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Sami presented the majority of the historic truth and reconciliation commission – read the main points of the Thursday release of the show

the Presentation of the saami, the truth and reconciliation commission with a view to setting in Finland has been published.

the state of Finland, the sámi Parliament and the Skolt village meeting, negotiations were started between the saami and the state, between the truth and reconciliation process in February. Since then the parties have worked with the commission's mandate to draft a couple.

the Mandate has now been published and the next step is, that the sámi Parliament and the Skolt village meeting to accept it. After the approval of the may start truth and reconciliation commission the designation process.

Yle has compiled a presentation of the main content of this article. The full mandate of the presentation is available on the sámi Parliament website (go to another service).

main objectives: to identify events and suggest improvements

on Thursday published the draft of the sámi and the state, between the truth and reconciliation process, the aim is to identify and evaluate the discrimination to which the saami have experienced, as well as the history that still face today's Finland.

the Purpose is to determine, inter alia, the Finnish state assimilation policy and other sami rights violations as well as find out how these affect to the sami people and their community currently. The commission will make this information visible.

the Commission shall seek to take into account sami rights affecting key factors, such as climate change.

the work of the Commission will disassemble and help you deal with trauma, which the saami as a people, as individuals, the applicants ylisukupolvinen in. This sami will get the sámi language and culture-based psycho-social support.

Ville-Riiko Fofonoff / Yle

the work of the Commission, the aim is also to strengthen the sámi and sámi culture of knowledge among the majority population and thus create conditions for the population ratio of the positive development. The commission should also suggest how connections can be improved as well as the sámi and the Finnish state between that of the sami people.

it is Intended that the truth and reconciliation process as a result of the state of Finland bears the responsibility and confirm together with the sámi Parliament, Skolt village assembly and the other of the sámi with the sámi rights in Finland.

the Purpose is to achieve trust-based interaction, which supports the sámi to maintain and develop their own language, culture and traditional livelihoods, which core is connected to earth and water.

Taking into consideration that the saami people in four countries, and that a similar truth and reconciliation process is underway or planned also in Norway and Sweden, the work of the commission is to be taken into account also in a nordic perspective and to build connections with other nordic projects.

Five commissioners, the secretary-general and possibly other working groups

Sami presented a majority in five of the truth and reconciliation commission. The five commissioners of two selected states of the council of the show, two of the sámi Parliament on the draft and one of the Skolt village meeting presentation.

the name of the Commission in regard to equal treatment, the Finnish sámi three language groups and to take account also of gender equality.

the Truth and reconciliation commission, the members should enjoy the broad confidence of the sámi and the Finnish society. Commission members must have specific knowledge of the sámi conditions, language and culture. Members are independent, and do not represent anyone, which is their commission either submitted or chosen.

Ville-Riiko Fofonoff / Yle

the Commission can direct its activities and organise themselves as they see fit and based on, for example, working groups or chambers in order to meet its objectives. The commission chooses for himself also the secretary-general and any other secretariat members.

the Various authorities hope to cooperate with the commission and to assist it in carrying out its tasks the commission so requests. The commission may obtain information and other cooperation, for example with universities.

the Commission shall set in the end, the state council, in close cooperation with the sámi Parliament and the Skolt village assembly.

observatory of the support of a process

the Truth and reconciliation process, supported by the parliamentary observatory.

Observatory should be represented as the sámi Parliament, Skolt village assembly, the parliamentary parties, evening as also of the evangelical lutheran church and the eastern orthodox church.

follow-up group chaired by the state council office of the secretary of state.

the Report is scheduled to be completed in three years

the Truth and reconciliation commission will prepare a work report, which also contains proposals for action. The report will be submitted to the state council, the sámi Parliament and the Skolt village meeting 30.11.2022 by.

If the commission considers it appropriate, it can give work also for interim reports.

the reconciliation process, the data will be archived in the national archives of the sámi archives. Appropriation to the commission's action shows the state council's office.

sámi Parliament and the Skolt village meeting dealing with the mandate in December

the Truth and reconciliation commission the mandate of the negotiations launched in the state, the sámi Parliament and the Skolt village meeting in February 2019 the municipality of Inari Sevettijärvi secretary of state Paula Lehtomäki , Sámi parliament president Tiina Reindeerfarm-Aikio and the skolt of the confidence man Chap Feodoroffin of the chair. Negotiations on the mandate of the presentation content was finalised for remote connections meetings last April.

the State, the sámi Parliament and the Skolt village meeting, updated their mandates, in October the secretary of state Raimo created by under the leadership during the conference.

the Next truth and reconciliation commission, the proposed mandate is intended to deal with the sámi Parliament meeting and Skolt village meeting. If they accept the mandate content, let's start with the members of the commission appointment process. The Finnish government adopted a proposal for a truth and reconciliation commission to set for the night school 13.11.

the Skolt village meeting dealing with the case 12.12.2019 An, Keväjärvi and Näätämö skolt council in the context of the meeting. The sámi parliament the assembly shall deal with matters 17.-18.12.2019.

the truth commissions have been used around the world

a Variety of the truth project have been to assist indigenous communities around the world.

for Example, in Canada the truth and reconciliation committee was set up in 2008 to find out what 150 000 indigenous people were forced to experience the dormitory to school in. Dormitory schools was used in Canada, indigenous children blend in to mainstream society the same way as in Norway, Sweden and Finland.

the Commission will collect and document the history of events for families, entities and persons, with the dormitory of the school were affected. The truth and reconciliation committee work as a result of the more than 80 000 people received compensation for the physical and psychological sufferings and 30 000 people to sexual molestation. In addition, 94 proposals to improve indigenous peoples, and particularly indigenous peoples, to the situation of children in Canada.

in South Africa the truth commission was a court-like body, which the country's national unity government established in 1995 to clarify the apartheid early crimes. The truth commission played a key role in South Africa in the transformation of the democratic state. It is considered as a successful attempt to figure out the country's traumatic political history.

in Norway, the sami and the kven, the truth commission has been operating from 2017 onwards. The commission's purpose has been to figure out the saami and kven of painful memories and traumatic experiences from the Norwegian law of. The truth commission's work is still ongoing.

see also:

"in Finland there is a very serious, deep information deficit" – fresh book explains the power of the population of the sámi in the sámi terms

the interior minister Ohisalo: “Finland is a bear the historical responsibility”

the Reconciliation and truth, a thirst for victory sincerity of the doubts – of the Saami and the state, between the truth and reconciliation process is started

5.12.2019 at 12.45: Corrected mistaken information that the mandate would be dealt with yet also the government in the negotiations.

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