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Inauguration of the Oum Kalthoum Ben Hassine Laboratory of Natural Sciences

Inauguration of the Oum Kalthoum Ben Hassine Laboratory of Natural SciencesThe inauguration of the Oum Kalthoum Ben Hassine Laboratory of Natural Sciences, named after renowned scientist and GRACE Tunisia project leader, was held 12 May 2012 in Oudref, Tunisia, on the occasion of the remembrance of the centenary of the Oudref Primary School.

Perspectives on Addressing Poverty to Encourage Lasting Gender Equality and Social Change panel discussion

Perspectives on Addressing Poverty to Encourage Lasting Gender Equality and Social Change. A SID Gender Work Group Panel Presentation. Panelists Francisco Cos-Montiel, Rita Morbia and Jane Parpart. Moderation by GRACE Research Coordinator and Gender Work-Group co-Chair Anne Webb. Co-sponsored by the Centre on Governance, University of Ottawa Date: April 24, 2012; Time:5:30 to 7:30...

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International Conference on Gender Transformations in the Arabian Peninsula and the Horn of Africa Cairo, November 16th and 17th, 2011

GRACE members: Prof. Rokhsana Abdul Rahman and Radia Shamsher presented a paper at the International Conference on Gender Transformations in the Arabian Peninsula and the Horn of Africa Cairo, November 16th and 17th, 2011. the paper was entitled “Masculinity and its Impact on Violence Against Women in Yemen (Aden), Dr. Huda Basaleem presented her paper...

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Yemen based GRACE Researcher, Rokhsana Ismail invited to a training workshop on technopreneurship for South Countries in Malaysia

Yemen based GRACE Researcher, Rokhsana Ismail was invited to attend an international Forum for Women in Science and Technolgy which was held in Malaysia (Kualalampur) during the period 20- 22 Sept. She also participated in the training workshop on Technopreneurship for southern countries. This workshop was held in Penang (Malaysia), during the period 26-30...

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GRACE Director participates in the Inaugural Southern African Internet Governance Forum Johannesburg

GRACE Research Director, Ineke Buskens attended the Inaugural Southern African Internet Governance Forum SAIGF which was held on 31st August 2011 in Johannesburg. The theme chosen for the SAIGF was; ‘To work together towards internet governance for sustainable development.’ Ineke Buskens made contributions focused on gender and rights of women. This and other contributions to...

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Yemen based GRACE Researcher, Rokhsana Ismail to attend a Training Workshop on Technopreneurship for South Countries in Malaysia

Yemen based GRACE Researcher, Rokhsana Ismail has been invited to attend an international Forum for Women in Science and Technolgy which will be held in Malaysia ( Kualalampur ) during the period 20- 22 Sept. She will also participate in the training workshop on Technopreneurship for south countries. this workshop will be held in...

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GRACE Research Director Invited to act as commentator on Martha Nussbaum’s keynote address at the Human Development Capabilities Approach Conference on Innovation, Human Development and Capabilities: September 6-8th, 2011 The Hague, Netherlands

Ineke Buskens acted as commentator on Martha Nussbaum’s keynote address at the Human Development Capabilities Approach Conference on Innovation, Human Development and Capabilities; Visit the Conference website here… Read the Presentation by Ineke Buskens;   The theme of the 2011 HDCA conference held in September from 6-8th, 2011 in The Hague, Netherlands was ‘Innovation,...

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GRACE Represented at TWAS-ROESEAP Symposium on Industrial Biotechnology, Beijing, China, 26-30 August 2011.

Mervat Foda Egypt based GRACE Researcher received an invitation to attend the TWAS-ROESEAP Symposium on Industrial Biotechnology in Beijing, China, to take place from 26-30 August 2011. She has also been invited to give a lecture entitled production of biogas from dairy wastes and be a chair of this session. More information on this workshop on the website...

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GRACE Researchers attend IDRC Supported workshop ‘Supporting Acacia Research Partners in Communicating for Policy Influence’. Johannesburg, South Africa, 8-11 August 2011

GRACE Research Director Ineke Buskens, GRACE Zambia Project leader Kiss Brian Abraham and Susan Bakesha GRACE Africa secretariat head and GRACE Uganda project leader attended the IDRC Supported workshop ‘Supporting Acacia Research Partners in Communicating for Policy Influence’.  Johannesburg, South Africa, 8-11 August 2011. The Workshop objective was to arm participants with communication skills that...

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African Women and ICTs features at the 11th IFIP Conference held in Kathmandu, Nepal from 22-25 May 2011 under the heading: Opportunity 3: New Research Theories and Methodologies

The GRACE Book African Women and ICTs featured at the 11th IFIP Conference held in Kathmandu, Nepal from 22-25 May 2011 under the heading: Opportunity 3: New Research Theories and Methodologies. The book was featured by Professor Geoff Walsham of the University of Cambridge in his presentation; ‘Development informatics research: from early beginnings to...

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