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  • 19.6.2024|15:02

    New Study Explores the Role of Nuclear Deterrence in NATO

    A recent study conducted by the Finnish Institute of International Affairs and Tampere University examines the pivotal role of nuclear deterrence within NATO. The report provides an overview of the structure and trends of the international nuclear order, the basics of NATO's nuclear deterrence and its implementation, and decision-making related to the alliance's nuclear weapons policy. This thoroughly researched report offers a clear and accessible guide to understanding NATO as a nuclear alliance.

  • 3.11.2023|9:16

    Study: Discussion on status of English in Finland needs new direction

    A recent study coordinated by the University of Eastern Finland examines the status of English in three areas of Finnish society: public administration, higher education and the business sector. According to its findings, there are currently very few signs that Finland’s national languages – Finnish and Swedish – are becoming marginalised in Finland. While the public debate has focused on the idea that English threatens the position of the national languages in Finland, the study does not corroborate this observation.

  • 6.10.2023|9:36

    Report: Number of Finns in EU positions at risk of collapse – situation difficult to rectify through national measures alone

    Finland and the other Nordic countries risk becoming underrepresented among the official staff in EU institutions. Concerns were raised about the issue in a report published on 6 October comparing the measures taken by certain Member States to promote their citizens’ careers in the EU. According to the report, national efforts alone will not be enough to rectify the situation over the short or medium term.