Thursday, 26 February 2015

OHCHR Minorities Fellowship Programme

Deadline: 20 April 2015 Open to: candidates who are/or working with minority groups
Fellowship: monthly stipend to cover accommodation and living expenses, insurance and travel costs The Minorities Fellowship Programme (MFP) was launched by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in 2005.

Through the MFP, the OHCHR aims to give persons belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities an opportunity to gain knowledge on the UN system and mechanisms dealing with international human rights in general and minority rights in particular. The MFP is intended to assist organizations and communities in protecting and promoting the rights of minorities the fellows belong to.

More information and the application form can be found here.
Deadline for submitting applications: 6th of April 2015.

Source: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

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