Recent publications by the Finnish Institute on International Relations

Briefing Paper Climate Security: Strategy or Necessity for Finland? Emma Hakala http://www.fiia.fi/en/publication/642/climate_security/     The EU’s Security and Defence Policy: Will the new strategy bear fruit? Teija Tiilikainen http://www.fiia.fi/en/publication/643/the_eu_s_security_and_defence_policy/   Europe’s New Defence Agenda: Major hurdles still remain Tuomas Iso-Markku […]

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Latest publications from the Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Recent publications FIIA Analysis 6 Veera Laine, Toivo Martikainen, Katri Pynnöniemi & Sinikukka Saari: Zugzwang in slow motion? The implications of Russia’s system-level crisis, Freely available at: http://www.fiia.fi/en/publication/554/zugzwang_in_slow_motion/ FIIA Briefing Papers Kristi Raik, Niklas Helwig & Tuomas Iso-Markku: Crafting the EU […]

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Upcoming event China Research Days on “Awakening to China’s Dream: Domestic realities, global ramifications”, 22-23 October, Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Helsinki

China Research Days on “Awakening to China’s Dream: Domestic realities, global ramifications”, 22-23 October, Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Helsinki The 4th annual China Research Days will be organised on 22-23 October. The event will bring together keynote speakers from […]

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News from the Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)

Senior Research Fellow Jyrki Kallio has been awarded the J. A. Hollo Prize for the best non-fiction translation published in 2014. The book, Mestari Kongin keskuste­lut – kungfutselaisuuden ydinolemus (“The Discourses of Master Kong – The Essence of Confucianism”), comprises […]

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FIIA three research programmes, Spring 2014

Eurasian integration project The EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood and Russia Research Programme is conducting a research project aimed at analysing the current trends in and prospects of the Eurasian integra­tion. The project attempts to take into account the variety of views […]

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Publications from FIIA

FIIA Report Juha Jokela (ed.) Multi-speed Europe? Differentiated integration in the external relations of the European Union Differentiated integration is not a new phenomenon in European integration. It has taken various forms over a wide range of policy areas in the past. […]

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News from FIIA

A new three-year research programme period will begin in January 2014. While the programme structure will remain intact, stronger emphasis will be placed on the Nordic countries, the Arctic region, cyber issues and Russian internal dynamics. Programme period 2014-2016 Research […]

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Newest publications from FIIA

FIIA Briefing Papers Diarmuid Torney, European Climate Diplomacy: Building capacity for external action Climate change policy-making has traditionally been the remit of environment ministries, but foreign ministries can play a valuable role in climate diplomacy by signalling high-level political commitment, […]

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FIIA Publications

FIIA Briefing Papers Timo Behr, Tuomas Iso-Markku, The German Election: No vote for Europe?. The outcome of the German federal elections on September 22nd will have a significant impact on the management of the on-going eurozone crisis and set the […]

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Latest news from FIIA

The Center for US Politics and Power FIIA’s newly established Center for US Politics and Power (CUSPP) has launched an exchange programme. Programme Director Mika Aaltola is currently visiting the Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore […]

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Newest Publications from FIIA

Sean P. Roberts,  Russia as an international actor: The view from Europe and the US The hard-line approach taken by the Russian authorities following the December 2011 parliamentary election has led to growing consternation within the international community, while the […]

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Kultaranta talks with FIIA

Kultaranta talks on 16–17 June 2013 President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö hosted a debate on foreign and security policy at Kultaranta on 16–17 June 2013. The Kultaranta talks feature a wide-ranging discussion on the current and future state of […]

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FIIA Publications – Spring 2013

FIIA Briefing Papers Harri Mikkola & Juha Käpylä, Arctic economic potential: The need for a comprehensive and risk-aware understanding of Arctic dynamics The melting of the Arctic is expected to offer prospects for maritime transport and hydrocarbon exploitation that could potentially create an […]

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FIIA granted significant fundings for research

1. Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation has granted significant funding for FIIA’s US-related research for 2013–2016. With a sum of 1.2 million euros FIIA will strengthen its research on US global role and its expertise on US domestic and foreign […]

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TEPSA Member institutes among the TOP Think Tanks!

We are proud to announce that according to the surveys conducted by the University of Pennsylvania, TEPSA Member institutes are among the best worldwide think tanks! Congratulations!!! Extracts from the 2012 Global GoTo Think Tank Report: Top 100 Think Tanks Worldwide (non-US) 17. […]

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FIIA’s Publications, December 2012

Finnish Journal of Foreign Affairs The latest issue of the Finnish Journal of Foreign Affairs (Ulkopolitiikka-lehti), published in early December, focused on the nature of money and the future of the current monetary system. In profile interview, the journal discussed […]

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Developments in the FIIA, autumn 2012

Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Song Tao visited FIIA Dr. Song Tao, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of People’s Republic of China, participated in a high-level academic seminar at FIIA on 29 October. Vice Minister’s talk on EU-China relations was […]

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FIIA Concluding projects, October 2012

The final report of the “Finnish Perspectives to the European Security Market” research project will be published on 15 October. The report analyses changes in the European defence and security market. The project was led by FIIA, implemented as a […]

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FIIA Research Projects

FIIA’s peace mediation project has focused on the EU’s peace mediation capacities during the past few months. FIIA will publish a report on the EU’s peace mediation capacities, edited by Tanja Tamminen, in Brussels in November. In conjunction with Ahtisaari […]

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FIIA latest publications, October 2012

The Finnish Journal of Foreign Affairs The latest issue of the Finnish Journal of Foreign Affairs (Ulkopolitiikka-lehti) was published in mid-September. The issue takes a critical look at the (lack of) leadership in today’s world politics, analyses whether the US […]

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Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) News

The history of the FIIA published Emeritus Professor Osmo Apunen has authored the history of the Finnish Institute of International Affairs. The book is entitled “Silmän politiikkaa: Ulkopoliittinen instituutti 1961-2006“. It outlines the history of the Institute as well as […]

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