Harkoma, Assi

Assi-web-190px.jpgResearcher (Arctic Centre), B.Soc.Sc.
Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law 

Tel. +358 (0) 404844159
E-mail: assi.harkoma(at)ulapland.fi
room 61-12, Arctic Centre

Research interests

  • Human rights issues;
  • Minority and indigenous rights and issues, particularly Sámi Rights
  • Group rights and individual rights;
  • Participatory approaches, deliberative democracy and community involvement;
  • Environmental decision-making processes, particularly environmental mediation;
  • Constructivism, particularly constructivist norm research


  • Would you like to taste environmental conflict? –project (Kone foundation 2015)
  • Testing improvement processes of Finnish environmental impact assessment and the modes for application in Arctic Regions of Finland and Russia (Tekes 2013-2014)
  • Sustainable Mining, local communities and environmental regulation in Kolarctic area (SUMILCERE) (Kolarctic ENPI CBC 2013-2014)
  • Comparing Arctic Law and Governance in China and Finland (Tekes 2014)