Senior Indigenous Fellow Position
OHCHR Indigenous Peoples and Minorities Section, February 2011

The Indigenous Peoples and Minorities Section (IPMS) of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is seeking an indigenous person to fill the position of “Senior Fellow” for a duration of approximately three months (9 May-29 July 2011). This fellowship aims at giving a better understanding and appreciation 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 working level experience by directly contributing to the programmes and activities of the IPMS. Candidates must be indigenous. Interested candidates should submit their applications, including a cv, a letter of motivation and a letter of recommendation from the organization/entity they are affiliated with, by fax (+41 22 917 90 08) or by post to the IPMS Office in Geneva, before 7 March 2011. Download the terms of reference including further details [doc] … Visit the Indigenous Fellowship Programme webpage …