Five francophone fellows representing their indigenous communities visit UNESCO and engage in dialogue with programme specialists on issues of mutual concern.
The Indigenous Fellowship Programme is organized jointly with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Representatives from indigenous communities can learn about UNESCO’s work, establish direct contacts with indigenous people and organizations around the world, and hear first-hand information about their needs and priorities. They in turn provide valuable feedback on the programmes of the Organization and suggest new ways of developing its work.
The 2007 fellows are:
A round table is organized, during which the fellows present their communities and answer questions from UNESCO staff.
Venue of this event: UNESCO Headquarters, Room XVI, 7 November from 11 am to 1 pm. Interested staff members are encouraged to attend.