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UNU-GEST supports advocates for the rights of disabled women in Uganda

UNU-GEST has received a grant from the Icelandic Gender Equality Fund to support candidates from Uganda who work towards supporting the rights of disabled women. Together with the National Union of Disabled Persons in Uganda, UNU-GEST invites nominations of candidates to attend the post-graduate diploma programme in international gender studies in Reykjavik, in spring semester 2019.
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UNU-GEST and Manouba University offer scholarships for spring term 2019

Manouba University in Tunisia and the UNU-GEST Programme at the University of Iceland invite maters students to apply for a fellowship to attend the 2019 Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in International Gender Studies. The 2019 programme will run from the 8th of January until the 24th of May 2019 in Reykjavík, Iceland.
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NORA Conference 2019 - Call for Abstracts

Gender and feminist researchers are invited to participate in the NORA 2019 Conference on critical feminist cross-disciplinary research and activities. The conference is co-hosted by RIKK – Institute for Gender, Equality and Difference, the EDDA Research Center and the United Nations University Gender Studies and Training Programme at the University of Iceland. You are welcome to contact us on noragender@hi.is
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Birzeit University in Palestine and UNU-GEST offer joint fellowships

The External Academic Relation Office at Birzeit University and UNU-GEST invite master's students to apply for a joint Erasmus+ and UNU-GEST fellowships to attend the 2019 Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in International Gender Studies at the University of Iceland. The programme will run from January 8 to May 24, 2019 in Reykjavík, Iceland
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UNU-GEST graduates the class of 2018

The UNU-GEST programme celebrated the graduation of 23 fellows yesterday who were awarded a post-graduate diploma in international gender studies from the University of Iceland
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Open seminar "The Press in Palestine"

The open seminar discussing the media landscape in Palestine is hosted by UNU-GEST, the Höfði Reykjavik Peace Centre and the Institute of International Affairs on Thursday, 24 May, from 8:30 to 9:30 at Oddi 101 at the University of Iceland.
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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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