17 Feb 2020
Challenges and opportunities of the Arctic region: Launch of new scientific report

In collaboration with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, IIASA will present a major new scientific analysis of... More

08 Apr 2019 - 09 Apr 2019
The Northern Forum Meeting of Governors at the International Arctic Forum

The 2nd Northern Forum Governors' Meeting 'Sustainable Development of Northern Regions' was held within the framework of... More

31 Jan 2019
Update to AFI project funders in Helsinki, Finland

Lassi Heininen, Karen Everett, and Barbora Padrtova provided an update on the AFI project Analysis and Synthesis Report ... More

15 Nov 2018
Roundtable on Arctic security and sovereignty held at the Russian International Affairs Council

The Russian International Affairs Council is a non-profit academic and diplomatic think tank established by the Ministry... More

29 Oct 2018 - 02 Nov 2018

Graduate and undergraduate students from across the Arctic and the world convene in an experimental learning exercise, t... More

19 Oct 2018 - 21 Oct 2018
The Arctic Futures Initiative at the Sixth Arctic Circle Assembly

The Arctic Circle is the largest network of international dialogue and cooperation on the future of the Arctic. IIASA p... More

10 Oct 2018 - 11 Oct 2018
Canadian International Council - Saskatoon Branch

The Canadian International Council (CIC) is Canada’s foreign relations council. It is an independent, non-partisan mem... More

16 Sep 2018 - 19 Sep 2018
13th Arctic Parliamentary Conference

The first Parliamentary Conference concerning Arctic cooperation was held in Reykjavik, Iceland in 1993. One of the main... More

06 Sep 2018 - 07 Sep 2018
UArctic Congress side event "Women of the Arctic"

Building on ongoing academic efforts to better understand gender in the Arctic, “Women of the Arctic” seeks to carve... More

22 Aug 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
ECPR European Consortitum for Political Research

ECPR’s General Conference remains Europe's largest annual gathering of political scientists, often attracting more ... More

14 Nov 2017 - 16 Nov 2017
Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit Conference 2017

RISK Program invited to take part in panel discussions at Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit Conference. More

13 Oct 2017 - 15 Oct 2017
AFI at the Fifth Arctic Circle Assembly

The IIASA-led Arctic Futures Initiative at the Arctic Circle Assembly, 13-15 October 2017 in Reykjavik, Iceland More

19 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
IIASA Workshop at PEEX Conference

The 3rd Pan-Eurasian Experiment (PEEX) Science Conference & The 7th PEEX Meeting will be held in Moscow, Russia ... More

27 Aug 2017 - 29 Aug 2017
IIASA at the European Forum Alpbach 2017 and Alpbach-Laxenburg Group Retreat

In August, IIASA leadership and researchers joined global business leaders, investors, and academics in Alpbach, Austria... More

10 Aug 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
Peace Symposium

The "city of peace", the Finish town of Uusikaupunki has invited selected guests and researchers to contribute to the Pe... More

07 Jun 2017
The Arctic Futures Initiative Helsinki Roundtable co-organized by IIASA and Aleksanteri Institute

The Helsinki Roundtable took place in the beautiful Empire-style center of Helsinki, Finland hosted by the Aleksanteri I... More

27 Apr 2017
The former President of Iceland visits IIASA

Dr. Ólafur Ragnar Grimsson, the former President of Iceland and Professor Lassi Heininen, University of Lapland, Finlan... More

21 Jan 2017 - 27 Jan 2017
Arctic Frontiers Conference

The 11th Arctic Frontiers Conference (AFC) convened in Tromsø with the title "White Space - Blue Future". Arctic Fron... More

21 Nov 2016
The former Prime Minister of Finland visits IIASA

Minister Paavo Lipponen, the former Prime Minister of Finland will meet with IIASA Director General and CEO Professor Dr... More

07 Oct 2016 - 09 Oct 2016
Arctic Circle Assembly

Representatives from IIASA and the Arctic Futures Initiative took part in events and meetings as part of the annual Arct... More

05 Sep 2016
High-level Nordic seminar on the Arctic

IIASA and Arctic Futures Initiative Leadership in Helsinki attended a high-level Nordic seminar on the Arctic organize... More

