Eligibility and deadline
Within the budget available, one
fellowship per country may be granted to participants from countries with a GDP
per capita less than 2'000 USD, with priority to Least Developed Countries (LDCs).
Priority will be given to participants who will submit a paper of direct
relevance to an agenda item.
Due to budgetary constraints, the
countries’ beneficiaries of a fellowship may have to contribute partly to the
costs of the fellowship. You are invited to submit your requests for fellowships
no later than 6 February 2009 by completing the appropriate section of
the online registration and fellowship form. Please note that requests for
fellowships arriving after the fixed deadline will be considered on an "as
While the registration is done by
pressing the "submit button", fellowship applications should not
be sent with the “submit” button. After having registered
with the "submit" button, please print the form, sign it,
have it signed by the approving officer of your administration, get the
form stamped (official stamp of the administration). Once complete, you may
either scan it and email it to BDT
firstname.lastname@example.org OR fax it to +41 22
Should you need assistance, please call
the Fellowships Service at: Tel: +41 22 730 5487.
Interpretation and translation of agenda
documents will be provided based on the requests of participants. You are
therefore invited to indicate on the registration form whether you require
languages other than English before 16 January 2009. Based on the
requests made by this deadline and provided there are at least five requests for
a given language, interpretation and translation will be provided in the
It is imperative that
fellows be present from the first day to end of the meeting and participate
during the entire fellowship period.
Please note that the deadline for submitting requests for
6 February 2009.
Requests received after
the deadline will be considered on an "as possible" basis.