Region Dalarna’s activities encompass 12 strategic areas.
Economic growth, trade & industry
In cooperation with other stakeholders, Region Dalarna seeks to stimulate economic progress and growth. The overall goal is to provide individual businesses with the best possibilities for future expansion and to increase the county’s competitiveness.
Dalarna is Sweden’s third biggest tourism area with northern Europe’s largest winter destination. Region Dalarna cooperates with various stakeholders in order to advance the county’s tourism industry and to promote Dalarna as a unique and competitive destination.
Tourism in Dalarna.
Infrastructure & communications
An efficient infrastructure is of utmost importance for the region – especially when considering Dalarna’s large export industry and the high number of tourists visiting every year. Region Dalarna is responsible for the regional planning of roads, railway lines, flight connections and public transport.
Education & labour supply
Dalarna’s future depends on how well trade and industry, businesses, municipalities and the County Council can cover their demand for a qualified workforce. Region Dalarna provides support for meeting those challenges the labour market will have to face during the coming years.
Energy & environment
Issues concerning the energy supply are of great importance for Dalarna with regard to its energy-consuming industrial processes and its dependence on transportation. Region Dalarna is in strategic collaboration with other stakeholders in order to ensure an efficient use of energy as well as a healthy environment.
The Dala-Strategy, the regional development programme, is a strategy for guiding and managing the work for Dalarna’s future development.
Region Dalarna decides on the allocation of government subsidies for regional development projects. The goal of supporting various projects is to contribute – together with other stakeholders – to an advancing business community in Dalarna.
It is Region Dalarna’s task to help Dalarna become an attractive region and co-operation partner as well as to stimulate an international exchange of knowledge regarding important developmental issues.
Young in Dalarna
Dalarna needs you! Region Dalarna has several interesting initiatives for young people in the region. A wide range of work with projects in different areas.
Region Dalarna’s mission in the social sphere is to assist the municipalities and the County Council with political governance in order to establish supportive structures and strategies for welfare issues.
Secondary school admission
This unit is responsible for the admission of students to secondary schools in Dalarna and Hälsingland as well as to qualified vocational trainings in several municipalities.
On behalf of municipalities and external customers, AV-Media purchases and rents out visual and acoustic educational material. AV-Media can even provide assistance with the production of CDs and DVDs or the conversion of different media formats.