News

31 December 2021

GRÓ GEST 2021 - Year in Review

Yet another year has passed at the GRÓ GEST. The GEST team is thankful for having been able to continue GEST' main activities despite the pandemic, including the postgraduate programme.
25 December 2021

Season's Greetings 2021!

The GRÓ GEST programme sends its warmest holiday greetings and wishes for a happy new year!
10 December 2021

Congratulations to the GRÓ GEST class of 2021!

GRÓ GEST celebrated the graduation of 20 fellows, who were awarded a postgraduate diploma in international gender studies from the University of Iceland. The fellows come from 15 countries: China, Egypt, Kenya, India, Iraq (Kurdistan), Malawi, Mexico, Mongolia, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Palestine (West Bank), Russia (Arctic), Sri Lanka and Uganda. The group consists of experts working in governments, academia, research, civil societies, and non-governmental organisations.
7 December 2021

Empowering Women Energy Entrepreneurs

GEST alumna Ms Chinenye Anekwe succesfully implements project to empower women through sustainable energy
5 December 2021

Final Seminar 2021

The presentations of the final assignments of the 2021 cohort of the Gender Equality Studies and Training programme (GRÓ GEST) will take place on Monday, December 6, at the lecture hall in Veröld (VHV-023), University of Iceland, from 8:50 am – 3:45 pm. The presentations will also be live streamed online.
3 December 2021

Short Course on Gender and Climate Change in Malawi

Today, a short course on Gender and Climate Change was completed in Mchinji district in Malawi. The short course was developed through a collaboration of GRÓ-GEST and Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR).