Traditional Sami knowledge

84) With respect to taking into account traditional Sámi knowledge on biodiversity, efforts to examine the conditions for ratifying the ILO's Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention will be continued in accordance with the objective included in the Government Programme, bringing to a conclusion negotiations on a Nordic Convention on the Sámi. The implementation of measures presented in the final report of the Article 8(j) working group will continue. For justified reasons, these measures will be revised and completed in the new Article 8(j) working group, and proposals for measures will be submitted to the monitoring working group for approval.

Responsible institutions: Ministry of Justice, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Education and Culture, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Ministry of the Environment, the Sámi Parliament

Schedule: 2013–2015




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