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UNU-GEST Lecture Series 31 March - Men of the World ... and what to do about them: resistance, responsibilities and responses

Professor Jeff Hearn will give the lecture “Men of the World ... and what to do about them: resistance, responsibilities and responses”, on 31 March at 12 o’clock in The National Museum’s lecture hall.
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UNU-GEST fellows Stella Tereka and Harriet Pamara talk on gender and climate change in Uganda

Each year the University of Iceland celebrates Green Days where environmental issues are addressed. This year the theme is "Changing World - Changing Life" as climate change is placed in the spotlight. Two UNU-GEST fellows, Stella Tereka and Harriet Pamara presented on gender in climate change in Uganda.
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UNU-GEST Lecture Series 17 March - Feminist communities as epistemic communities; knowledge production and hidden hierarchies

Milica Minić, Gender and development specialist and researcher, will give a lecture on 17 March at 12 o’clock in The National Museum’s lecture hall in Reykjavik. The lecture will address knowledge production, exchange and reception within feminist epistemic communities of Iceland and Serbia.
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Ivan Titosse project coordinator of RESILIM-O

A 2015 UNU-GEST alumni from Mozambique uses his gender expertise in his new post to reduce the vulnerability of people and ecosystems through improved transboundary governance and management of natural resources
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UNU-GEST Lecture Series 3 March - Peacekeeping Training in Africa: International Expectations vs Training Realities

On 3 March, Dr. Anne Flaspöler will give the lecture „Peacekeeping Training in Africa: International Expectations vs Training Realities“ held at the National Museum’s lecture hall at 12 o´clock.
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The 2016 short course on gender-responsive budgeting a success

Congratulations to the participants who finished the 2016 Gender-Responsive Budgeting Short Course at UNU-GEST last week under the supervision of Dr. Elisabeth Klatzer. During the intensive and informative week a great group dynamic developed among the 21 participants, who come from seven countries.
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UNU-GEST Lecture Series 25 February - Gender and Climate Change: the Story of Our Lives

On 25 February, at 12pm in room 101 in Oddi, Irene Dankelman will give us insights into understanding the thinking and practice around the gender aspects of sustainable development and environment/climate change issues.
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Collaboration with Wikigender University

UNU-GEST is delighted to announce a collaboration with the Wikigender University Programme, which is a part of the Wikigender initiative by the OECD Development Centre. Wikigender is a global online platform policymakers and experts from both developed and developing countries to find solutions to advance gender equality
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Open seminar 18 February 2016 on the 2015 Human Development Report

Dr. Selim Jahan, Director of the UNDP Human Development Report Office and editor-in-chief of the 2015 Human Development Report (HDR): Work for Human Development will be a keynote speaker at an open seminar where the 2015 HDR and its main findings will be introduced.
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UNU-GEST Lecture Series on 4 February - Twice Abused Bodies and the Question of Agency

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