Are you an Indigenous representative looking to engage with the United Nations? Do you work with Indigenous peoples and want to support them in their advocacy efforts? The United Nations Development Programme and Tribal Link Foundation are pleased to offer a FREE self-paced course on Indigenous Peoples at the United Nations.
This course draws on Tribal Links’ flagship training program, Project Access Capacity Building Training Workshop for Indigenous Peoples, which has been training Indigenous leaders to advocate at the UN for over 15 years. The course contains three modules that will bring together leading Indigenous experts who will share their expertise on relevant UN and multi-stakeholder forums.
The course will be offered in English and
will become available on 8 April 2021.
Versions in other languages are forthcoming. The course is aimed at Indigenous
representatives interested in engaging with the United Nations but is open to
By the time the course in completed, you will:
familiar with the history of Indigenous peoples’ movement for recognition
at the United Nations
opportunities for Indigenous peoples’ engagement and advocacy at the
the knowledge of the entry points for Indigenous peoples’ engagement with
various bodies and mechanisms of the United Nations.
The course will cover the following topics:
1: History of Indigenous peoples at the UN Module
2: The United Nations Permanent Forum on
Indigenous Issues Module
3: Opportunities for Indigenous peoples’
engagement at other United Nations fora
Course highlights and outcomes:
a deeper understanding of the history and impact of Indigenous peoples’
advocacy at the UN
the key platforms for advocacy at the UN
the skills to effectively advocate on Indigenous issues at the UN
a community-of-practice committed to effective Indigenous advocacy at the
Receive a certificate of
completion from the course partners
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