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04/25/2022

Kristiina Silvan earns her doctorate with distinction

FIIA Postdoctoral Fellow Kristiina Silvan's doctoral dissertation was approved by the University of Helsinki Faculty of Social Sciences and received the highest grade “pass with distinction"......

03/11/2022

FIIA Newsletter 1/2022

Several of FIIA researchers have taken part in public discussions both in Finland and abroad concerning Russia's increased aggression towards Ukraine, providing background analysis and forward-looking......

02/17/2022

Article on free movement in the Nordic countries published

An article titled "The Erosion of Borderless Norden? Practices and Discourses on Nordic Border Restrictions in Finland and Sweden during the Covid-19 Pandemic" by FIIA Senior Research Fellow Saila......

12/16/2021

FIIA Newsletter 4/2021

New members at FIIA Board. FIIA will conduct a study on Finland’s support efforts in Afghanistan for the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Finnish Parliament....

12/13/2021

Two open researcher positions at FIIA

FIIA is recruiting a Senior Research Fellow/Research Professor in its Global Security research programme, and a Research Fellow in its European Union research programme....

12/01/2021

Veera Laine’s article on nationalism in Russia published

An article authored by Postdoctoral Fellow Veera Laine titled: “Biggest Nationalist in the Country”: Self-Descriptive Uses of “Nationalist” in Contemporary Russia has been published. The......

11/12/2021

New Board members

In the plenary session of the Parliament on 12 November, 2021, the following MPs were appointed as members of FIIA’s Board for the term 1.1.2022-31.12.2026: Mr Ville Kaunisto (The National Coalition......

09/22/2021

FIIA FORUM 2021 celebrates 60 years of FIIA

The FIIA Forum 2021 celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Finnish Institute of International Affairs. This year, the FIIA Forum is dedicated to Finnish Foreign Policy and Nordic cooperation in......

09/17/2021

FIIA Newsletter 3/2021

FIIA celebrates its 60th anniversary at its flagship event, the FIIA Forum 2021. Mark N. Katz new chairperson of SAC. Finnish Journal of Foreign Affairs celebrates its 60th anniversary with a special......

09/01/2021

Mark N. Katz New Chairperson of SAC

In its annual meeting of 2021, held on Teams on 31 August, FIIA’s Scientific Advisory Council elected Mark N. Katz as its new Chairperson for the term 2021-2023....

08/18/2021

Katja Creutz’s article published

FIIA Leading Researcher Katja Creutz’s article “Nordic Experiences in the UN Human Rights Council: A Tour d’Horizon of 2019 with Iceland and Denmark” has been published in the Nordic Journal......

07/05/2021

New Chaillot Paper by Katariina Mustasilta published

A new Chaillot Paper titled "The future of conflict prevention: Preparing for a hotter, increasingly digital and fragmented 2030" written by FIIA Postdoctoral Fellow Katariina Mustasilta was......

06/14/2021

FIIA Newsletter 2/2021

FIIA celebrates its 60th anniversary. Geo-economic risk will be discussed in an upcoming webinar. FIIA takes part in Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit 2021....

05/20/2021

FIIA celebrates its 60th anniversary

This year the Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) celebrates a double anniversary. The Institute was established by the Parliament of Finland in its centennial plenum in June 2006. From......

04/07/2021

New article by Elina Sinkkonen published in Democratization

The article “Dynamic dictators: improving the research agenda on autocratization and authoritarian resilience”, written by FIIA Senior Research Fellow Elina Sinkkonen has been published in the......

03/25/2021

Statement by European Research Institute Directors

On Monday, 22 March 2021, the Chinese Foreign Ministry imposed sanctions on ten individuals and four institutions in Europe in retaliation at EU sanctions.The March 21st EU Sanctions were aimed at......

03/15/2021

FIIA Newsletter 1/2021

FIIA turns 60. Ban Ki-moon and Federica Mogherini are keynote speakers in upcoming webinars. FIIA hosted a discussion with Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya. ...