17 May 2016 - 19 May 2016
Arctic Circle Greenland Forum

The Arctic Circle Greenland Forum is held in Nuuk, Greenland 17-19 May 2016 organized in cooperation with Naalakkersuisu... More

12 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016
AFI at the Arctic Science Summit Week and Arctic Observing Summit

The Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) is the annual gathering of the international organizations engaged in supporting a... More

11 Mar 2016 - 12 Mar 2016
Fletcher School Conference 2016

The Opening Arctic Conference 11-12 March 2016 included two events that took place at the Fletcher School of Law and Dip... More

29 Feb 2016
Wilson Center Polar Initiative Roundtable

The Wilson Center Polar Initiative is an awareness-raising project on Arctic and Antarctic issues focused at American au... More

08 Feb 2016 - 11 Feb 2016
AFI related events in connection to AAAS meeting

A IIASA delegation visited the United States to strengthen relationships with leading academics, the US Committee for II... More

24 Jan 2016 - 29 Jan 2016
Arctic Frontiers Conference

The Arctic is a global crossroad between commercial and environmental interests. The region holds substantial natural re... More

01 Dec 2015 - 03 Dec 2015
Workshop on Developing the Arctic Futures Initiative

As part of AFI’s planning phase, IIASA is hosting the Workshop on Developing the Arctic Futures Initiative from Decemb... More

16 Oct 2015 - 18 Oct 2015
The Arctic Circle Assembly

The Arctic Circle is an open assembly that takes place annually in mid-October in Reykjavík, Iceland, hosted by H.E. Ó... More

28 Sep 2015 - 30 Sep 2015
2015 Arctic Energy Summit

The 2015 Arctic Energy Summit “Security and Affordability for a Resilient North" is held at the Carlson Center in Fair... More

12 Sep 2015 - 16 Sep 2015
Arctic Council Working Groups Meetings

Four Arctic Council Working Groups Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), Conservation of Arctic Flora and F... More

10 Sep 2015 - 11 Sep 2015
Arctic Futures Initiative (AFI) – Second Extended Core Group Meeting with IIASA Experts

Global socio-economic and technological changes, such as increasing demand for economic growth and new energy resources,... More

08 Jun 2015 - 09 Jun 2015
Arctic Futures Initiative (AFI) – Extended Core Group Meeting with IIASA Experts

IIASA Arctic Futures Initiative (AFI) held an Extended Core Group Meeting including a consulting session with the IIASA ... More

23 Apr 2015 - 30 Apr 2015
The Arctic Science Summit Week 2015

The Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) is the annual gathering of international organizations engaged in supporting and f... More

18 Mar 2015 - 19 Mar 2015
Arctic Futures Initiative (AFI) - Advisory Board Meeting

IIASA Arctic Futures Initiative (AFI) has held its latest Advisory Board Meeting in Helsinki, Finland. More

11 Mar 2015 - 12 Mar 2015
The Economist Arctic Summit 2015

The annual Economist Arctic Summit was held this year in Oslo, Norway. Dropping oil prices, rising tensions with Russia ... More

24 Feb 2015 - 26 Feb 2015
ACCESS General Assembly 2015

Climate change is strongly impacting both marine and ecosystems and human activities in the Arctic, which in turn has im... More

24 Nov 2014 - 25 Nov 2014
Arctic Futures Initiative - Advisory Group Meeting

The second meeting for advising the planning phase of the AFI. The objective of the meeting is to draft an AFI strategy ... More

23 Jun 2014
Keynote lecture at Potsdam Summer School

IIASA Director General and CEO Prof. Dr. Pavel Kabat delivers a keynote lecture at the first Potsdam Summer School. He w... More

26 May 2014 - 28 May 2014
The Ny-Ålesund Symposium 2014

The Ny-Ålesund Symposium is an annual event that brings together international and national policy makers, researchers... More

19 May 2014 - 20 May 2014
Scenarios Workshop

As part of IIASA's new Arctic Futures Initiative, researchers will gather at IIASA for a workshop on scenarios on the fu... More

23 Apr 2014 - 25 Apr 2014

Arctic Council AMAP
Short-lived Climate Forcers Expert Group Meeting on Methane

Meeting of the Expert Group members to finalize a draft of the Technical Assessment Report intended for review by stakeh... More

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