes Few children are born People live longer, are healthier longer and often live/stay in their houses instead of moving to apartments
Handbook on demographic challenges in the Nordic countries The vulnerable municipalities Hedmark: Folldal, Åmot, Stor-Elvdal, Rendalen, Engerdal and Trysil Dalarna: Smedjebacken, Säter, Vansbro, Älvdalen och Malung-Sälen
Activities in the project Establish the project among the municipalities Mapping relevant facts and add conclusions Seminars – Demographic laboratory Demographic handbook of good practice examples
The Start seminar in Sälen, Sweden on April 17, 2013 Participants from the municipalities of Hedmark and Dalarna in the project
Results – so far? How can results be developed after the end of the project? Long term effects?
What have been the main challenges or obstacles in the project? What have your organization learnt from it?
What have the cooperation between the project partners brought to the project? What are the most positive aspects of cooperation with one or more organisations/ authorities in other Nordic countries?
What experiences from the project do you want to share with other regions, municipalities and organisations both in your own country and in the other Nordic countries? Have there been any new contacts established thanks to the project?
The added value of cooperating with other Nordic countries
Mjösa in Hedmark – or Siljan in Dalarna? Thank you - we are looking forward to continuing working with the demographic challenges in Hedmark and Dalarna!