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2020 Minorities Fellowship Programme (MFP): Call for Applications

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted January 28, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on February 27, 2020
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The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) seeks applications for its MFP 2020 (2 – 30 Nov; Geneva, Switzerland) from human rights and minority rights defenders belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities.

The candidate
1) must belong to a national, ethnic, linguistic or religious minority group (persons who do not belong to a minority group will not be taken into consideration);
2) should have ability, willingness and possibility to train other persons belonging to minorities upon return to their respective communities/organizations and should agree to do so;
3) must have a good working knowledge of the language in which the programme is imparted: English, Russian or Arabic.

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

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Candidates should have ability, willingness and possibility to train other persons belonging to minorities upon return to their respective communities/organizations and should agree to do so.

Application deadline: 28 February 2020.

For more information please visit https://tinyurl.com/sh3xaz2

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 31
Jan 31

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests; yes, tell these stories too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Deepali Vandana
Feb 02
Feb 02

Thank you so much for this information and guidance.

Jill Langhus
Feb 01
Feb 01

Thanks, Ana.