Call for Applications

The sessions listed below will take place between July to September 2020. 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 30 April 2020.

Treaty Bodies sessions:

Application form to attend sessions of the treaty bodies

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) / 76th session
From: 22 June 2020 – 10 July 2020
States Parties under review: Denmark, Dominican Republic, Gabon, Kyrgyzstan Mongolia & Panama

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT) / 70th session
From: 13 - 24 July 2020
State Parties under review: State of Palestine & Ukraine

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (CCPR) / 129th session
From: 29 June 2020 - 24 July 2020
State Parties under review: Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Botswana, Israel, Nicaragua; Peru, Togo, Ukraine & Uruguay

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) / 24th Session
From: 17 Aug 2020 - 11 Sep 2020
State Parties under review: France, Japan & Mexico

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) / 102nd Session
From: 05 Aug 2020 - 27 Aug 2020
State Parties under review: Bahrain, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), France, Nigeria & Thailand

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) / 86th Session
From: 07 Sep 2020 - 25 Sep 2020
State Parties under review: Cuba, Djibouti & Kiribati

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) / 68th Session
From: 28 Sep 2020 - 16 Oct 2020
State Parties under review: Azerbaijan, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Finland & Nicaragua

Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance (CED) / 19th Session
From: To be confirmed
State Parties under review: Brazil, Niger, Nigeria & Panama


Human Rights Council and the Universal Periodic Review Sessions:

Application form to attend sessions of the Human Right Council.

Application form to attend sessions of the Universal Periodic Review

Human Rights Council (HRC) / 45th Regular Session
From: 14 September 2020 - 02 October 2020


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