OHCHR Indigenous Fellowships

Call for applications for the 2013 English Speaking Fellowship Programme

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Senior Programme Officer: Indigenous Peoples Rights

March 19th, 2012

Call for applications for the 2013 English Speaking Fellowship 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 people the opportunity to gain knowledge on the UN system and mechanisms dealing with human rights issues in general and indigenous issues in particular.

Trained participants are better equipped to assist their organisations and communities in protecting and promoting their rights.

Please note that the deadline to receive applications for the 2013 English speaking Indigenous Fellowship Programme  is: Tuesday 1 May 2012.

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.

Click on the link below to go to the OHCHR website and find the application form.

About the author(s)

Delme is the Indigenous Peoples Rights Senior Programme Officer. Delme was the APM in OSISA’s HIV programme from 2006-2010. Prior to joining OSISA, he was the Coordinator of the AIDS Law Unit of the Legal Assistance Centre, a public interest law centre based in Namibia. Delme was active in the international HIV Treatment Access movement, was a founding trustee of the AIDS Rights Alliance for Southern Africa, a founding member of the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition, the Pan African Treatment Access Movement and the Collaborative Fund for HIV. Delme holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Cape Town, and obtained a bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of the Western Cape.


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