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09/03/2020

FIIA Newsletter 2/2020

Director Mika Aaltola acknowledges FIIA's work during the pandemic. FIIA has released a record level of publications despite the exceptional circumstances. The Institute launches a new flagship event,......

08/25/2020

Samu-Ville Paukkunen begins at FIIA as Deputy Director

Counsellor for International Affairs Samu-Ville Paukkunen has begun at FIIA as Director of administration on Tuesday, 18th of August 2020. In addition, his tasks include acting as the Institute’s......

05/28/2020

This is how FIIA experts comment on Covid-19

Below is a summary of how FIIA researchers have been commenting on the coronavirus in the media (in English). Further down you can find our reading recommendations.In the mediaSenior Research Fellow......

05/08/2020

Find FIIA research on Covid-19 here

Since the beginning of the year FIIA researchers have been following the global implications of the coronavirus and as a result the institute have managed to produce already multiple in-house......

04/07/2020

FIIA Newsletter 1/2020

Director Mika Aaltola addresses how FIIA functions amidst the coronavirus pandemic. FIIA has already published several papers on COVID-19 and its implications. Under-Secretary of State Kai Sauer......

03/10/2020

Saila Heinikoski commented on EU's border policy and Covid-19

Senior Research Fellow Saila Heinikoski stated in an interview with the South China Morning Post (7 March) that despite the spread of the deadly disease, the EU could insist neither on nations closing......

01/24/2020

FIIA reinforces research on Finnish foreign policy

The Finnish Institute of International Affairs has launched an extensive research project on Finnish foreign and security policy, with the aim of strengthening the expertise and research in this......

01/22/2020

Kai Sauer elected to chair the FIIA Board

In its meeting on 22 January, the FIIA Board elected Under-Secretary of State Kai Sauer (Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland) as the Chair and Professor Anu Kantola (University of Helsinki) as the......

12/18/2019

FIIA Newsletter 4/2019

The Parliament has appointed new members to the FIIA Board. FIIA reinforces Finnish foreign policy research project. FIIA Director Mika Aaltola has appointed Mikael Wigell as programme director for......

12/13/2019

EUREN meeting hosted by FIIA on 13 December

The Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) hosted a meeting of the EU-Russia Expert Network on foreign policy (EUREN) in Helsinki on 13 December focusing on new security challenges and......

11/28/2019

Parliament appoints new members to the FIIA Board

The Parliament has appointed new members to the FIIA Board for the period 1 January 2020 - 31 December 2024.Salla Sammalkivi, EU Affairs Department, Prime Minister's OfficeKai Sauer, Under-Secretary......

11/25/2019

Appointments at FIIA Center on US Politics and Power

FIIA director Mika Aaltola has re-appointed Bart Gaens to the project director position of FIIA’s Center on US Politics and Power (CUSPP) until August 2020, when the position becomes open through an......