Initial report: The Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

Published under: Stoltenberg's 1st Government

Publisher Kommunal- og regionaldepartementet

This report describes the implementation of the provisions of the Council of Europe’s Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities in Norway.

Initial report submitted by Norway pursuant to Article 25, Paragraph 1 of The Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

This report describes the implementation of the provisions of the Council of Europe’s Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities in Norway. The groups of persons considered to be national minorities in Norway are Jews, Kven (people of Finnish descent living in northern Norway), Roma/Gypsies, the Romani people/Travellers and Skogfinn (people of Finnish descent living in southern Norway).