Academic Friends of the Expert Mechanism

The Expert Mechanism has established an academic friendship with academics and universities around the world focused on the rights of indigenous peoples to work together collaboratively on the topics of the Expert Mechanism's studies, by conducting joint research and holding related workshops and seminars.

If you are an academic or academic institution interested in joining the Expert Mechanism's academic friendship, please contact the secretary of the Expert Mechanism, at

​Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Ongoing work

Report on Repatriation of ceremonial objects and human remains: a call for submissions

Study on the Right to Land under the UNDRIP: A Human Rights Focus: A call for submissions

Thematic studies
Sessions of the Expert Mechanism
Useful links
Contact us

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Palais des Nations
CH-1211 Geneva 10