List of sessions
The sessions listed below will take place between January to March 2019. Candidates interested in attending any of these sessions with the support of the Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples are invited to submit their applications by 31 October 2018.
18th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII)
From: 22 April – 03 May 2019
12th Session of the Expert Mechanism of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP)
From 15 -19 July 2019
Treaty Bodies sessions:
Human Rights Committee (CCPR) / 125th session
From: 04 March to 29 March 2019
States Parties under review: Angola, Niger & Viet Nam.
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) / 72nd session
From: 18 February to 8 March 2019
States Parties under review: Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Botswana, Colombia & Ethiopia.
The Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) / 80th session
From: 14 January to 1 February 2019
States Parties under review: Guinea, Japan & Syrian Arab Republic.
Pre- sessional Working Group session: Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) / 82nd session
From: 4 to 8 February 2019
States Parties under review: Australia & Costa Rica.
UPR Working Group:
UPR Working Group/32nd session
From: 21 January to 1 February 2019
States Parties under review: New Zealand, Afghanistan, Chile, Vietnam, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Dominican Republic & Cambodia.
Human Rights Council 40th session
From: 03 to 29 march 2019