The Faculty of Law and the Centre for Sami Studies at the University of Tromsø represented by the Favllis-network invite you to a conference and PhD course with the main topics of Sámi rights issues, traditional ecological knowledge and ecological system management.

The conference will be held the 22nd and 23rd of April, 2009 and includes four sections:

Rights to harvest natural marine resources
The importance of traditional knowledge for access and utilization of live marine resources
Ecosystem approach in the management of marine resources.
Traditional ecological knowledge and ecosystem research

The conference will be simultaneously interpreted between Norwegian and English. Presentations and debate on the last day will be conducted in English only.

For more information, please visit the University of Tromsø website: