Past projects at the Erik Castrén Institute

Universal Jurisdiction: Scope and Application
Researcher Magdalena Kmak
Funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

Human Rights and Crisis Management in the context of ESDP operations
Researcher Nina Nordberg

Computer Network Attacks and the Law of Armed Conflict
Researcher Piia Palojärvi

Legality of Kosovo Declaration of Independence in International Law
Researcher Magdalena Kmak
Funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

Corporations and Human Rights
Researcher Merja Pentikäinen

Legal Implications of NATO Membership
Researcher Juha Rainne
Report commissioned by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

The Politics of Responsibility to Protect
Researcher Pekka Niemelä

Mainstreaming Human Rights in the Context of European Security and Defence Policy
Researcher Tiina Pajuste

Judges Online: Capacity building for the Judiciary through e-learning

Realizing Justice on the Spot – The Role of Hybrid Courts and Tribunals in Post-Conflict Societies
Researcher Taru Kuosmanen

Transnational Privatised Security and the International Protection of Human Rights
Researcher Katja Creutz

International Post-Conflict Situations: New Challenges for Co-Operative Governance
Researchers Outi Korhonen, Jutta Gras and Katja Creutz

The Human Rights-Based Approach to Development
Researcher Samuli Seppänen
Project commissioned by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

Commercial Legal Disputes in the People's Republic of China
Researcher Samuli Seppänen
Project commissioned by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

WTO Dispute Settlement
Researcher Martin Björklund

Fragmentation of International Law
Researchers Martti Koskenniemi, Anja Lindroos and study group

Human Rights and Cultural Diversity
Researchers Eyassu Gayim, Miko Lempinen, Päivi Leino-Sandberg
Funded by the Academy of Finland

Good Governance in International Law
Researcher Samuli Seppänen

Rajavaltion toimivalta puuttua ydinjätteen kuljettamiseen itämerellä (Coastal States' Jurisdiction to Control Transportation of Nuclear Waste on the Baltic Sea)
Researcher Katja Keinänen
Study commissioned by the Finnish Ministry of Trade and Industry

Trade, Environment, and International Intellectual Property Rights
Researchers Kati Kulovesi, Sanna Koponen, Petra Hagelstam, Martin Björklund, Tapio Määttä
Director Outi Korhonen

Euroopan Unionin pakotepolitiikka (EU sanctions)
Researcher Martin Björklund
Commissioned by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

Realizing the Global Compact
Researcher Viljam Engström

International Governance in Post-Conflict Situations
Researchers Outi Korhonen & Jutta Gras
Commissioned by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

Monitoring the Convention on the Rights of the Child
Researchers Jutta Gras
Commissioned by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, human rights unit

Strengthening the Integration of International Legislation in Lao PDR
Consultancy mission by Juhani Kortteinen

The Concept of Law: translation into Finnish
Outi Korhonen
Funded by the Finnish Cultural Foundation

Kosovo Human Rights Education
Pilot training session for human rights in Kosovo

Voimankäytön oikeuttaminen (Legitimacy of the Use of Force)
Researchers Miia Aro, Jarna Petman
Commissioned by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

European Citizenship
Researcher Jutta Pomoell
Commissioned by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

The EU and Human Rights Monitoring
Researcher Jutta Gras
Commissioned by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

The Right to Development
Researcher Anja Lindroos
Commissioned by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

Aspects of the Human Rights of Women
Researcher Merja Pentikäinen