The Finnish Institute of International Affairs / Mikael Wigell http://www.fiia.fi/en/98/mikael_wigell/ Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:39:31 +0300 Copyright 2014 The Finnish Institute of International Affairs en Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:39:31 +0300 In the Media: The woman from the rain forest can become Brazil's next president http://www.fiia.fi/en/news/2884/the_woman_from_the_rain_forest_can_become_brazil_s_next_president/ Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Mikael Wigell commented on the Brazilian presidential election on Svenska Yle on October 3rd. According to him, the presidential candidate Marina Silva is critical towards authoritarian regimes such as Cuba or Venezuela and would rather improve relations with the US and Europe. Silva doesn't want to support Russia in the same way as the incumbent president Dilma Rousseff has, Wigell said. Jessica Stolzmann http://www.fiia.fi/en/news/2884/the_woman_from_the_rain_forest_can_become_brazil_s_next_president/ Fri, 03 Oct 2014 11:32:00 +0300 In the Media: President Kirchner asked the Pope for help in the debt crisis http://www.fiia.fi/en/news/2877/president_kirchner_asked_the_pope_for_help_in_the_debt_crisis/ Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Mikael Wigell commented on the Argentine debt crisis in Turun Sanomat on September 29th. According to Wigell, the discussions of the Argentine president Cristina Kirchner and Pope Francis do not help controlling the debt crisis because the financial world is not based on sympathy. STT http://www.fiia.fi/en/news/2877/president_kirchner_asked_the_pope_for_help_in_the_debt_crisis/ Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:26:00 +0300 In the Media: Brazil rout shakes president's stool - rude insults by fans http://www.fiia.fi/en/news/2616/brazil_rout_shakes_president_s_stool_-_rude_insults_by_fans/ Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Mikael Wigell commented on the position of the Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff after the Brazilian football team's defeat in the World Cup semi-final. According to Wigell, the defeat does not do good for Rousseff's prospects in the October election, but she is still the favourite to win re-election, Wigell said. Anne Kauranen http://www.fiia.fi/en/news/2616/brazil_rout_shakes_president_s_stool_-_rude_insults_by_fans/ Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:53:00 +0300 Publication: Illicit trade flows: how to deal with the neglected economic and security threat http://www.fiia.fi/en/publication/405// Karl Lallerstedt & Mikael Wigell http://www.fiia.fi/en/publication/405// Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:06:00 +0200