PROGRAM: COMPETENCE BUILDING AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
THURSDAY 15 NOVEMBER 2001:
Mr Henry Minde, University of Tromsø/ Forum Board
Mr Olav Kjørven, State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Mr Paul Weinberg, photographer, South Africa
Slides/Opening of exhibition
Problem Analysis and Experiences
Case: Southern Africa
Mrs Willemien le Roux, Working Group of Indigenous Minorities of Southern Africa (WIMSA), Author of “Torn Apart”, a report on the Educational Situation of San Children in Southern Africa.
Mr Kuela Kiema, Kuru Development Trust, Botswana
Mr Tomsen Nore, !Xun and Khwe Development Trust, South Africa
Case Southern Africa – Discussion
Case: Guatemala and Nicaragua
Mr Oscar Omier, Rama representative, Nicaragua
Mrs Elise Valkeapää, Sami Council (Samerådet)
Mrs Ann-Kristin Håkansson, Sami Council (Samerådet)
Case Guatemala and Nicaragua – Discussion
Mr Atle Sommerfeldt, Norwegian Church Aid: Why Competence Building, why Indigenous Peoples?
Information on the “Centre for Indigenous Rights” in Kautokeino (Kompetansesenteret for urfolksrettigheter)
Mrs Aili Keskitalo, Saami University College
FRIDAY 16 NOVEMBER:
International Cooperation and Indigenous Building
– Policies and Prospects
Case NUFU/NORAD: How can statefinanced programmes at university level reach indigenous peoples?
Mrs Sidsel Saugestad, Collaborative Programme for San (Basarwa) Research and Capacity Building
Mrs Onalenna Selolwane, University of Botswana/ Collaborative Programme for San (Basarwa) Research and Capacity Building (15 min)
Mrs Diala Lopez Lau, The URRACAN – Tromsø Programme; “Cultural Revitalisation and Marine Resources in the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua” (15 min)
Mrs Cristel Ruiz Bode, University of San Carlos, Guatemala/ Maya Competence Building
Mr Georges Midré, University of Tromsø/ Maya Competence Building
Case NGOs: Why Competence Building, why Indigenous Peoples?
Mrs Ragnhild Therese Nordvik Valverde, SAIH
Report from the World Conference against Racism in Durban, South Africa: “Indigenous souvereignity, in Sapmi and in the UN”, Mrs Ragnhild Enoksen, Journalist, Nordlys
A role for the Sami in Norwegian Policies and Strategies on Development Cooperation with Indigenous Peoples in the South?
Mrs Heidi Salmi, Sami Parliament
Mrs Ingunn Klepsvik, NORAD
Why Competence Building, why Indigenous Peoples and what kind of Projects?