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UNU-GEST Fellows Witness Climate Change: Field Trip to the Southeast of Iceland

Last week, the UNU-GEST fellows, together with Dr. Irma Erlingsdóttir, the director of UNU-GEST, travelled to the southeast of Iceland as part of the module "Gender and Environment".
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UNU-GEST and Makerere University offer scholarships for spring term 2019

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 2019 in international gender studies in Reykjavík, Iceland
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Fellows talk about their experiences on national radio

On the first day of summer, four UNU-GEST fellows, Katuramu Peter from Uganda, Masha Durkalić from Bosnia-Hersegovina, Carmen Kishek from Palestine and Mercy Chaluma form Malawi were featured in a radio broadcast by the Icelandic National Broadcasting Agency, "Sendiboðarnir", or the "Messengers"
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Icelandic youth learns about gender inequality from UNU-GEST fellows

UNU-GEST fellows from Montenegro, Palestine and Malawi gave presentations about gender inequality in their home countries in Flensborg Upper Secondary School in Hafnarfjörður
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UNU-GEST Alumni Joseph Kazima honoured as He4She campaign champion

Joseph Kazima, who graduated from the UNU-GEST diploma programme in 2014 and now the head the Gender Mainstreaming Division of the Ministry of Gender in Malawi, was honoured with the He4She campaign badge on 22nd March 2018.
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Cynthia Enloe's lecture now available online

Prof. Cynthia Enloe´s lecture #IcelandToo? How Patriarchy Is Perpetuated, held 28 February at the University of Iceland, in now available online
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Mareef Fadel brings a Lebanese gift to the President of Iceland

Maaref Fadel, a UNU-GEST fellow from Lebanon, visited the presidential office in Reykjavík yesterday offering a gift to Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, the President of Iceland. Ms. Fadel was one of three students to deliver a speech for the President and the First Lady about her experience in the UNU-GEST programme in Iceland.
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Professor Viviane Namaste is the seventh lecturer in this term‘s lecture series

Professor Viviane Namaste from Concordia University, Montréal, is the seventh lecturer in this term‘s UNU-GEST and RIKK lecture series. Her lecture is titled: "Women’s Health Organizing: Lessons from Montréal’s Haitian Community in the 1980s".
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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 invite masters students from FMK to apply for a joint Erasmus+ and UNU-GEST fellowship to attend the 2019 Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in International Gender Studies at the University of Iceland. The programme will run from the 8th of January until the 24th of May 2019 in Reykjavík, Iceland.
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University of Sarajevo and UNU-GEST offer joint scholarships

Center for Interdisciplinary Studies (CIS) at the University of Sarajevo and UNU-GEST invite CIS masters students to apply for a joint Erasmus+ and UNU-GEST fellowship to attend the 2019 Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in International Gender Studies at the University of Iceland. The 2019 programme will run from the 8th of January until the 24th of May 2019 in Reykjavík, Iceland.
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