Experts
Валентина Совкина

Valentina Sovkina

Speaker of the Saami Parliament of the Kola Peninsula (Kuellnegk Nyoark Sam’ Sobbar)

1983: Graduated from the Murmansk Pedagogical School.

1994: Graduated from the Murmansk State Pedagogical Institute. Completed a training course in HR management.

2008-2009: Expert on Indigenous Ethnic Groups’ Affairs at the Tundra Agricultural Production Cooperative.

2008-2012: Member of a Working Group on Indigenous Ethnic Groups at the Barents Euro-Arctic Council.

From 2012: Director of the Kola Saami Radio Co. Ltd.

From 2006: Deputy of the Lovozero Rural District Council.

From 2008: Heads the Saami Parliament of the Kola Peninsula (Kuellnegk Nyoark Sam’ Sobbar), an elective legislature of the Saami ethnic group.