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).
1 December 2021

Nordic Women Mediators' Annual Meeting 2021 and Workshop on Inclusive Mediation to Sustain Peace

The 2021 annual meeting of the Nordic Women Mediators Network took place at the Culture House in Reykjavík from 17-19 November. Prior to the meeting, GRÓ GEST hosted a workshop on inclusive mediation where GRÓ GEST fellows, NWM members and other experts were invited to attend. Each event was attended by over 30 people, in addition to a few NWM members who participated in the annual meeting online.