Natural Justice strongly encourages partners to consider applying for a recently opened fellowship on Indigenous peoples’ rights with the Executive Secretariat of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) of the Organisation of American States (OAS). The IACHR has been a leading institution for the advancement of Indigenous peoples’ rights, and fellows will support the Rapporteurship on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The position has been opened to provide an opportunity for young lawyers from OAS Member States to understand and apply the mechanisms of protection of the inter-American system of human rights in the area of Indigenous peoples’ rights.
Successful applicants must be citizens of an OAS member state, be proficient in Spanish, have received a law degree after January 2005, and have a demonstrable professional interest in the legal field of human rights, specifically in the area of Indigenous peoples’ rights. Applicants must present a paper of up to five pages, not edited by another person, on a human rights issue of interest to the candidate in the area of indigenous peoples’ rights.
Find out more about the position here.