Programa de becas de derechos humanos de la ONU 2019 para personas de ascendencia africana (con financiación completa en Ginebra, Suiza)

Plazo de solicitud: abril 30th 2019

The UN Human Rights Fellowship programme for people of African descent is a three-week intensive learning opportunity for people of African descent from the diaspora, who are engaged in promoting the rights of people of African descent.

It takes place once a year at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva.

The Fellowship programme provides the participants with the opportunity to:

  • Learn about and deepen their understanding of the international human rights law and the UN human rights system, the international framework to combat racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, and intersecting issues with a focus on people of African descent;
  • Strengthen skills in developing project proposals, delivering presentations and submitting information to human rights mechanisms;
  • Gain first-hand exposure to human rights mechanisms;
  • Meet with a wide-range of actors.

The Fellowship Programme was initiated by the Anti-Racial Discrimination Section in 2011 and was further supported by GA resolution on Programme of activities for the implementation of the International Decade for People of African Descent (A/RES/69/16). The High Commissioner is the coordinator of the IDPAD.

The aim is to strengthen participants’ skills to contribute to the protection and promotion of civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of people of African descent in their respective countries. The participants are equipped with the tools necessary to enhance the development of legislation, policies and programmes; to strengthen collaboration of civil society with governments; and to undertake local awareness-raising activities.

Requisitos:

El candidato debe ser un individuo de Afrodescendientes viviendo en la Diáspora.

  • El candidato debe tener un mínimo de 4 años de experiencia laboral relacionada con los derechos de las personas afrodescendientes.
  • The programme is bilingual in English and French. The candidate needs to have sufficient command of one of the two languages to be able to participate fully in the programme.
  • El candidato debe enviar una carta de una organización que trabaje sobre cuestiones relacionadas con las personas afrodescendientes o los derechos de las minorías que certifiquen su estado.
  • Los candidatos deben estar disponibles para asistir a la duración completa del programa. Se espera que los becarios seleccionados participen en diferentes actividades y sigan estrictamente el programa.

beneficios:

Each fellow is entitled to a return ticket (economy class) from the country of residence to Geneva; basic health insurance; and a stipend to cover modest accommodation and other living expenses for the duration of the Programme.

In 2019, the Fellowship will be held from 25 November to 13 December in Geneva, Switzerland.

Cómo aplicar:

Los solicitantes deben enviar los siguientes documentos en un solo correo electrónico a book.equilibrium@gmail.com :

  • Un curriculum vitae
  • A completado, firmado y escaneado Formulario de aplicación en un solo documento.
  • A Personal Statement (maximum 500 words) in which the candidate will explain his/her motivation for applying, and how he/she will use the knowledge gained from the fellowship to promote the interests and rights of people of African descent.
  • Una carta oficial de la organización nominadora o comunidad certificando el estado
  • Una copia del pasaporte del solicitante.
  • Tenga en cuenta que no se aceptarán envíos con más de cinco archivos adjuntos.

Important: Please mention in the subject header of your e-mail: “Application for the YEAR Fellowship Programme for People of African Descent.”

Nombre el documento adjunto de la siguiente manera:

APELLIDO Nombre - Tipo de documento
Ejemplo: SMITH Jacqueline - Formulario de solicitud.doc
SMITH Jacqueline - Una declaración personal.doc
SMITH Jacqueline - Carta que certifica Status.pdf
SMITH Jacqueline - Pasaporte.pdf

Fecha límite para solicitudes: 30 2019 abril

Para más información:

Visite el sitio web oficial del Programa de becas de derechos humanos de la ONU 2019

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