Biografiske data

CV
THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO SCHOOL OF LAW
LL.M. Master of Law Degree (Sep. 1997-Jun. 1998)
- Fields of concentration: International law, intellectual property law, communications
- Elected representative; Law Students' Association

THE UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW SCHOOL OF LAW
ERASMUS Scholar (Sep. 1995 - Jun. 1996)
- Fields of concentration: Intellectual property law
- Member: Glasgow University Union Debating Society, Glasgow University Boat Club

THE UNIVERSITY OF STOCKHOLM SCHOOL OF LAW
Juris Kandidat (LL.M. Degree) (Sep. 1990-Mar. 1991, Apr. 1992-Jun.1995)
- Awards: Kinnander Scholarship for highest average grade at the law school

Praksis
THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA LAW SCHOOL
Guest researcher (Oct. 2006-Jun. 2007)

THE UNIVERSITY OF TROMSØ SCHOOL OF LAW
PhD Student (Oct. 2005-)

THE SAAMI COUNCIL
Head of the Saami Council's Human Rights Unit (Jan. 2002-)
- The Saami Council is an NGO aiming to promote the rights and interests of indigenous peoples generally and the Saami people in particular. The Saami Council has participated actively in the works of the United Nations, its subsidiary bodies and other international organizations since the early 1980s. The Saami Council has consultative status with the ECOSOC and the ILO and is a permanent participant to the Arctic Council.
- Has represented the Saami Council at e.g.:

- the 6th-11th sessions of the Working Group on the draft UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (2000-2006)
- the 1st-6th sessions of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (2002-2007)
- the 1st-9th session of the WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property, Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (2001-2006)
- the UN Commission on Human Rights (2001-2005)
- the UN World Summit on Sustainable Development (2002)

Has participated as Swedish Government representative (appointed by the Saami parliament) at e.g.;

- the UN General Assembly (2006)
- the inaugural session of the UN Human Rights Council (Jun. 2006)
- the 7th and 8th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (2004 and 2006)
- the Working Group on Article 8 (j) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (2003 and 2006)
- the Working Group on Access and Benefit Sharing of the Convention on Biological Diversity (2005)
- the ECOSOC Substantive Session (2002)
- the UN World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance (2001)

DANOWSKY & PARTNERS LAW FIRM (Stockholm)
Associate (Sep. 1999-Apr. 2002)
- Areas of Practice: Intellectual Property Law, Litigation

STOCKHOLM COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE (Stockholm)
Junior Judge (Apr. 1997- Sep. 1997, Aug. 1998-Jun. 1999)
- Elected member of the Board of Junior Judges' Association

MANNHEIMER SWARTLING LAW FIRM (Stockholm)
Trainee (Sep. 1996- Apr. 1997), Part time (Nov. 1994-Jun. 1995, Sep. 1995), Summer associate 1994
- General practice

GERNANDT & DANIELSSON LAW FIRM (Stockholm)
- Summer associate 1995
- General practice

Verv

Appointed Expert by the UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations to draft Guidelines for the Protection of Indigenous Peoples' Cultural Heritage (2004-2006)

Member of the Expert Group that drafted the Nordic Saami Convention (2003-2005)

Advisor to the Chairpersons of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (2002-)

Attorney for Ohredahke and other Saami villages in Sweden (2004-). Has e.g. represented Saami villages before the Supreme Administrative Court in Sweden and filed complaints with the Human Rights Committee, the Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and the European Court on Human Rights

Secretary of the Swedish Saami Parliament's Committee that drafted a strategy for the implementation on the Saami people's right to self-determination (2002-2004)

Invited Expert to various UN Expert Meetings, e.g. on Traditional Forest-related Knowledge (Costa Rica, Dec. 2004), Traditional Knowledge (Panama, Sep. 2005) and the CBD's Access and Benefit Sharing regime and Human Rights (New York, Jan. 2007)

