9 11, 2017

Human Rights and the Arctic

On 29th of September a group of researchers, activists and interested audience gathered to the House of Estates in Helsinki, Finland. Their agenda was to discuss and hear from the specialists about human rights and […]

27 07, 2016

Public Statement from International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies

International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies has made a public statement on Monday, July 25th, 2016, concerning the situation of Turkish academics following the attempted military coup on July 15.

Members of the H.R. Network’s Executive Committee state their […]

14 04, 2016

The Council of Finnish Academies reviews its international activities in the framework of scientific organisations

I have recently started as the Project Manager for an assessment project of the international activities of the Council of Finnish Academies. Most of the Council’s activities are international; the focus in this project is […]

9 03, 2015

Science Diplomacy for the common good

On March 3rd, the Council of Finnish Academies organized a seminar on Science Diplomacy and the Arctic. The purpose of the seminar was to introduce the concept of ‘science diplomacy’ to Finnish academic and foreign […]

9 03, 2015

Science Diplomacy: selected literature

Science diplomacy can be defined as the use of international science-policy collaborations to address common challenges. As such, it is a tool to build bridges between nations and to achieve shared benefits. Many of today’s global […]