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Conflict and Hunger

An open seminar will be held at the University of Iceland on March 7 from 12:00 to 13:00, hosted by UNU-GEST, the Institute of International Affairs at the University of Iceland, Höfði Reykjavík Peace Centre and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs
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Prof Cynthia Enloe's lecture at Haskoli Islands

A full Aula at the University of Iceland listened to an encouraging and uplifting lecture of Prof Cynthia Enloe earlier this week, when discussing her latest book “The Big Push: Exposing and Challenging the Persistence of Patriarchy” in context to the #metoo movement in Iceland.
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Panel in Hugvísindaþing 2018 - Rights and Wrongs: Gender Equality and Human Rights

UNU-GEST organizes a panel in Hugvísindaþing conference which is held 9-10 March 2018 at the University of Iceland. Staff members, fellows and associated scholars will address the issue from different angles
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Bisharo Ali Hussein selected as a member of the 2018 class of Women Deliver Young Leaders

We are proud to announce that our very own Bisharo Ali Hussein is one of the 300 change makers chosen to be part of the 2018 class of women deliver young leaders.
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Gender Responsive Budgeting: Short course held in Reykjavik

UNU-GEST offered a short course in gender responsive budgeting, held at the University of Iceland in Reykjavik, 19-23 February 2018 for 29 participants from 17 countries
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#IcelandToo? How Patriarchy Is Perpetuated

Dr. Cynthia Enloe, feminist writer, theorist and professor at Clark University, USA, will give an open lecture based on her new book The Big Push: Exposing and Challenging the Persistence of Patriarchy on Tuesday, 27 February 2018 at 12:00 to 13:15 in the Aula of the University of Iceland, Main Building.
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Dr. Klatzer is the fourth lecturer in the 2018 lecture series

Dr. Elisabeth Klatzer is the fourth lecturer in the 2018 RIKK & UNU-GEST lecture series during spring term 2018. Dr. Klatzer is a specialist and civil-society activist on feminist economics and gender responsive budgeting. Her lecture is titled “Budgeting for Women’s Rights: Tax Justice and Gender Equality”
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UNU-GEST fellows visit the President and First Lady of Iceland

Today, 14th of February, the 2018 cohort of UNU-GEST fellows had the honour of visiting the President of Iceland, Mr. Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and the First Lady, Mrs. Eliza Reid, at Bessastaðir, the presidential residence.
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Fellows of 2018 class in certification process for project management associates

For the first time, a D-level certification as a project management associate, is a part of the UNU-GEST curriculum in the post-graduate diploma programme in international gender studies
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Third lecture of the spring lecture series

On Thursday 8th of February, Dr. Ragnhildur Helgadóttir, Dean of the School of Law at Reykjavik University, will be the third lecturer in the joint RIKK and UNU-GEST lecture series this spring.
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