Consultative Committee
of Finno-Ugric Peoples

VII World Congress of the Finno-Ugric peoples
Lahti, 15-17.6.2016

”The Finno-Ugric peoples - towards sustainable development”

Program


DRAFT 10.11.2015

14.6.2016 Tuesday

Arrival of the participants

15.6.2016 Wednesday

Morning Arrival of the delegations and participants

12.00-14.00 Lunch

15.00-19.00 Opening of the Congress. 1st general meeting, Sibelius Hall, Main Hall Adoption of the agenda of the Congress

Greetings:
- Guests of honour
- Representatives of international organizations
Confirmation of the working bodies of the Congress:
- Documentary committee
- Chairperson of the documentary committee
- Chairpersons of the sections
Report by the Consultative Committee of the Finno-Ugric peoples

20.30 Reception, Forest Hall

16.6.2016 Thursday

09.30 – 12.30 Thematic sessions, conference rooms of the Sibelius Hall

  1. Continuity of mastering and using Finno-Ugric and Samoyed languages and cultures by future generations
  2. Finno-Ugric information environment: future development prospects
  3. Civil society and authorities
  4. Economy and environment
  5. Demographic and migratory processes. Old and new diasporas.

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch, Forest Hall


14.00 – 15.30 Thematic Sessions continue their work


15.30 – 17.00 Open sessions


18.00 – 19.00 Meeting of the Consultative Committee of the Finno-Ugric peoples


19.30 Evening concert and dinner

17.6.2016 Friday


09.00 – 11.30 Thematic Sessions:

  1. Continuity of mastering and using Finno-Ugric and Samoyed languages and cultures by future generations
  2. Finno-Ugric information environment: future development prospects
  3. Civil society and authorities
  4. Economy and environment
  5. Demographic and migratory processes. Old and new diasporas.

11.30 – 14.00 Plenary session, Main Hall
- Discussion of results of the Thematic Sessions work and
adoption of the resolution of the 7th World Congress
- Speeches given by the guests of honour
- Closing of the Congress.


14.00 – 15.00 Lunch, Forest Hall


15.00 – Departure of the participants