Leena Heinämäki

University Researcher

Field of science


  • international human rights law, international environmental law, indigenous peoples

Research interests

Indigenous peoples’ rights, including Sámi people’s rights in Finland. International human rights and environmental law as it applies to indigenous peoples. Heinämäki has a special interest in the Arctic legal co-operation, and she acts as a vice-leader of the University of the Arctic Thematic Network on Arctic Law.

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