News

14 August 2019

GEST alumni Chikondi Manyungwa awarded a GEST Ph.D. grant

GEST has awarded Chikondi Manyungwa a Ph.D. grant for her research project on the participation of women in the fish value chain and the value chain governance in Malawi, focusing on the villages Msaka by Lake Malawi and Kachulu by Lake Chilwa.
1 August 2019

MeToo: Moving Forward

This September an international conference that explores the #MeToo movement will be held in Reykjavík.
Newsletter July 2019
24 July 2019

UNU-GEST July 2019 Newsletter!

Our July 2019 newsletter is full of news from our work over the last months, including the 2019 graduation, fellows' activities and field visits, the new module, and various events.
19 June 2019

UNU-GEST Short Course: Gender and Climate Change in Uganda

Last week, UNU-GEST in partnership with the Ugandan Government; Climate Change Department and Makarere University with the support of the Icelandic Foreign Ministry, conducted short training course of Gender and Climate Change in Mbale town, Uganda. The training was attended by 30 specialists from Karamoja region, Bududa and Mbale representing different sectors within district local governments, and representatives of CSOs.
Teaching Gender to Youth Group
18 June 2019

Teaching Gender to Youth: Education Outreach in Malawi

This spring the United Nations University Gender Equality Studies and Training Programme (UNU-GEST), in collaboration with the Icelandic Embassy in Malawi, organized a short course on Teaching Gender to Youth in Mangochi, Malawi.
29 May 2019

The Director of GEST among the world's 100 most influential people in gender policy

Dr. Irma Erlingsdóttir, the Director of the UNU-GEST Programme and the RIKK – Institute for Gender, Equality and Difference, is among the world's 100 most influential people in gender policy 2019, according to a new list from Apolitical, a peer-to-peer learning and policy platform for governments and other public bodies.