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UNU-GEST contributes to the GGEO 2016

The Global Gender and Environment Outlook (GGEO) was published In May of 2016 at the United Nations Environment Assembly. The GGEO constitutes the first assessment that provides a comprehensive overview about the interplay between gender and the environment.
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2016 UNU-GEST alumni blogsites published: Climate change and sustainability

UNU-GEST alumni Amelia Zawangoni, Harriet Atim, Nthamyo Mbeye and Wamundu Muzamil have completed and published blog entries focusing on the topic of climate change and sustainability as part of a field study related assessment.
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2016 UNU-GEST alumni blogsites published: Climate change – economic challenges

UNU-GEST alumni Madalitso Makondi, Kholofelo Thobejane and Roselyn Makhambera have completed and published articles focusing on the topic of economic challenges of climate change as part of a field study related assessment.
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2016 UNU-GEST alumni blogsites published: Climate Change – the North and the South

UNU-GEST alumni Stella Tereka, Miriam Akot, Diana Younis Mahmoud Al-Azzeh and Abel Nuwamanya have completed and published a comparative analysis on the topic of climate change and its manifestation in the North and South as part of a field study related assessment.
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2016 alumnus Daniel Amponsah submits UNU-GEST final assignment to Ministry of Gender and Social Protection in Ghana

Mr. Amponsah submitted his completed project to Nana Oye Lithur, a human rights lawyer and leading advocate on sexual and gender equality in Ghana, as well as Minister of Gender and Social Protection.
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Internship opportunities for spring semester 2017

UNU-GEST is seeking applicants for an internship period during the spring semester of 2017. The goal of the internship placement is to offer students in related fields of study an opportunity to get acquainted with applied approaches to work towards gender equality.
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UNU-GEST and Makerere University offer scholarships

UNU-GEST collaboration with Makerere University in Uganda continues and the partners are pleased to offer full scholarships to two master´s students of Makerere University School of Women and Gender studies to attend the UNU-GEST diploma programme 2017. The scholarships are partially funded by the Erasmus + grant scheme.
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UNU-GEST receives 10 million ISK grant for ‘Go for No‘ documentary project

UNU-GEST has been granted funding from the Icelandic Gender Equality Fund for ‘Go for No - Tackling gender-based discrimination within the geothermal industry’ international documentary project, in collaboration with Women in Geothermal (WinG) and Bless Bless Productions
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UNU-GEST alumna participates in 2016 Women Deliver Conference

Shaista de Araújo, 2015 UNU-GEST alumna from Mozambique, attended the 2016 triennial Women Deliver Conference during 16-19 May in Copenhagen, Denmark
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Wikigender publishes articles by 2016 UNU-GEST alumni

In joint partnership between Wikigender and UNU-GEST, seven fellows wrote articles that have been published through the Wikigender University Programme website.
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