Knowledge Networking and Capacity Building Program on Engendering Macroeconomics and International Economics

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9-17 October 2011
Women’s Studies Center in Science,
Engineering and Technology,
Istanbul Technical University (ITU)

Gender, Macroeconomics and International Working Group (GEM-IWG), GEM-Europe and GEM-Turkey Invite you to take part in the 1st European Regional Intensive Workshop and Symposium Knowledge Networking and Capacity Building Program on Engendering Macroeconomics and International Economics.

In collaboration with ITU Women’s Studies Center in Science, Engineering and Technology; Warsaw School of Economics; Levy Economics Institute, Gender Equality and the Economy Program,(GEEP) and University of Utah, Department of Economics.

In Partnership with the Heinrich Böll Foundation and UNDP, and with support of IDRC. 

This program aims to facilitate the integration of a gender perspective into macroeconomic research and policy formulation in Europe with a special focus on the transition and emerging economies in Eastern and Southern Europe, the Balkans as well as the Caucasus and Central Asia. The purpose of the program is to create a knowledge network of economists in these regions. 

The program is for economists in academia, research institutions, government, civil society organizations and in international development institutions. Partial or full funding will be available for up to 20 fellows. The fellows of the program will be required, at a minimum, to have completed two years of study in an economics Ph.D. program and have passed their qualifying exams, or have its equivalent such as a master’s degree in economics. Funding priority will be given to those who are: a) residents or citizens of and/or those who are active in research or policy formulation on gender, macroeconomics and international economics in the following countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. 

Further information and application procedure in pdf