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UNEP GGEO expert meeting

UNU-GEST hosted the Final Book Sprint of the Global Gender and Environmental Outlook (GGEO) on 22-26 February 2016 at the University of Iceland, in Reykjavík.
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UNU-GEST & RIKK Lecture Series 11 April - "Making women invisible: What gets counted, counts"

Prof. Joni Seager, Bentley University gives the lecture "Making women invisible: What gets counted, counts", on Monday, 11 April, in room 101 in the Lögberg building, University of Iceland.
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Call for papers on gender-responsive methodologies and gender research in the African context

UNU-GEST is organizing a panel on Nordic Africa Days 2016 which will be held in Uppsala, Sweden 23-24 September. Paper proposals, not exceeding 300 words shall be submitted no later than 3 May
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UNU-GEST Lecture Series 31 March - Men of the World ... and what to do about them: resistance, responsibilities and responses

Professor Jeff Hearn will give the lecture “Men of the World ... and what to do about them: resistance, responsibilities and responses”, on 31 March at 12 o’clock in The National Museum’s lecture hall.
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UNU-GEST fellows Stella Tereka and Harriet Pamara talk on gender and climate change in Uganda

Each year the University of Iceland celebrates Green Days where environmental issues are addressed. This year the theme is "Changing World - Changing Life" as climate change is placed in the spotlight. Two UNU-GEST fellows, Stella Tereka and Harriet Pamara presented on gender in climate change in Uganda.
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UNU-GEST Lecture Series 17 March - Feminist communities as epistemic communities; knowledge production and hidden hierarchies

Milica Minić, Gender and development specialist and researcher, will give a lecture on 17 March at 12 o’clock in The National Museum’s lecture hall in Reykjavik. The lecture will address knowledge production, exchange and reception within feminist epistemic communities of Iceland and Serbia.
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Ivan Titosse project coordinator of RESILIM-O

A 2015 UNU-GEST alumni from Mozambique uses his gender expertise in his new post to reduce the vulnerability of people and ecosystems through improved transboundary governance and management of natural resources
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UNU-GEST Lecture Series 3 March - Peacekeeping Training in Africa: International Expectations vs Training Realities

On 3 March, Dr. Anne Flaspöler will give the lecture „Peacekeeping Training in Africa: International Expectations vs Training Realities“ held at the National Museum’s lecture hall at 12 o´clock.
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The 2016 short course on gender-responsive budgeting a success

Congratulations to the participants who finished the 2016 Gender-Responsive Budgeting Short Course at UNU-GEST last week under the supervision of Dr. Elisabeth Klatzer. During the intensive and informative week a great group dynamic developed among the 21 participants, who come from seven countries.
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UNU-GEST Lecture Series 25 February - Gender and Climate Change: the Story of Our Lives

On 25 February, at 12pm in room 101 in Oddi, Irene Dankelman will give us insights into understanding the thinking and practice around the gender aspects of sustainable development and environment/climate change issues.
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