The Docip Team is made up of dynamic individuals with diverse origins and professional backgrounds, who have, over the last several years, become professionally and personally experienced not only in the promotion and defence of the rights of Indigenous Peoples, but also in the areas of project management, financial management, etc.
Studies: Professional in NGO management and development. Federal Professional Education and Training Diploma.
Experience: Working with Indigenous Peoples since 2001, mainly in North, Western and Central Africa and in Canada. Supporting global implementation of Indigenous Peoples' rights since 2011 with Docip
Languages: French, English, German and basic Russian
Position: In charge of IT.
Languages: French and basic English
AMALIA RODRIGUEZ FAJARDO
Position: Representative at the EU
Studies: Lawyer specialized in human rights. Advanced Master in human rights and specifically in Indigenous Peoples' rights.
Experience: Publication of thesis on Indigenous Peoples' right to education in Latin America. Expert of the European Commission in indigenous consultations during the UNPFII in 2015.
Languages: French, English, Spanish and Italian
ANDRÉS DEL CASTILLO
Position: Project leader: Funding research, international development and legal advice.
Studies: Colombian lawyer, having studied Law in Colombia, International Economic Law in Brazil, and European Union and International Administration Law in France.
Experience: Andrés has worked since 2005 in a law firm in the private sector. Since 2011, he has also had the opportunity to work for UNESCO in Paris, ADECOM in Pondicherry and OHCHR in Geneva.
Languages: Spanish, English, French, Portuguese
Position: In charge of publications
Studies: M.A in International Humanitarian Action (NOHA), Master's degree in Economy and Society, B.A bilingual of Law and Spanish
Experiences: Various experiences abroad, including several in diplomacy in Latin America. Experiences with Indigenous peoples in Brazil, expertise in land rights.
Languages: French, English, Spanish, Portuguese and basic German
Position: In charge of training
Studies: Lawyer specialized in human rights and United Nations multilateral advocacy. Advanced master in human rights and humanitarian law, juris doctor in law, and masters in English literature with a focus on postcolonial studies
Experiences: Attended WGIP in 2002. Has researched extraterritorial jurisdiction and forced displacement of indigenous peoples, and climate change and human rights. Working for NGOs, has effectively negotiated resolutions and outcomes in various parts of the United Nations and in inter-agency structures, while mainstreaming human rights, gender and disability. Provided support to the formation of the global indigenous disability caucus.
Languages: English, French, German, basic Spanish and understanding of the Russian alphabet
Position: In charge of the Oral History project
Studies: Master in Political Science, Certificate in Advanced Studies in Sustainable Development (ongoing)
Experience: Volunteer during Docip's technical secretariat at a session of the Human Rights Council in 2007.
Languages: French, Italian, English, intermediate German and basic Spanish
Position: In charge of documentation
Studies: M.A. in Languages and Civilisations of South Asia, B.A. in History & Sciences of Religions and in Languages and Civilisations of South Asia.
Languages: French, English, Italian, Intermediate Hindi and Ourdou, basic Spanish.
Position: In charge of the monitoring and evaluation activity / Support of indigenous delegates during the UNPFII and EMRIP
Studies: PhD Studies in Law, Master’s degree in Research and Public Action Practices, Bachelor’s in International Studies and Modern Languages , Certificate in Immigration and Inter-Ethnic Relations
Experience: Professional and social involvement in planning, implementation and evaluation of international projects on the promotion and defense of indigenous rights in Latin America. International research collaboration on Indigenous justice.
Languages: French, English, Spanish and basic level in Portuguese, Russian and German
Position: Coordinator of the technical secretariats.
Studies: MSc in Development Studies, majoring in Political Science.
Experience: Internships at two human rights organisations, focusing on the rights of indigenous peoples in Switzerland and Colombia, investigation and publication of a thesis on mining and ethno-territorial communities in Colombia.
Languages: German, French, English and Spanish
Position: Representative at the EU
Studies: Lawyer specialized in human rights
Experience: Adviser of a member of the European Parliament responsible for human rights issues (notably Indigenous Peoples) from 2010 to 2012. Expert of the European Commission in indigenous consultations during the UNPFII in 2015.
Languages: French and English
PASCAL DANIEL ANGST
Position: In charge of information broadcasting and the agenda. In charge of online services.
Studies: Anthropoloy, Information and Communication Technologies
Experience: Working with Docip and Indigenous Peoples at the UN. Information and communication projects with Yanomami and Tupinambá in Brazil.
Languages: German, French, English, Portuguese
Position : Apprenticeship in service and administration
Studies: Employee training in Business (École de commerce André-Chavanne)
Languages : French, English, Spanish and Italian