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Participants and organisers at the course
18 December 2019

SDG Short Course IV on Geothermal Exploration and Development held in Kenya

SDG Short Course IV on Geothermal Exploration and Development was held in Kenya during November 13 – December 3.
Staff and fellows from GEST along with representatives from the UNESCO Management of Social Transformations Programme (MOST), the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO (KNATCOM), and invited experts outside the Kenya Institute for Curriculum Development
18 December 2019

10-Year Anniversary Seminar in Nairobi

This week on December 16-18, the GEST Programme celebrates its 10-year anniversary at the Kenya Institute for Curriculum Development Nairobi in collaboration with the UNESCO Management of Social Transformations Programme (MOST) and the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO (KNATCOM).
17 December 2019

A Call to End Violence Against Women and Girls: Ambassador's Dialogue with GEST Alumni in Uganda

Last week, GEST alumni in Uganda participated in a dialogue with Ambassador Unnur Orradóttir Ramette, as a part of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign.
16 December 2019

WGC2020 Fellowships - Update

Preliminary information update regarding the Fellowships for WGC2020!
7 December 2019

New Director of GTP

At the end of 2019, Lúdvík Georgsson will step down as Director of UNU-GTP as he will have reached the Government retirement age limit of 70 years. Lúdvík has been the Director since Ingvar Fridleifsson retired in 2013. Before that Lúdvík was the Deputy Director since 1990. His years as a staff member therefore covers 30 years although he was involved in teaching and supervising Fellows since its establishment in 1979.
Charles Muturia
6 December 2019

PhD defence by Charles Muturia Lichoro

On Friday the 13th of December Charles Muturia Lichoro will defend his PhD thesis in Geophysics from the University of Iceland in the Main building, room The Aula from 13:00-15:00.