OHCHR CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: SENIOR INDIGENOUS FELLOW POSITION
The Indigenous Peoples and Minorities Section (IPMS) at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is seeking an indigenous person to fill the position of “Senior Fellow” for a duration of four months (1 June – 30 September 2015). Please note that the deadline to apply to this position is: 26 February 2015.
The Senior Indigenous Fellowship aims at giving the selected indigenous person a better understanding of the international human rights system and mechanisms, especially those dealing with indigenous issues. Through this experience, the Senior Fellow will gain practical knowledge and work level experience by directly contributingto the programmes and activities of the IPMS. Such exposure will also allowhim/her to develop an extensive contact network with OHCHR staff in general, as well as other UN departments or agencies and human rights NGOs in Geneva. The Senior Fellow is expected to return to his/her home country with an enhanced set of skills and expertise to contribute towards the promotion and protection of human rights of indigenous peoples at the national, regional or international level.
Please find attached the TORs. More information can also be found on our web page at: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/IPeoples/Pages/SeniorIndigenousFellow.aspx
Best wishes, Estelle Salavin
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