Category United Nations Human Rights

United Nations Human Rights: Inviting applications for ‘Minorities Fellowship Programme’, comprehensive training programme for human rights and minority rights defenders belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities.

Funding brief: Launched in 2005, the Minorities Fellowship Programme (MFP) is OHCHR’s most comprehensive training programme for human rights and minority rights defenders belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities. At the end of the MFP, the fellows should have a general knowledge of the United Nations system, international human rights instruments and […]

United Nations Human Rights: Inviting applications for ‘Third Human Rights Youth Challenge’ to invite youth aged between 24 and 32 years to submit a 2000 word essay on “private sector participation in the water and sanitation sector: a human rights perspective”.

Funding brief: The Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation is organizing the Third Human Rights Youth Challenge and invites youth aged between 24 and 32 years to submit a 2000 word essay on “private sector participation in the water and sanitation sector: a human rights perspective”. The Special Rapporteur […]

United Nations Human Rights: Inviting applications for ‘​​​​Indigenous Fellowship Programme’ to give indigenous persons the opportunity to gain knowledge on the UN system and mechanisms dealing with human rights issues in general and indigenous issues in particular.

Funding brief: 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 persons the opportunity to gain knowledge on the UN system and mechanisms […]