Additional selection criteria Sápmi

An application needs to have at least 1 point from two separate criteria to be proposed for approval. If the assessment is deemed lower than the limit, the project will be proposed as a rejection.


strengthening árbediehtu

0 – The project does not promote or strengthen árbediehtu.

1 – The project works actively with árbediehtu and contributes to make árbediehtu visible.

2 – The project involves Sami knowledge holders.

Promoting/ strengthening Sámi languages

0 – The project does not promote or strengthen the Sami languages.

1 – The project makes Sami languages visible and involves Sami-speaking actors.

2 – The project includes activities conducted partly or completely in a Sami language.

Creating long-term benefits for Sámi society

0 – The project does not create long term benefits for Sami society.

1 – The project will support Sami partners/actors/organizations/institutions in establishing new cooperation’s between Sami actors or between Sami and non-Sami actors.

2 – The project has potential to create long term benefits to Sami society.

Projects strengthening Sámi traditional livelihoods and Sámi businesses

0 – The project does not strengthen traditional Sami livelihoods and Sami businesses.

1 – The project benefits Sami traditional livelihoods and Sami businesses.

2 – The project idea comes from traditional Sami livelihoods or the Sami business sector and involves Sami entrepreneurs.

* Arbediehtu means, transferring the knowledge, which is linked to the traditional Sami livelihood, within Sami businesses and livelihoods. The central part in this transformation is also the Sami languages and the interaction with nature. Arbediehtu is the core element for the Sami culture, languages and for the Sami businesses.


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