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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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Adding Peacekeepers to the Debates of Critical Liberal Peacebuilding

Anne Flaspöler, Postdoctoral Researcher at the EDDA Center of Excellence, has recently published the article “Adding Peacekeepers to the Debates of Critical Liberal Peacebuilding: New Insights from the Perspective of Peacekeeping Training in Africa” in the academic journal Peacebuilding.
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Congratulations to the UNU-GEST fellows of 2016

The United Nations University Gender Equality Studies and Training Programme (UNU-GEST) celebrated the graduation of 15 fellows with a post-graduate diploma in international gender studies from Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Palestine, Uganda and South Africa.
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UNU-GEST 2016 presentations continued: Actions to End Gender-Based Discrimination and Confronting Systemic Biases

Second day of sessions saw 2016 UNU-GEST fellows present talks relating to their final projects submitted for the Post-graduate Diploma programme.
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UNU-GEST fellows present final assignments on Gender, Environment and Disparities in Agriculture

In the first of two days’ of lectures, the 2016 UNU-GEST fellows presented talks relating to their final projects submitted on the programme.
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UNU-GEST fellows present final assignments next week

15 fellows will complete a post-graduate diploma in international gender studies from UNU-GEST on 25 May 2016. Fellows will present final assignments on Monday 22 May and Tuesday 23 May 2016 from 11:00-13:00 in Oddi building room 101 at the University of Iceland
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