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 in late 2020 - early 2021.

Sápmelaččaid duohtavuođa-ja soabadankommišuvnna ásaheapmi 
Sämmilij tuotâvuotâ- já sovâdâttâmkomissio asâttem
Säʹmmlai tuõttvuõtt- da suåvâdvuõttkomissio meäʹrtummuš 


 

Background

Background

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

Background

Yhteystiedot - Yhteystietonosto

Nina Brander, Senior Specialist 
Prime Minister's Office, Government Strategy Department, Policy Planning Unit 0295160347  


Vava Lunabba, Senior Specialist 
Prime Minister's Office, Government Strategy Department, Government Policy Unit 0295160238  


Maiju Ranta, Coordinator 
Prime Minister's Office, Government Strategy Department, Policy Planning Unit 0295160272