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09/26/2019

FIIA Newsletter 3/2019

The FIIA Board has appointed Mika Aaltola as the director of FIIA for the next five-year term. MP Mikko Savola will chair FIIA Advisory Council. Research project on strategic deterrence concludes with......

09/23/2019

Finnish defence policy: One American's perspective

Leo Michel's article "Finnish defence policy: One AmerLeo Michel's article "Finnish defence policy: One American's perspective" was published in the Maanpuolustus magazine 19 September.Michel was a......

09/19/2019

MP Mikko Savola to chair FIIA Advisory Council

FIIA Advisory Council, appointed by the Chancellery Commission of the Parliament, convened in its current composition for the first time on 19 September. The Council selected MP Mikko Savola to......

09/17/2019

Matti Pesu's doctoral thesis published

Tampere University published Research Fellow Matti Pesu's doctoral thesis "Introducing Ideational Foreign Policy Analysis : Explorations on the Underlying Ideas of Finnish Foreign Policy"."This......

09/13/2019

Charly Salonius-Pasternak referred to in News Now Finland

FIIA's Senior Research Fellow Charly Salonius-Pasternak's comments related to president Putin's visit to Helsinki in August were referred to in an article by News Now Finland 12.9.Salonius-Pasternak......

09/12/2019

FIIA seeks a Research Programme Director

The Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) is seeking a Research Programme Director for the period of 1.1.2020-31.12.2024 to its Global Security Research Programme. Successful performance......

08/20/2019

The West: Divided in Freedom and Fear?

A peer-reviewed book chapter entitled "The West: Divided in Freedom and Fear?" by Research Fellow Ville Sinkkonen and Henri Vogt was published in an edited volume by Palgrave Macmillan.The book......

08/19/2019

Toni Alaranta's peer-reviewed article published

A peer-reviewed article by Senior Research Fellow Toni Alaranta entitled “Russia and the Idea of Eurasia in Turkey's Strategic Culture Paradigms” was published in an edited book on Strategic......

07/10/2019

Ryhor Nizhnikau's article on Moldova published

Senior Research Fellow Ryhor Nizhnikau's article "Moldova Has a New Government, But its Political Crisis is Far from Over" was published 10.7. by the Globe Post.Link to the article....

07/02/2019

Stratfor referred to Mika Aaltola's FIIA Briefing Paper

Programme Director Mika Aaltola's recent FIIA Briefing Paper was referred to in an article on espionage and LinkedIn by Stratfor 2.7. Link to the article.Aaltola's publication "Geostrategically......

06/19/2019

FIIA Newsletter 2/2019

FIIA took part in organising Kultaranta Talks, TEPSA 2019 Finnish Pre-Presidency Conference and a MSC roundtable on Arctic security. FIIA also co-published a report on the 2009 Stoltenberg report with......

06/04/2019

Ville Sinkkonen co-authored peer-reviewed article

Research Fellow Ville Sinkkonen has co-authored a peer-reviewed article entitled: "Connected in freedom? Reconstructing a foundational value in EU and US foreign policy discourses". The article was......

05/23/2019

Marco Siddi interviewed by The Times

FIIA's Senior Research Fellow Marco Siddi was interviewed to an article entitled "Salvini leads populist gang towards a European shake-up" by The Times (18.5).Link to the article, available for......

05/16/2019

Report from Roundtable on Arctic Security available

On May 7, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) organised in cooperation with the Munich Security Conference (MSC) a roundtable on Arctic Security in Helsinki. Topics such as......

05/03/2019

Marco Siddi quoted in CNN's article on natural gas

FIIA's Senior Research Fellow Marco Siddi was quoted by CNN Business (2.5) in their article on natural gas and transatlantic trade relations. Link to the article....

04/26/2019

Why Finland feels more secure outside NATO

Senior Research Fellow Charly Salonius-Pasternak was interviewed by LRT.lt (24.4) on Finland's security strategies outside and alongside NATO.Link to the article....

04/23/2019

Moshes interviewed by AP on Ukraine's newly elected president

FIIA's Programme Director Arkady Moshes was interviewed to an article by the Associated Press (22.4) on Ukraine's newly elected president Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Moshes stated that Kremlin may try to......

04/18/2019

FIIA is now seeking researchers

The Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) is now seeking researchers for the programme period of 1.1.2020-31.12.2022 to all research programmes.Applications are welcome from researchers in......

04/08/2019

Toni Alaranta's analysis on Turkey's local elections

Senior Research Fellow Toni Alaranta's analysis on Turkey's local elections entitled "Turkey’s local elections – new opposition and the AKP’s ambivalence to the popular will" was published in......

04/02/2019

FIIA Newsletter 1/2019

FIIA is taking part in new research projects on sanctions and space and has launched its own research project on terrorism. FIIA is in the process of recruiting a new director, programme directors and......