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Delegates Welcome Service

Servicio Acogida Delegados

 

Subventions FUNDS & GRANTS FOR CIVIL SOCIETY

The Geneva State authorities have developed active policies in support of international solidarity.
Consult the NGO Service pages for more information.

FUNDS FROM THE OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS (OHCHR)OHCHRFundsGuide

The Office offers funds and grants to support civil society initiatives in relevant projects. Civil society organisations such as non-governmental organisations (NGOs), local organisations, community-based groups and professional associations generally meet the eligibility conditions for these funds and grants, such as UN Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples.
For the other funds, please read the practical guide (pdf document) by clicking on the image.

OTHER FUNDS

Afr_Descent

Fellowship Programme for People of African Descent

Within the framework of the Programme of Activities for the Implementation of the International Decade for People of African Descent, the Fellowship Programme provides participants with a learning opportunity to deepen their understanding of the United Nations human rights system, instruments and mechanisms, with a focus on issues particularly relevant to people of African descent.

 

OMPI

WIPO Voluntary Fund for Accredited Indigenous and Local Communities

This fund facilitates the participation of indigenous and local communities in the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC). Only representatives of local and indigenous communities who have already been accredited to the IGC are eligible for funding. 

 

ConvBiolDiversity

Convention of Biological Diversity Voluntary Fund for Indigenous and Local Communities 

This voluntary funding mechanism facilites the participation of indigenous and local communities, giving special priority to those from developing countries and countries with economies in transition and Small Island Developing States in meetings under the Convention, including meetings of the indigenous and local community liaison group and relevant meetings of ad hoc technical expert groups.