Ålands fredsinstitut
The Åland Islands Peace Institute

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AX-22100 Mariehamn, Åland, Finland
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September brought many interesting meetings and discussion opportunities to the Peace Institute.

Sveriges riksdags konstitutionsutskottSveriges riksdags svensk åländska vänförening3.9.2019
Susann SimolinThe Head of Information, held a presentation for employees at the Swedish Agency for Public Management.

Dan Ferna, City leader at the Åland Chamber of Commerce and Siavosh Derakhti, social entrepreneur and lecturer who has got many awards for his work against hate and conflicts and for tolerance, visited the Institute.


The Research Coordinator of the Peace Institute Petra Granholm presented the Åland Example to a group from Turku United Nations Association (TYKy) which is a non-profit, national and politically unaffiliated youth organization.

Members of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs of the Swedish Parliament met with Director Sia Spiliopoulou Åkermark.

The Peace Institute received a visit from Kin Yuen Ip, Legislative Councillor from Hong Kong, who is interested in the relations between autonomous regions and their states.

A visit to the Åland Islands by the EU Political and Security Committee included a presentation by Director Sia Spiliopoulou Åkermark about research on the Åland Example. Around 70 Ambassadors from the member states took part.

The Swedish Parliament´s association for friendship between Sweden and Åland discussed the Åland Example with Susann Simolin.