Sámi youth argue Fosen case at UN forum

Indigenous groups gather at United Nations in New York Marit Fosse Geneva The United Nations has became a colorful place since Indigenous peoples from all over the world with their colorful traditional costumes arrived to attend the annual United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, held in New York, April 17–28. The theme of the session was “Indigenous Peoples, human health, planetary and territorial health, and climate change: a rights-based approach.” One of the participants, a Sámi woman from Finland, shed light on what has become the talk of the town: the Sámi youth of Finl
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Marit Fosse

Marit Fosse trained as an economist from Norwegian school of Economics and Business Administration in Bergen (Norges Handelshøyskole NHH) and then earned a doctorate in social sciences. She is the author of several books. Nansen: Explorer and Humanitarian, co-authored with John Fox, was translated into Russian/Armenian/French. In addition, Fosse is the editor of International Diplomat/Diva International in Geneva, a magazine set up 20 years ago for diplomats and persons working in the international organizations in Geneva but also elsewhere. In her free time, Fosse is an accomplished painter.

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