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Open seminars - UNU-GEST fellows present their final assignments

23 fellows are graduating from the UNU-GEST programme in spring semester 2018. The graduates will present their final assignments at four thematic, open seminars at the University of Iceland.
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Final Lecture in spring lecture series on anti-gender movements as challenges to human rights

Andrea Pető, Professor at Central European University, Budapest, is the 8th and last lecturer in the RIKK & UNU-GEST 2018 spring term lecture series.
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UNU-GEST fellows continue teaching Icelandic youth about gender inequality in their home countries

Three fellows from the UNU-GEST Diploma Programme visited the upper seconday school Fjölbrautaskólinn við Ármúla on April 27. The students, aged 16 -19, listened carefully to their talk about gender issues in their home countries
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UNU-GEST fellows on Icelandic National Broadcasting Service

For the first time UNU-GEST fellows were presented on the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service – Ríkisútvarpið, or RÚV for short, in a popular TV programme called Landinn
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UNU-GEST Fellows Witness Climate Change: Field Trip to the Southeast of Iceland

Last week, the UNU-GEST fellows, together with Dr. Irma Erlingsdóttir, the director of UNU-GEST, travelled to the southeast of Iceland as part of the module "Gender and Environment".
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UNU-GEST and Makerere University offer scholarships for spring term 2019

UNU-GEST collaboration with Makerere University in Uganda continues. The partners are pleased to offer full scholarships to two master´s students of Makerere University to attend the UNU-GEST diploma programme 2019 in international gender studies in Reykjavík, Iceland
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Fellows talk about their experiences on national radio

On the first day of summer, four UNU-GEST fellows, Katuramu Peter from Uganda, Masha Durkalić from Bosnia-Hersegovina, Carmen Kishek from Palestine and Mercy Chaluma form Malawi were featured in a radio broadcast by the Icelandic National Broadcasting Agency, "Sendiboðarnir", or the "Messengers"
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Icelandic youth learns about gender inequality from UNU-GEST fellows

UNU-GEST fellows from Montenegro, Palestine and Malawi gave presentations about gender inequality in their home countries in Flensborg Upper Secondary School in Hafnarfjörður
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UNU-GEST Alumni Joseph Kazima honoured as He4She campaign champion

Joseph Kazima, who graduated from the UNU-GEST diploma programme in 2014 and now the head the Gender Mainstreaming Division of the Ministry of Gender in Malawi, was honoured with the He4She campaign badge on 22nd March 2018.
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Cynthia Enloe's lecture now available online

Prof. Cynthia Enloe´s lecture #IcelandToo? How Patriarchy Is Perpetuated, held 28 February at the University of Iceland, in now available online
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