WIPO Indigenous IP Law Fellowship Program 2010
WIPO, December 2009

The World Intellectual Property Organization seeks expressions of interest for the WIPO Indigenous Intellectual Property Law Fellowship. The Fellow will work in the Traditional Knowledge Division of WIPO and should be able to commence the fellowship in Geneva on 1 April 2010. The Fellow is expected to meet the following requirements: a recognized and active member of an indigenous community; an established track record in advising on and researching legal issues relating to indigenous peoples and IP law and practice; legal qualifications, or equivalent in practical expertise and community work, preferably with specific components relating to IP law; ability to work effectively in English, and to work fluently in and prepare documents in at least one of the six UN languages; a record of publications and/or participation in community consultations and outreach would be an advantage; and demonstrated capacity to contribute directly to the approved program outputs established in the WIPO Program and Budget. Expressions of interest should be sent to the WIPO Secretariat before 12 February 2010. Download the request for expressions of interest, including full details [pdf] …