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Update Regarding Covid-19

Update Regarding Covid-19

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the University of Iceland will be closed for the next four weeks. This closure affects the current 2020 GEST programme severely as all teaching now happens online.
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Climate Change, Gender Equality and Development Cooperation

Climate Change, Gender Equality and Development Cooperation

This lecture will focus specifically on the links between gender and climate change in Sub-Saharan Africa and discuss the importance of integrating gender concerns into climate policies and programmes in development cooperation.
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Vice Chancellor Dr. Barnabas Nawangwe of Makerere University and Ambassador Unnur O. Rammette of the…

MOU signed between Makerere University and University of Iceland

The GEST programme at the University of Iceland and Makerere University‘s School of Women and Gender Studies (SWGS) in Kampala, Uganda, have collaborated for many years.
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Cynthia Enloe Awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Iceland

Cynthia Enloe Awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Iceland

We are honoured to announce that Cynthia Enloe, Research Professor at Clark University, world-renowned feminist scholar, and long-standing lecturer at the GEST Programme, has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the Faculty of Languages and Cultures at the University of Iceland. Prof. Enloe has been an annual lecturer at the GEST Programme since 2010 where she teaches on gender, peace, and security.

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fellows graduated
22
countries represented
10
years of experience

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