Invited Guest Lecturer on indigenous peoples' and traditional knowledge, Queen Mary College, London University (Apr. 2004)

Lecturer Swedish Red Cross's staff training on human rights (2003-)

Guest Lecturer Oulu University's Master Programme on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (Apr. 2003)

Elected Arctic Regional Representative to the World Bank's Legal Round Table on the World Bank's Indigenous Peoples' Policy (Washington, Oct. 2002)

Keynote speaker; WIPO Panel discussions on traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expressions at the 1st and 5th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (2002 and 2006)

Andre publikasjoner

"Indigenous Peoples' Culture, Customs, and Traditions and Customary Law - The Saami People's Perspective"; in Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law, Volume 21, Number 1, 2004

"Update on the Situation of the Saami People in Sweden", 2001, 2002 and 2004; in The Indigenous World 2000-2001, 2001-2002 and 2004, The International Working Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA), Copenhagen

"An Introduction to the WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property, Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore", 2002; in Indigenous Affairs - International Processes - Perspectives and Challenges 1/02, The International Working Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA), Copenhagen

"Racism and Racial Discrimination Directed Against the Indigenous Peoples in Scandinavia and Russia - The Saami People", 2001; in Racism against Indigenous Peoples, The International Working Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) and Asian and Tribal Peoples Network (AITPN), Copenhagen

"The Deregulation of the Telecommunications Market in the European Union", 1996, Swedish Law and Informatics Research Institute, IRI Report 1996:3
- Awarded price for best thesis on information technology law in Sweden 1996 by the Stockholm Institute for IT-law; Nominated as one of best five thesis overall presented at Stockholm University School of Law in 1996

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  • Åhren, Jon Matthias; Scheinin, Martin. Relationship to Human Rights, and Related International Instruments. Oxford University Press 2018 ISBN 978-0-19-967322-3.s 63 - 86.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias; Lawrence, Rebecca. Mining as colonisation: the need for restorative justice and restitution of traditional Sami lands. Routledge 2017 ISBN 978-1-47-246465-1.s 133 - 148.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Indigenous Creativity and the Public Domain - Terra Nullius Revisited. Brill Nijhoff 2017 ISBN 978-90-04-34218-7.s 130 - 148.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. To What Extent Can Indigenous Territories Be Expropriated?. Ashgate 2015 ISBN 9781472425416.s 173 - 188.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias; Aikio, Antti. A reply to calls for an extension of the definitoin of Sami in Finland. Arctic Review on Law and Politics 2014; Volum 5 (1). ISSN 1891-6252.s 123 - 143.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. International Human Rights Law Relevant to Natural Resource Extraction in Indigenous Territories - an Overview. Nordisk miljörättslig tidskrift 2014; Volum 2014:1. ISSN 2000-4273.s 21 - 38.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Några folkrättsliga aspekter på Finnmarksloven läst i ljuset av Finnmarkskommissionens första rapport. Retfærd. Nordisk Juridisk Tidsskrift 2013 (4/143). ISSN 0105-1121.s 3 - 20.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias; Aikio, Antti. Suomalaisen Lakimiesyhdistyksen aikakauskirja. Lakimies 2013; Volum 6/2013. ISSN 0023-7353.s 155 - 159.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Några folkrättsliga aspekter på Sveriges rovdjurspolitik i renskötselområdet. Juridisk Tidskrift 2013; Volum 3. ISSN 1100-7761.s 620 - 651.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. The Provisions on Lands, Territories and Natural Resources in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenoues Peoples: An Introduction. 2009; Volum 127 (1) ISBN 978-87-91563-61-4. ISSN 0105-4503.s 200 - 215.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Compliance with indigenous people' customary legal systems in the jurisdictions of provider and user countries. Gyldendal Akademisk 2009 ISBN 978-82-05-39224-3.s 397 - 407.

