GMR is divided into six working packages (WPs):
WP1: Conceptual issues: Examines conceptual questions relevant for the understanding of different types of minorities and minority rights in the globalized world. WP leader: Associate Prof. Annamari Vitikainen.
WP2: Normative issues: Explores normative bases for the justification of minority rights and the role of different agents of justice in global contexts. WP leader: Prof. Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen.
WP3: Issues of implementation: Investigates possible and desirable means of implementing minority rights via regional and international institutions (such as UN and ECtHR). WP leader: Prof. Andreas Føllesdal.
WP4: Developing World: Explores cases of conflicting rights, including gender perspectives and rights of sexual minorities in the developing world, especially in East Africa. WP leader: Prof. Sirkku Hellsten (in Memoriam) (2016-2018) and Dr. Frank Aragbonfoh Abumere (2018-2020).
WP5: Indigenous issues: Investigates cultural minority rights of indigenous peoples, including collective ownership over land, especially in relation to the Sami people in northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia. WP leader: Associate Prof. Øyvind Stokke.
WP6: Refugees and Displaced Persons: Examines the cultural conditions affecting the integration and allocation of rights to refugees and stateless persons whose mobility across borders challenges the traditional scope of individual states. WP leader: Dr. Melina Duarte.
For more information about the WPs, please contact the WP leaders.
Last updated: 04.01.2021 10:57