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World Congresses of Finno-Ugric Peoples

According to its Statute, the World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples is the representative forum of Finno-Ugric and Samoyedic peoples, which is independent of governments and political parties and whose activities are based on the Declaration of Fundamental Principles, Aims and Objectives of Cooperation of Finno-Ugric Peoples of the World.

Through its executive arm – the Consultative Committee of Finno-Ugric Peoples – the Congress has been represented in the working groups on indigenous peoples at the United Nations Human Rights Committee.

Objectives of the Congress are to develop and protect national identity, cultures and languages of Finno-Ugric peoples, to promote cooperation between Finno-Ugric peoples, to discuss topical issues and to identify solutions, and to realise the right of Finno-Ugric peoples to self-determination in accordance with international norms and principles.

 

VII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples
Lahti, Finland
June 15–17, 2016

VI World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples
Siofok, Hungary
September 5-7, 2012

V World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples
Khanty-Mansiisk, Russian Federation
June 27–30, 2008

IV World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples

Tallinn, Estonia
August 15-19, 2004

III World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples
Helsinki, Finland
December 10-13, 2000
    
II World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples
Budapest, Hungary
August 17-19, 1996
  I World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples
Syktyvkar, Komi Republic, Russian Federation
Deceember 1-3, 1992