18 May 2020

2020 Final Presentations

Today, the 2020 GEST fellows present their final assignments at the University of Iceland. The presentations are streamed live and can be found through the below links.
14 May 2020

GEST's First Free Online Course

Registration is now open for GEST’s first online course within the edX network.
Photo by Kristinn Ingvarsson
14 May 2020

The 2020 GEST Cohort Meets the President of Iceland

The GEST programme had the pleasure of hosting a visit from the President and the First Lady of Iceland, Mr. Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and Mrs. Eliza Reid, at the University of Iceland.
20 April 2020

Open Call for Nominations for the 2021 GEST Programme

The Gender Equality Studies and Training (GEST) programme calls for nominations for its academic programme in 2021. The deadline for nominations is 20 May 2020.
17 March 2020

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.
24 February 2020

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.