Gender Equality Studies & Training Programme

under the auspices of UNESCO

Graduation of the 2022 GRÓ GEST fellows

The GEST Alumni

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Alumni event in Kampala

On Tuesday 7 June 2022, GEST alumni from Uganda gathered at the Icelandic Embassy in Kampala for an alumni network event.
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Graduation of the GRÓ GEST fellows of 2022

Returning to its customary spring schedule, GRÓ GEST celebrated the graduation of the 14th GEST cohort. This year´s GEST graduates represent 15 different countries including Bosnia & Herzegovina, Egypt, Ghana, India, Kenya, Kosovo, Malawi, Moldova, Namibia, Pakistan, Palestine, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Uganda and Zimbabwe. The group includes researchers, activists, artists, government officials, and master’s students with a shared interest and dedication to enhancing gender equality.
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Field trip to the southeast coast of Iceland

Over the last weekend, the GEST fellows travelled to the southeast coast of Iceland, enjoying the major sites Iceland’s countryside has to offer along the way including the Reynisfjara Black Beach, the Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss Waterfalls, and the Glacier Lagoon.
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Final Seminar 2022

The semester at the 2022 Gender Equality Studies and Training programme (GRÓ GEST) is coming to an end. Throughout the term, the GRÓ GEST fellows have worked on a final assignment; research papers, research proposals and project proposals, all having to do with issues relevant to gender equality in their home countries. This coming Monday, 16 May, they will give presentations on the content of their final assignments in the Auditorium in Veröld (VHV-023), University of Iceland, from 8:55 am – 4:10 pm.

Statistics

172
fellows graduated
31
countries represented
13
years of experience