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UPR: Call for applications by Indigenous Peoples to attend 17th session

June 11 2013
The Civil Society Section of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights calls for applicaitons to attend the next session of the UPR and all sessions of treaty bodies.

Deadline
The deadline for applications by indigenous peoples to attend the 17th session of the Universal Periodic Review as well as the sessions of treaty bodies taking place in Geneva between October and December 2013 is:
22 July 2013.

How to apply
In the application you should verify the new criteria for selection established by the members of the Board of Trustees of the Voluntary Fund to make sure that you are eligible to apply to attend the sessions you are interested in. The new criteria are available on the following link:
http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/IPeoples/IPeoplesFund/Pages/criteria.aspx

Find the application forms here

Applications need to be signed, dated and sent with all the supporting documents to the following email: indigenousfunds@ohchr.org
Remember to mention the mechanism you wish to attend in the subject header og your email.

Where to find updated information
To recieve the most updated informations it is adviced to check these pages at the website of the OHCHR:

United Nations Universal Periodical Review:
http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/Pages/HumanRightsBodies.aspx
United Nations Human Rights Bodies:
http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/UPR/Pages/UPRMain.aspx
United Nations Human Rights Council:
http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/Pages/HRCIndex.aspx

States up for review during the 17th session of the UPR
Belize
Central Africa Republic
Chad
China
Congo
Jordan
Malaysia
Malta
Mauritius
Mexico
Monaco
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
Senegal