Filip Holiencin

Researcher, Northern Institute for Minority and Environmental Law/AC, University of Lapland

Master of Laws
email: filip.holiencin(at)
phone: +358-40-484-4277

Research interests

  • demilitarization and neutralization of Svalbard and Åland Islands
  • international law
  • minority and indigenous rights and issues

Research projects

  • "Demilitarization in an increasingly militarized world. International perspectives in a multilevel regulatory framework – the case of the Åland Islands" (The Åland Islands Peace Institute and Arctic Centre, 2015-17, researcher)
  • "Human Security as a promotional tool for a societal security in the Arctic: Addressing Multiple Vulnerability to its Population with Specific Reference to the Barents Region" (Arctic Centre, 2015, intern)


Photo: Magnús Elvar Jónsson