  • Åhrén, Matthias. Protecting Peoples' Cultural Rights: A Question of Properly Understanding the Notion of States and Nations. Brill Nijhoff 2007 ISBN 978-90-04-16294-5.s 91 - 118.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Indigenous Peoples' Status in the International Legal System. Oxford University Press 2016 ISBN 9780198778196.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias; Greiber, Thomas; Pena Moreno, Sonia; Nieto Carrasco, Jimena; Kamau, Evanson; Cabrera, Jorge; Oliva, Maria Julia; Perron-Welch, Frederic. An Explanatory Guide to the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-Sharing. 2012 ISBN 978-2-8317-1529-2.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Reindriftslovens förenlighet med folkrätten. Reindriftslovens förenlighet med folkrätten 2018-02-13 - 2018-02-13 2018.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Parameters within which to find agreement on international legal instrument(s) protecting TK and TCEs. World Intellectual Property Organisation Intergovernmental Committee on GR, TK and TCEs 2018-08-27 - 2018.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Legal Relevance of Constitution Recognition of the Aboriginal Peoples of Australia. Testimony before Joint Committee on Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Peoples 2018-07-03 - 2018-07-03 2018.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Australia's international legal obligation's towards First Nations. First Nations Governance Forum 2018-07-02 - 2018-07-04 2018.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Folkretten og dens relevans for reindriftens rettigheter i Norge. Reindriftskonferensen 2018 2018-05-31 - 2018-06-01 2018.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Rättvisa och spöken i samiska kulturlandskap. Lars Thomasson - banbrytare ledare och forskare 2018-03-07 - 2018-03-07 2018.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Rättslig analys av förslaget till Nordisk Samekonvention. Seminarium om förslag till Nordisk Samekonvenion 2017-02-08 - 2017-02-08 2017.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Hur kan samiskt självbestämmande stärkas genom samarbete över landsgränserna?. Temadag 100 års jubileums Samekonferensen 2017-02-09 - 2017-02-09 2017.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Samiska rättigheter som mänskliga rättigheter. Hvordan er Norges nasjonale institusjon for menneskerettigheter relevant for samene? 2017-02-09 - 2017-02-09 2017.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Folkrättens betydelse för ingrepp i samiska områden - en guide till domaren. Jubileumsseminar om samerätt 2017-02-08 - 2017-02-08 2017.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Girjasdomen - det samiska genombrottet?. Girjasdomen - det samiska genombrottet? 2016-02-06 - 2016-02-06 2016.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Laponiaförvaltningen som en historisk folkrättslig händelse - uttryck för genuint samiskt självbestämmande. Laponia 20 år 2016-11-01 - 2016-11-02 2016.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Endring av reindriftsloven. NRL tillitsvalgtskonferense 2016-05-11 - 2016-05-11 2016.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Background and Significance. Anniversary of the Adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 2016-09-13 - 2016-09-13 2016.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Det materielle innehållet i eiendoms- og bruksrettsbegreppet i urfolksretten. Workshop - Relevansen av folkrätten för Finnmarkskommisjonens arbete 2016-04-19 - 2016-04-19 2016.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. New Working Methods and the Way Forward. UN Expert Meeting on the Review of the Mandate of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 2016-04-04 - 2016-04-04 2016.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Samisk reindrift och norsk gruvdrift - fallet Nussir. Samisk reindrift och norsk gruvdrift - fallet Nussir 2016-03-18 - 2016.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Folkrättsliga aspekter på reintalsreduktionen i Finnmark. Seminar om reintalstillpassningen i Norge 2015-01-16 - 2015.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. A New Mandate For the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. UN Expert Meeting on an Optional Protocol to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 2015-01-27 - 2015-01-29 2015.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. The Proposed Nordic Saami Convention: National and International Dimensions of Indigenous Property Rights. Nordic Journal of Human Rights 2014; Volum 32 (3). ISSN 1891-8131.s 283 - 286.