Research

Research programmes

Projects

Finland and the Tightening Competition in Global Politics

Finland and the Tightening Competition in Global Politics

FIIA is conducting a research project entitled ‘Finland and the Tightening Competition in Global Politics’. The project is part of the implementation of the Government Plan for Analysis, Assessment and Research activities and will last until the end of 2018. The project analyses critical global and regional trends that may affect Finland’s international position in the near future.The research project is divided into three thematical but still interlinked sections: a) global political setting b) regional political setting (incl. the EU and Russia) c) Finland and its close neighborhood.Every...
Finnish Foreign Policy

Finnish Foreign Policy

The Finnish Foreign Policy project seeks to support foreign policy research in Finland and to arouse international interest in the topic. An online archive of Finnish foreign policy is at the heart of the project. The archive, which consists of speeches and key foreign policy documents, was launched in March 2012 (www.eilen.fi). Another function of the project is to build a network of interested researchers by organising research seminars on Finnish foreign policy. Ultimately, the aim of the project is to stimulate publications in the field.

A Stronger North? Developing Nordic cooperation on foreign and security policy

FIIA has launched a one-year research project entitled: A Stronger North? – Developing Nordic cooperation on foreign and security policy. The project is part of the implementation ofthe Finnish Government Plan for Analysis, Assessment and Research activities for 2017. The project examines possibilities for deepening Nordic cooperation in the field of foreign and security policy and it will draw conclusions and make policy recommendations for the Finnish government. The project's findings will be published in FIIA Report format and the summary of key findings will be delivered to the Prime...