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UNU-GEST field trip as part of the last module "Gender and Environment" May 2017

UNU-GEST travelled to Höfn, East Iceland where the fellows had the opportunity to learn about climate change and sustainability with experts from the Nýheimar Research Centre - Háskóli Íslands.
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UNU-GEST hosts the Nordic Women Mediators (NWM) Annual Meeting in Reykjavík, Iceland on 7 and 8 May 2017.

The NWM Annual Meeting is taking place in Reykjavík from 7-8 May hosted by UNU-GEST and the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs with the aim to discuss and endorse operational mechanisms, clarify roles and responsibilities and agree on specific outcomes for 2017-18.
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Women´s Excellence in Scientific Research and Project Management

On behalf of UNU-GEST, Erla Hlín Hjálmarsdóttir and Kirstín Flygenring contribute to a workshop and a seminar in Bucharest on 10 and 11 May 2017 which are held in collaboration with the National University of Political Studes and Public Administration in Bucharest
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University of Montenegro and UNU-GEST offer joint scholarships

University of Montenegro and UNU-GEST are pleased to offer one full scholarship to a master's student 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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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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