Consultative Committee
of Finno-Ugric Peoples

Provisions of the Consultative Committee

of the Finno-Ugric peoples

The Advisory Committee is the coordinating body of the World Congress of Finno-Ugric peoples and act in accordance with international law and UN principles.

Goals, objectives and principles of the Committee

Committee upholds and protects the rights and interests of the Finno-Ugric peoples in the Declaration on Fundamental Principles, objectives and tasks of cooperation of the Finno-Ugric peoples of the world.

The principle activities of the Committee:

  • The equality of all peoples' representatives;
  • Democracy and transparency in the discussion and decision-making;
  • The basic principle of decision-making is a consensus.

Membership of the Committee

Committee members are representatives of the peoples who recognize the goals and objectives set forth in the Declaration. The question of participation in the work of the Advisory Committee decided by the people.

The Committee shall meet as necessary, but at least once a year.

The Committee may organize expert committees. Their composition is formed on the proposals of the representatives of the peoples.

The headquarters of the Consultative Committee is located in Helsinki.

Financial relations and details

The Committee shall have the right to establish its international fund. The fund is directed at solving the tasks set out in the Declaration on Fundamental Principles, objectives and tasks of the consolidation of the Finno-Ugric peoples of the world and the Regulations on the Advisory Committee.

The Committee is a legal entity, has bank accounts, corner stamp, seal and symbols. The Committee determines the credit manager.

To carry on the tasks the Committee may have its own part, carry on publishing, commercial and other activities, as well as joint ventures.

Convening Congress

Representative body of the Finno-Ugric peoples is their World Congress. Congresses shall be held at least once every four years. Extraordinary Congress may be convened by the Advisory Committee.

Change in provisions and termination of

Regulations on the Committee adopted at the Congress. Additions and changes to this Regulation may be made at the congresses and meetings of the Committee with the subsequent approval by Congress.

Syktyvkar, December 3, 1992

The world congress

Of Finno-Ugric Peoples