Norwegian novel / tater policy



onsdag 12. november 2008, kl. 10:00

Sal: Amalie Skram

Arrangør: Helsingforskomiteen, i samarbeid med Wergelandsenteret

Inngang: Gratis

This page is not available in English. Below is the Norwegian page translated by Google.

The taters in Norway have been subjected to strong oppression. The authorities have apologized and established support schemes. But is that enough? What is the content of the policy today?

10:00 Challenges for Norwegian Romanian politics
By Bjørn Engesland, Secretary General, The Norwegian Helsinki Committee

10:10 Both Norwegian and Tater? People from the Romani people tell
- Bjorn Grannum
- Jim Roger Pettersen
- Ketil Welding

10:40 The policy towards travelers in the 20th century
Karen-Sofie Pettersen, Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law

11:00 Romanian victim of Norwegian human rights violations
Gunnar M. Ekeløve-Slydal, Assistant Secretary-General, The Norwegian Helsinki Committee

11:10 Movie documentation of taterski
Karoline Frogner, Documentary filmmaker

11:20 Wergeland and the Norwegian minorities
Irene Gressli Haugen, General Manager, Wergelandsenteret

11:30 Coffee / tea

11:45 Norwegian authorities and Romani people
Ninni Kate Rognli, Department Director, Ministry of Labor and Social Inclusion

12:00 Political awakening in relation to the Romani people
Ane Sofie Tømmerås, lawyer, member of the Board of the Cultural Foundation, former Storting representative

12:15 Public measures that are of importance to the Romani people / Tatars

- Background for the Cultural Fund, Hans Erik Børresen, Deputy Director, Ministry of Labor and Social Inclusion
- The activities of the Cultural Foundation, Bjørn Jansen, chairman of the board
- Support for organizing, Erik Mosli, Counselor, Ministry of Labor and Social Inclusion
- Equity Compensation Scheme, Wenche Bjørland, Deputy Director, Justice Secretariat, Ministry of Justice
- Glomdalsmuseet's Romanian exhibition, Mary Møystad, Faglig responsible
- The Equality and Discrimination Ombud, Heidi Wyller, Counselor
- Presentation of the project "The Tater people from child to adult", Anne-Mari Larsen, First Lecturer, Queen Maud's Memory College for Preschool Education

13:15 Lunch

14:00 Weaknesses in Norwegian Romanian politics
Erling Folkvord, member of Oslo City Council, former Storting representative

14:15 Panel debate: the need to increase the knowledge of Romani people in Norwegian schools and society at large. Does Norway have a sustainable Romanian policy?
- Raimo Valle, State Secretary for Social and Minority Affairs, Ministry of Labor and Social Inclusion
- Kari Lise Holmberg, Deputy Representative, Right
- Alvin Eilertsen Viborg, Chairman, Romanian People's Coastal Association
- Lennart Karlsen, Craftsman

15:15 Final words and appeals…
- Taternes Landsforening
- The Romanian People's Organization
- The Norwegian Helsinki Committee

In connection with the hearing there are exhibitions organized by photographer Bernt Eide and the Glomdals Museum.
The consultation is open to all interested parties.

Read more about the background for the consultation here (by the Assistant Secretary General of the Norwegian Helsinki Committee Gunnar M. Ekeløve-Slydal).

The consultation is supported by Fritt Ord and takes place in collaboration with the Wergeland Center

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