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UN Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples - Call for applications

Expert Workshop

In order to implement resolution 30/11, OHCHR is organizing a two day expert workshop with the following objectives:

  • To propose recommendations on how the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples can more effectively promote respect for the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, including by better assisting Member States to monitor, evaluate and improve the achievement of the ends of the Declaration.
  • To assess of the work of the Expert Mechanism since its establishment, including good practices, challenges, gaps and lessons learned.
  • To collect, discuss and propose recommendations by various stakeholders regarding the review of the mandate of the Expert Mechanism.

The workshop is scheduled to take place on 4 and 5 April 2016 in room XXVI of the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

Please note that the deadline to submit applications to attend the expert workshop on the review of the mandate of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is:  12 February 2016 

Access the questionnaire for written contributions to the workshop.

Download the application form

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