The Finnish National Coalition Party has appointed Mika Aaltola, Director of the Finnish Institute of International Affairs, as a candidate in the 2024 European Parliament elections. Dr Aaltola will be on annual holiday when the campaign begins. He will apply for a leave of absence for the duration of the official candidacy.

In Dr Aaltola’s absence, Deputy Director Mikael Mattlin will assume the duties of the Director.

For more information, please contact:

Klaus Korhonen 
Chair, FIIA Board
+358 50 308 6846