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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 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 2018 in international gender studies. The scholarships are partially funded by the Erasmus + grant scheme.
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New book by UNU-EHS experts, "Disaster Risk Reduction in Indonesia: Progress, Challenges and Issues" released!

From global agreements to grassroots initiatives: a new book co-edited by UNU-EHS experts assesses the progress made in disaster risk reduction in Indonesia, and the challenges the country still faces.
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Next Lecture series event with Tamara Shefer on "Gender and sexual justice in South Africa: Young people making a change" 6th April, 12h

Next event of our collaboration with RIKK Háskóli Íslands this Thursday 6th April with Tamara Shefer on "Gender and sexual justice in South Africa: Young people making a change". From 12.00-13.00h at the National Museum of Iceland.
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New blog entry by Pétur Waldorff, "Left Out to Dry? Gender and Fisheries on Lake Tanganyika"

New ‘Gender Full Spectrum‘ Blog entry by UNU-GEST Researcher Dr. Pétur Walfdorff on his Gendered Value Change Analysis research in Tanzania.
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Lecture series event "Gender, Equality and Ethics Ambivalences in Indian Philosophical-Religious Traditions & Social Realities" by Nina Petek.

UNU-GEST and RIKK Háskóli Íslands co-host our next Lecture series event on 23/03 from 12-13pm at the National Museum of Iceland lecture hall.
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Human Development Report 2016 ‘Human Development for Everyone’ Launch event in Iceland on 24th March.

Dr. Selim Jahan, editor-in-chief of the Human Development Report 2016 ‘Human Development for Everyone’ and Director of the UNDP Human Development Report Office, introduces the 2016 HDR and its main findings on Friday 24 March, 16:00-17:30 at Hannesarholt.
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UNU-GEST former fellow Laureen Karayi (UWONET) from Uganda WEE Leadership Awards 2017 winner!

UNU-GEST former fellow, Laureen Karayi Nabimanya​, Programme Coordinator Uganda Women's Network (UWONET)​, is one of the WINNERS of the prestigious WEE Leadership Awards 2017 by Oxfam​ Knowledge Hub on Women’s Economic Empowerment in Agriculture.
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