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Scholarships for indigenous representatives

Program of Action to strengthen the participation of indigenous peoples in the Inter-American system

The Department of International Law has an Action Program aimed at increasing the strengths, skills, and capacities of the indigenous peoples of the Americas through training and empowerment events.

The DIL awards scholarships for workshops and training courses to indigenous leaders and to public officials and persons from NGOs who work with indigenous peoples.

The DIL offers courses on good governance, the inter-American system, and political participation by women, as well as workshops on the logical framework approach to project preparation.

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The Specific Fund to Support the Elaboration of the American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The Specific Fund of Voluntary Contributions to Support the Elaboration of the American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples provides financial support for participation by indigenous peoples’ representatives in the efforts by the Working Group to Prepare the Draft American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, as well as in other activities of the Group. This financial support is limited to defraying the costs directly related to the participation by indigenous peoples’ representatives in the process of elaborating the Draft Declaration, including travel, per diem, and health insurance expenses and those directly related to the logistics of the Indigenous Peoples’ caucus.

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[Scholarship for young indigenous professionals]

Deadline for nominations: May 11, 2012

Convocation *spanish only

 
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