10 May 2022

GRÓ GEST joins 6th Meeting of the Informal Network of European National Commissions for UNESCO

GEST joined for a special session on gender equality.
The GRÓ GEST fellows of 2022 with the president of Iceland, Mr. Guðni Th. Jóhannesson
7 May 2022

The GEST Fellows Invited to the Icelandic President's Residence

The GRÓ GEST 2022 cohort was invited to visit the Icelandic president, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson at Bessastaðir, the residence of the Icelandic president.
The award was presented by Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator, to Þórdís Kolbrún Gylfadóttir Reykfjörð, Iceland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, during a ceremony in New York.
2 May 2022

Iceland Awarded a Gold Certification under the UNDP Gender Equality Seal Programme

Iceland was the first donor country to be awarded a gold certification for its transformative gender equality efforts under the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Gender Equality Seal Programme.
GRÓ GEST fellows at Konukot
17 March 2022

GRÓ GEST Fellows Visit Konukot

Yesterday, fellows from the 2022 GEST cohort visited Konukot, an overnight shelter for homeless women in Reykjavík. The fellows were welcomed by Halldóra R. Guðmundsdóttir, Director of Konukot along with with team leader Helga Lind Mar, and Kristín Pálsdóttir, spokesperson for the Root, Association for Women's Welfare.
8 March 2022

Call to GEST Alumni: The March 8 Fund 2022

The GRÓ GEST programme hereby invites its alumni to apply for The March 8 Fund 2022. The deadline for applications is April 19, 2022. Read more about how to apply, eligibility criteria and priorities here.
15 February 2022

Mobilising for Intersex Rights in Iceland: RIKK & GRÓ GEST Lecture

Daniela Alaattinoğlu is the fourth lecturer of the RIKK – Institute for Gender, Equality and Difference and GRÓ-GEST lecture series Queer Iceland in an International Context in spring 2022. Daniela’s lecture is titled “Mobilising for Intersex Rights in Iceland”. The lecture is held Thursday 24 February at 12.00 at the Lecture Hall of the National Museum and is streamed live here.