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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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Collaboration with Wikigender University

UNU-GEST is delighted to announce a collaboration with the Wikigender University Programme, which is a part of the Wikigender initiative by the OECD Development Centre. Wikigender is a global online platform policymakers and experts from both developed and developing countries to find solutions to advance gender equality
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Open seminar 18 February 2016 on the 2015 Human Development Report

Dr. Selim Jahan, Director of the UNDP Human Development Report Office and editor-in-chief of the 2015 Human Development Report (HDR): Work for Human Development will be a keynote speaker at an open seminar where the 2015 HDR and its main findings will be introduced.
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UNU-GEST Lecture Series on 4 February - Twice Abused Bodies and the Question of Agency

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UNU-GEST welcomes new fellows: the class of 2016!

The class of 2016 fellows of the UNU-GEST Diploma Programme in International Gender Studies has arrived at the University of Iceland.
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UNU-GEST lecture series 29 January - Gender Specifics: A Hidden View from Kuwait

Prof. Mai Al-Nakib from Kuwait University lecture addresses a wide range of issues linked to cultural politics in the Middle East—from Arab feminisms to the ethical question of Palestinians in Kuwait.
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Lusungu Kayira: Profile of a UNU-GEST Fellow 2015

Lusungu Kayira is a dedicated 21 year old social worker from Malawi and the youngest fellow ever to graduate from the UNU-GEST post-graduate diploma programme
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UNU-GEST newsletter 2015

In this issue, news about the Post-graduate programme, lecture series, events, alumni activities, research, 2016 cohort of fellows, new members of staff and a note from the Director.
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Short course in Reykjavik: Gender and Negotiation Techniques

Learn how to become a better negotiator while taking account of gendered dimensions. A short course in gender and negotiation techniques will be offered in Reykjavik from 29 February to 2 March 2016.
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