Application Due Date: 30 August 2019.


The UN OHCHR Native Fellowship Program was introduced in 1997 by the Workplace of the High Commissioner for Person Rights (OHCHR) in the context of the very first International Years of the World’s Native Individuals. The goal of the program is to offer native individuals the chance to get understanding on the UN system and systems handling human rights concerns in basic and native concerns in specific. Trained individuals are much better geared up to help their organisations and neighborhoods in safeguarding and promoting their rights. This training program is offered in 4 languages: English, Spanish, French and Russian.

The English language part of.
the Native Fellowship Program (IFP) was developed in1997 It.
happens at the Workplace of the United Nations High Commissioner.
for Person Rights (OHCHR) in Geneva, Switzerland and lasts for 4.
weeks, normally accompanying the yearly conference of the Professional.
System on the Rights of Native Peoples (EMRIP).

The goal of this training program is to improve the understanding of native individuals on current worldwide human rights instruments and systems, so they can utilize them to better promote for the rights of their neighborhoods and raise their issues at the worldwide level. At the end of the Program, experienced fellows are likewise in a much better position to share and offer training sessions on the understanding got to their native neighborhoods and companies.

The training integrates theoretical sessions with rundowns on the UN system, OHCHR required and activities, worldwide Human Rights instruments (Treaties, Conventions, Statements) and systems (Human Rights Council, Treaty Bodies, Unique Treatments)– consisting of those more particularly handling native concerns (UN Statement on the Rights of Native Peoples, ILO Convention 169, the Permanent Online Forum on Indigenous Issues, EMRIP).

Practical projects and workouts likewise assist much better incorporate the theory. Fellows are likewise offered the chance to actively take part in the yearly conference of EMRIP. Furthermore, they get presented to the work of other UN and specialized firms (ILO, WIPO, UNESCO, UNICEF) and of Geneva based Human Rights NGOs, consisting of DoCip.


Individuals of the Fellowship Program are entitled to the following:

a return ticket (economy class) from their nation of home to Geneva; an everyday or regular monthly stipend to cover their standard requirements in Geneva, consisting of modest lodging, food and transportation; a standard medical insurance throughout of the Program. OHCHR will not cover any extra costs such as visa costs and travel insurance coverage.

How to use

Send your application well prior to the due date.


Fellowship applications will just be taken into account if they are totally finished.

Both parts I and II of the application need to be signed and sent out by routine post at the following


Mr. Morse Caoagas Flores
Organizer, Native Fellowship Program
Native Peoples and Minorities Area
Workplace of the United Nations High Commissioner for Person Rights
48, Opportunity Giuseppe-Motta, Workplace 2-05
CH-1211 Geneva 10

Scanned applications are likewise accepted, although we choose getting applications by post.

Your scanned application can be sent out at the following e-mail: [email protected] and copy: [email protected]


Application require to be accompanied by an main suggestion letter from the nominating native company or neighborhood.

To Find Out More

Go To the Authorities Web Page of the United Nations OHCHR Native Fellowship Program 2020

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