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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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Women's Human Rights Education Institute (WHRI) seeks volunteer research contributors for global study on women's human rights

WHRI invites researchers to join a research project on “good practices” in ending discrimination and promoting women’s self-empowerment for the UN Working Group on Discrimination Against Women in Law and Practice (UNWGDAW).
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2015 UNU-GEST Fellows attend Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60) session in New York

Two 2015 GEST Fellows, Limbani Phiri and Victor Maulidi from Malawi, were privileged to attend the 60th annual session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60) at United Nations Headquarters in New York in March this year.
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