15 November 2023

GRÓ GEST Director Visits The Lilja’s Fistula and One Stop Centre in Mangochi, Malawi

The GRÓ GEST Director, Dr. Irma Erlingsdóttir visited Malawi in November, where she visited GRÓ GEST’s partners, both old and new. Among the sites visited was the Lilja’s Fistula and One Stop Centre at the Mangochi District Hospital, a care centre for survivors of sexual violence and inter institutional support centre addressing fistula.
Participants and instructors at the short course on gender and climate change in Mangochi district
13 November 2023

GRÓ GEST Expands Cooperation in Malawi

The Director of GRÓ GEST, Dr. Irma Erlingsdóttir, visited Malawi in November. Her schedule was extensive and filled with stimulating experiences and activities. The GEST programme has collaborated with institutions and associations in Malawi for eleven years, with 34 fellows having gratuated from the programme since 2013.
At Samarkand State University: Dr Muhtor Nadirov, Dr Sjöfn Vilhelmsdóttir, and Dr Toshpulot Rajabov
2 November 2023

GRÓ LRT visit to partners in Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan

In October, Dr Sjöfn Vilhelmsdóttir, the Director of GRÓ LRT, travelled to Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan to visit GRÓ LRT's partner institutions in both countries. The purpose of the visits was to meet with the directors of these partner institutions and interview potential candidates for GRÓ LRT Fellowships to attend the annual six-month training in Iceland. Dr Bryndís Marteinsdóttir from the Soil Conservation Service of Iceland, who is a member of the GRÓ LRT Academic Committee and a key lecturer in the training programme, accompanied Sjöfn on the visit to Uzbekistan.
1 November 2023

Knowledge Exchange Visit

Over the past one and a half week some good friends from the Pacific have been here in Iceland on a “Knowledge Exchange Visit” organised by GRÓ-FTP.
1 November 2023

Course Launch LIVE STREAM

GRÓ GEST celebrates the release of its online courses in international gender studies