Human Rights and Justice in Times of Climate Change

The Institute of International Affairs and The Human Rights Institute at the University of Iceland and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs invite you to an open seminar on climate change and human rights in celebration of the Human Rights Day, Friday, December 10, in Veröld - the house of Vigdis between 12.00 -13:30.

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About Us

The role of the Institute of International Affairs (IIA) is to provide education, promote research, and carry out service projects in the field of international relations.

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Research Centres

The Centre for Small State Studes, the Centre for Arctic Studies and Höfði Reykjavík Peace Centre are all run under the auspices of the Institute of International Affairs at the University of Iceland.

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Höfði Reykjavík Peace Centre

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Centre for Small State Studies

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Centre for Arctic Studies

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Projects

The IIA aspires to serve both academic and professional needs and stimulate a general discussion on subjects relating to international affairs. To this end, the Institute plans and carries out a variety of different projects, conducts research on various subjects and hosts conferences, seminars, and lectures concerning international affairs. It offers various services to both the private and public sector.

Publications

Flexibility as Small State Strategy: Explaining Lithuania’s Adjustment Successes

Vytautas Kuokštis, Ramūnas Vilpišauskas, Algirdas Bieliūnas - Vilnius University

Project: NAS

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10 years on Reassessing the Stoltenberg Report

In this review, we revisit these thirteen proposals and ask: How important was the 2009 Stoltenberg Report for boosting Nordic foreign and security policy cooperation? What progress can we observe in the decade that has passed since the report was released?

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Chinese Chess in the Wild West: How Icelanders view the growing Iceland-China relationship

Jesse Hastings, Edward H. Huijbens, Gustav Pétursson and Jennifer Smith

2015

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Small State’s Use Of The Military In Foreign Policy: The Case Of Baltic States

Margarita Šešelgytė - Vilnius University

Presented at the conference: ‘Small States and the Changing Global Order: New Zealand Faces the Future’ at University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 3-4 June 2017

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Module 3: Small States Leadership in Foreign and Security Policy

The main aim of this module is to give a concentrated overview of the small states’ foreign and security policy characteristics while revealing the importance of the leadership component in it.

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Lilliputian Encounters with Gulliver: Sino-Icelandic Relations from 1995 to 2021

Report by Baldur Thorhallsson, Professor of Political Science, and Snæfríður Grímsdóttir, Adjunct in Chinese Studies, on Sino-Icelandic Relations from 1995-2021

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