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Wed 22.10.2014
at 15:00-17:30
The New Multipolar World - How to run it?
Speakers:

Parag Khanna, Senior Fellow, Singapore Institute of International Affairs

Srgjan Kerim, 62nd President of the UN Assembly

Chair: Alpo Rusi, Ambassador, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
University of Helsinki, Hall 12
Mon 28.4.2014
at 14:00-16:00
Responsibility to Protect: From principle to practice
Opening remarks:
Teija Tiilikainen, Director, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Keynote speaker:
Jennifer Welsh, Special Adviser for the Responsibility to Protect to the UN Secretary-General

Speakers:

Neil Buhne, Director, Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery (BCPR) Geneva Liaison Office, UNDP

Jani Leino, Legal Advisor, Finnish Red Cross

Chair: Katja Creutz, Senior Research Fellow, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs
The Auditorium of the Finnish Institute of International Affairs
Tue 10.12.2013
at 15:00-17:00
Libya in Transition: Opportunities, Challenges and Critical Gaps in International Assistance
Opening of the seminar: Teija Tiilikainen, Director, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Speakers:
Georg Charpentier, United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General and Resident & Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya

Antti Hartikainen, the Head of the EU Integrated Border Assistance Mission (EUBAM Libya)

Chair: Mika Aaltola, Programme Director, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs
Wanha Satama Conference Centre, Hall H
Mon 13.5.2013
at 10:00-12:30
Re-discovering UN Peacekeeping: Challenges, Trajectories and Prospects
Opening speech:
Erkki Tuomioja, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Finland

Keynote speech:
Lisa Buttenheim, Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP)

Comments:
Marcus Rantala, State Secretary, Ministry of Defence
Sanna Haapala, Former participant in UN and EU led crisis management operations

Chair:
Mika Aaltola, Programme Director, Finnish Institute of International Affairs
The Parliament Annex Auditorium
Wed 20.3.2013
at 15:00-18:00
Preventive, Responsive, and Effective? The Role of Mediation in Implementing the Responsibily to Protect
Yellow Hall of the Government Banquet Hall
Fri 9.11.2012
at 15:00-16:30
The Future on UN Engagement in Syria
Speaker: Robert Mood, Major General, Norway
Leading the Discussion:
Dr Mika Aaltola, Programme Director, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs
Dr Timo Behr, Research Fellow, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs
At the Finnish Institute of International Affairs
Fri 9.11.2012
at 09:00-12:30
Building Peace and Preventing Conflicts during Economic Turmoil
Helsinki City Hall
Fri 8.6.2012
at 09:00-11:00
Riossa ratkaisuihin - Kestävän kehityksen tulevaisuus
Tilaisuuden avaa: Juha Jokela, ohjelmajohtaja, Ulkopoliittinen instituutti
Puhujat:
Pekka Shemeikka, lähetystöneuvos, Ulkoasiainministeriö
Kimmo Sinivuori, kaupallinen neuvos, Ulkoasiainministeriö
Kommenttipuheenvuorot:
Tuuli Hietaniemi, kehityspoliittinen asiantuntija, Kehitysyhteistyön palvelukeskus
Antto Vihma, tutkija, Ulkopoliittinen instituutti
Puheenjohtaja: Marikki Stocchetti, tutkija, Ulkopoliittinen instituutti
Kansalaisinfo, Pikkuparlamentti
Thu 29.3.2012
at 09:00-11:00
EFPO: The EU’S Peace Mediation Capacities
Speakers:
Dr Antje Herrberg from the European Forum for International Mediation and Dialogue e.V.
(mediatEUr), Brussels,
Dr Luis Peral is a research fellow at the European Union Institute for Security Studies in Paris.
Chair:
Dr Tanja Tamminen, Researcher at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs in the European Union research programme
The Finnish Institute of International Affairs
Mon 5.3.2012
at 09:00-12:00
Global Networks of Mediation
William Zartman, Professor Emeritus, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
Kimmo Kiljunen, Special Representative of Foreign Minister for Regional Peace-Mediation Tasks
Antti Pentikäinen, Executive Director of Finn Church Aid
Mika Aaltola, Programme Director of the Research Programme on Global Security, Finnish Institute of International Affairs
Tuija Talvitie, Executive Director, Crisis Management Initiative
Andrew Marshall, Senior Advisor on Mediation, Crisis Management Initiative
Heli Kanerva, Special Representative for Mediation and UN Resolution 1325, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
Parliament Annex Auditorium (Pikkuparlamentti)
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