HDI RANK: 1
POPULATION: 4,620
GNI PER CAPITA: 59,590
LIFE EXPECTANCY: 80

 

Minority based and advocacy organisations

General 

Amnesty International
Tel: + 47 22 40 22 00
Email: info@amnesty.no
Website: www.amnesty.no

Norwegian Anti-Racist Centre (Antirasistisk Senter)
Tel: +47 23 13 90 00
Email: epost@antirasistisk-senter.no
Website: http://www.antirasistisk-senter.no

Norwegian Helsinki Committee (Den norske Helsingforskomité)
Tel: +47 22 47 92 02
Website: http://www.nhc.no/php/

Norwegian Institute of Human Rights
Tel: +47 22 84 20 01
Email: info@nchr.uio.no
Website: http://www.humanrights.uio.no/

Norwegian Organization for Asylum Seekers (NOAS)
[Non-governmental human rights organization providing information and legal assistance to asylum seekers]
Tel: +47 22 36 56 60
Email: noas@noas.org
Website: http://www.noas.org/

Norwegian People’s Aid
Tel: +47 22 03 77 00
Email: npaid@npaid.org
Website: http://www.npaid.no

Sami

Sami Parliament Norway
Tel: +47 78 47 40 00
Email: samediggi@samediggi.no
Website: http://www.samediggi.no

Norwegian Sami Association
Tel: +47 784 86 955
Website: http://www.nsr.no

Samiraddi/Saamelaisneuvosto (Sami Council)
Tel: +358 9697 677351
Email: saamicouncil@saamicouncil.net
Website: www.saamicouncil.net

Taiga Rescue Network
[International network of non-governmental organizations, indigenous peoples and individuals working to defend the world’s boreal forests]
Tel: +46 971 17039
Website: http://www.taigarescue.org/

Sources and further reading

General

Beach, H., The Sami of Lapland, London, MRG, 1988.

Beach, H., ‘The Sami of Lapland’, in MRG (ed.), Polar Peoples: Self-Determination and Development, London, MRG, 1994.

Sami

Brenna, W., ‘The Sami of Norway’, 30 Jan. 1998, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, retrieved 8 Dec. 2006, http://odin.dep.no/odin/engelsk/norway/history/032005-990463/index-dok000-b-n-a.html

Minde, H., ‘The Saami movement, the Norwegian Labour Party, and Saami rights’, 3 Sept. 1996, Centre for Saami Studies, retrieved 8 Dec. 2006, http://www.uit.no/ssweb/dok/Minde/Henry/84.htm

Saami Online: http://www.same.net/

Samiland: http://samiland.free.fr/samiland/English/505.htm

BÁIKI: The International Sámi Journal: http://www.baiki.org/

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