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Faculty of Media and Communications, Belgrade and UNU-GEST offer joint scholarships

Faculty of Media and Communications, Belgrade and UNU-GEST are pleased to offer full scholarships to two master´s students to attend the UNU-GEST diploma programme 2018 in international gender studies. The scholarships are partially funded by the Erasmus + grant scheme.
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Laura Malinauskaite receives a scholarship from the Watanabe Fund

Project assistant Laura Malinauskaite was one of thirteen Watanabe grant recipients from the University of Iceland in 2017. She received a grant for a study visit to Japan for two months in the fall 2017 in support of her research on the status of women in the geothermal sector in different parts of the world
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University of Sarajevo and UNU-GEST offer joint scholarships

Center for Interdisciplinary Studies (CIS), University of Sarajevo and UNU-GEST are pleased to offer full scholarships to two master´s students to attend the UNU-GEST diploma programme 2018 in international gender studies. The scholarships are partially funded by the Erasmus + grant scheme.
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UNU-GEST and UNU-GTP joint lecture on "Gender and Energy" by Dr. Ellen Morris on 28th April.

UNU-GEST is hosting a joint lecture in cooperation with the UNU-GTP, United Nations Geothermal Training Programme on "Gender and Energy" by Dr. Ellen Morris on 28/04
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Bringing Gender to the Environmental Table: UNEP’s Global Gender Assessment

A symposium on UNEP’s Global Gender Assessment will be held on 24 April, in cooperation of UNU-GEST, RIKK – Institute for Gender, Equality and Difference, and the interdisciplinary Environment and Natural Resources programme, at the University of Iceland.
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UNU-GEST fellow Bisharo Ali, from Somalia, featured in the Icelandic National TV for her efforts towards alleviating Somali humanitarian crisis.

Bisharo Ali is leading a series of fundraising activities to alleviate the humanitarian crisis currently happening in Somalia in collaboration with Icelandic Red Cross.
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Lecture on the Rise of the Black Lives Matter Movement

Lecture series event "The Rise of the Black Lives Matter Movement: Race and Policing in the United States" by Dr. Rashawn Ray, University of Maryland, U.S. The secture will take place on 21 April from 12-13h at the National Museum of Iceland lecture hall.
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UNU-GEST Professor TJ Boisseau on the Icelandic National Radio station on contemporary gender and race politics in the U.S.

TJ Boisseau, U.S. Fulbright Scholar to the University of Iceland and UNU-GEST Professor featured in the Icelandic National Broadcast in series of programmes on US politics.
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First UNU-GEST collaboration with Our World web Magazine by United Nations University

Pétur Waldoff's article on his research on Gendered Value Chain Analysis in Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania has been featured in Our World Magazine.
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UNU-GEST and Makerere University offer scholarships for spring term 2018

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 2018 in international gender studies. The scholarships are partially funded by the Erasmus + grant scheme.
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