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Direktdebatt om samisk identitet Sveriges Radio, "Nya vågen". 2013.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Indigenous Peoples' Rights. Undervisning Högskolan i Nordland 2013-11-22 - 2013-11-22 2013.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. The Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Final Report on Extractive Industries and Indigenous Peoples' Human Rights. Extractive Industries in the North 2013-11-17 - 2013-11-19 2013.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. International legal framework for the protection of indigenous peoples' rights. Extractive Industries in the North 2013-11-17 - 2013-11-19 2013.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Extractive industries in the North. Barents Council Ministerial Meeting 2013-10-29 - 2013-10-29 2013.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Människorättsaspekter på Sveriges Mineralpolitik i Renskötselområdet. Seminarium Sveriges Riksdag 2013-10-24 - 2013-10-24 2013.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Contested landscapes. Arctic Frontiers 2013-01-24 - 2013-01-25 2013.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. The ILO Convention No. 169 - A Comparison between Norway and Finland. Equality Conference - Moving forward together 2013-08-14 - 2013-08-15 2013.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Commentary to OECD Guidelines. OECD Global Forum on Responsible Business Conduct 2013-05-26 - 2013-05-27 2013.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Indigenous Peoples' Rights to lands and self-determination. Lecture series, Columbia University 2013-05-03 - 2013-05-05 2013.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Indigenous Peoples' Rights to Marine Natural Resources. UN Permanent Forum 2013-05-20 - 2013-05-31 2013.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Samerna och gruvindustrin; olika syn på samma landskap. Arktiskt Råd 2013-05-15 - 2013-05-16 2013.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. The Sami identity. Sami Conference 2013-05-02 - 2013-05-04 2013.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Indigenous Peoples' Rights. Lecture at Uppsala Univ "Indigenous Peoples' Rights" 2013-03-01 - 2013-03-01 2013.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Olika syn på landskap - extraktiva industrier i de samiska områdena. Seminarium i samband med Arkitskt Råds Ministermöte 2013-05-14 - 2013-05-14 2013.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Varför samerna äger den svenska fjällkedjan!. Jokkmokks Marknad 2012-02-02 - 2012-02-04 2012.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Indigenous Peoples' Rights to Traditional Cultural Expressions. Intergovernmental Committee in Traditional Cultural Expressions 2012-07-09 - 2012-07-13 2012.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Indigenous Peoples' Rights and Extractive Industries. Conference on Extractive Industries in Indigenous Peoples' Lands 2012-09-10 - 2012-09-10 2012.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Samiska rättigheter i förhållande till gruvverksamhet. Seminarium om gruvverksamhet i samiska områden 2012-09-27 - 2012-09-27 2012.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Rights of indigenous peoples and minorities. Exchanging Human Rights Experiences in Colombia 2012-11-20 - 2012-11-21 2012.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Sydsamiska landrättigheter. Program for samisk forskning II - Midtveikonferens 2012-11-27 - 2012-12-28 2012.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Några problemställningar i förhållande till Finnmarkskommissionens första rapport. Nationellt tingsrettsseminar 2012-12-03 - 2012-12-04 2012.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Experiences with the Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review. FN:s Permanenta Forum för Urfolksfrågor 2012-05-15 - 2012-05-15 2012.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. The content and scope of the resource dimension of indigenous peoples' right to self-determination. FN:s Permanenta Forum för Urfolskfrågor 2012-05-11 - 2012-05-11 2012.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Social Impact Assessments - a double edged sword?. Arctic Frontiers 2012-01-26 - 2012-01-26 2012.

  • Åhren, Jon Matthias. Sydsamiska landrättigheter. Midsommarseminar 2012-06-21 - 2012-06-21 2012.

  • Åhrén, Matthias; Scheinin, Martin; Henriksen, John B.. Det samiska folkets rätt till självbestämmande. Gáldu Cála. Journal of Indigenous Peoples Rights 2007 (3). ISSN 1504-4270.s 49 - 92.

  • Åhrén, Matthias. Samekonvensjonen. Gáldu Cála. Journal of Indigenous Peoples Rights 2007 (3). ISSN 1504-4270.s 8 - 37.