Call for Applications: High Commissioner for Human Rights Indigenous Fellowship, 2013 Training Programme

The Indigenous Fellowship Programme was launched in 1997 by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in the context of the first International Decade of the World's Indigenous People. The aim of the programme is to give indigenous persons the opportunity to gain knowledge on the UN system and mechanisms dealing with human rights issues in generaland indigenous issues in particular. Trained participants are better equipped to assist their organisations and communities in protecting and promoting their rights. This training programme is available in 4 languages: English,Spanish, French and Russian.

Please note that the deadlines to receive applications for the 2013 Indigenous Fellowship Programme are:

English linguistic group: 30 April 2013
Spanish linguistic group: 15 April 2013
French linguistic group: 1 May 2013

We strongly encourage you to send your applications (by post or fax) well before the deadline. Please also note that given the high number of applications that we usually receive, we are not anymore in a position to print scanned applications. Therefore, scanned applications sent via email will not be taken into consideration.

For further information on OHCHR Indigenous Fellowship Programme or to find the application form, you can visit our web page by clicking on the following link:
http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/IPeoples/Pages/Fellowship.aspx