Monday Apr 28 2014 13:00 - 17:00

International Law of Indigenous Peoples

Seminar in the lecture series The Sami Cociety in the Past and Present.

International Law of Indigenous Peoples : ILO Convention No. 169 and the Nordic Sami Convention.

Open lectures and free admission. In Swedish and Norwegian. Social Studies Building, Lecture Hall A, Umeå University.

Moderator: Patrick Lantto, Vaartoe / Centre for Sami Research (CeSam)

13:00  Welcome.
Patrik Lantto, Vaartoe / CeSam, Umeå University and Ellacarin Blind, the Swedish Sami Association (SSR).

13:10  Sami and international law.
Peter Nobel, J.D.h.c., former Equality Ombudsman, Secretary General of the Swedish Red Cross and expert in the United Nations’ Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

13:40  Consultation between the Sami Parliament and Norwegian authorities.
Else Grete Broderstad, union leader, Centre for Sami Studies, UIT Norwegian Arctic University.

14:10  Break.

14:20  ILO 169.
An interesting historical legal document with no relevance for Sami rights today. Mattias Åhrén, Faculty of Law, UIT Norwegian Arctic University.

14:50  Sámi Parliament and the Sami rights.
Ol-Johan Sikku, Vice Chairman, Sami Parliament.

15:10  Coffee break.

15:30  Panel Discussion.
Peter Nobel, Else Grete Broderstad, Mattias Åhrén and Ol-Johan Sikku.

16:45  Wrap-up.
Patrik Lantto, Vaartoe / CeSam and Ellacarin Blind, SSR.


Monday Apr 28 2014 13:00 - 17:00 Umeå University, Social Science Building

Organizer: SSR and CeSam
Part of a project: The Sami society in the past and present
Ellacarin Blind
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+46 70 362 04 78

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