The 2015 Forum Conference will be arranged as a round table conference in Copenhagen October 8th – 9th 2015, for invited participants only.
IWGIA (International Work Group on Indigenous Affairs) in Copenhagen will host the conference.
We look forward to the conference and to the further cooperation with IWGIA.
More information about the conference can be found on IWGIA’s pages.
Registration is now open!
Indigenous Peoples & Sustainable Development Goals
Forum Conference 2015 – June 8,9 -Tromsø, Norway
After 2015, the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDG) will be followed by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). How well will Indigenous people be represented amongst the 17 goals?
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June 8-9, 2015
UiT – The Arctic University of Norway – Tromsø, Norway
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Outside, silent pine forest gently sways in the wind. Inside, warmth from smiles, people and films, north and south. Last week the horizon has welcomed the sun, opening the skies to a prism of colors. Inspiration from the deep night to the light.
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How does Sami international solidarity looks like? This was the central issue discussed at the workshop held last week by the Forum of Development and Cooperation for Indigenous Peoples, hosted at the Center for Northern Peoples in Manndalen, in Northern Norway. Here is a short about what was discussed.
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‘We need to be bold’ she says, ‘and ask ourselves if we are doing nothing but the best to protect biodiversity in the Arctic’. Standing tall, albeit small, Aile Javo from the Saami Council carries on; ‘Are we doing all we can, are we doing the right work with the Arctic Council?’
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Photo: Senter for nordlige folk
Hvordan ser samisk internasjonal solidaritet ut? Hva innebærer det og hvordan kan det gjøres? I flere tiår har det samiske samfunnet vært en del av et internasjonalt fellesskap av urfolk. Både på det politiske, kulturelle og det religiøse området har den internasjonale dimensjonen vært viktig. På dette verkstedet inviterer vi aktører fra ulike sider av det samiske samfunnet til refleksjon og erfaringsutveksling om samisk internasjonal solidaritet. Samtalen heller enn foredraget står i sentrum.
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How does Sami international solidarity looks like? What is it and how can it be done? For decades the Sami community has been part of the international community of Indigenous Peoples. The international dimension has been essential in the advancement of all three side; political, cultural and spiritual development.
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Current business development is filled with catchy words such as ‘sustainability’ and ‘corporate social responsibility’ (CSR). There is accumulating awareness about how businesses should have some form of ethical and social responsibility. Businesses have, at the least, the financial and political power to do so. However, the fundamental purpose of most businesses is a linear construction towards profit, so what are the obligations of businesses, especially when it comes to Indigenous Peoples?
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