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UNU-GEST calls for comments on Iceland’s National Action Plan for the Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security 2013–2016.

The United Nations University Gender Equality Studies and Training Programme (UNU-GEST) is undertaking an evaluation of Iceland’s National Action Plan for the Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security 2013–2016.
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Chikondi Manyungwa, 2013 fellow, wins the Rosemary Firth Award at the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET) Conference

The UNU-GEST team would like to congratulate Chikondi Manyungwa for receiving the Rosemary Firth award for best presenter at the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET) Conference.
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UNU-GEST and Birzeit University offer scholarships

UNU-GEST and the External Academic Relation Office at Birzeit University invite students enrolled in MA/MSc programmes at Birzeit University to apply for a joint Erasmus+ and UNU-GEST fellowships in the 2017 Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in International Gender Studies at the University of Iceland.
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Directory of former fellows

UNU-GEST has published a directory of former fellows on its website. This allows alumni members and other interested to search the directory by country, specialization and the year of graduation.
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2011 fellow Ester Sumbana joins Plan International Mozambique

The UNU-GEST team congratulates the former 2011 fellow, Ester Maceda Sumbana, on her recent position as the Gender Coordinator and Advisor of the Plan International Mozambique. Plan International Mozambique is an organization working in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas.
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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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