Truth and Reconciliation Commission Concerning the Sámi People
In line with the Programme of Prime Minister Marin’s Government, the work on establishing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Concerning the Sámi People will continue during the current government term. The aim of the commission’s work is to collect Sámi people’s experiences of the actions of the Finnish state and its various authorities and to make this information visible to the public.
The Commission will be appointed during the year 2021.
Background of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission
The international institution of truth and reconciliation commissions emerged in the 1970s. Internationally, truth commissions or truth and reconciliation commissions refer to processes that examine collective injustices in history. Photo: Sámediggi | the Sámi Parliament