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News Iceland » Education: Belarus, Iceland consider joint educational programs

News channel or source: http://eng.belta.by/society/view/prospects-for-implementing-belarus-iceland-joint-educational-programs-discussed-in-minsk-108408-2018/
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

MINSK, 16 January (BelTA) - The prospects for implementing joint educational programs were discussed during a meeting between Chairman of the Council of the Republic Mikhail Myasnikovich and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Iceland to Russia ...

News Iceland » Education: How to enforce gender equality? Iceland tests the waters

News channel or source: https://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2018/0110/How-to-enforce-gender-equality-Iceland-tests-the-waters
Publication date: Saturday 13 January 2018

By many measures, Iceland is already the best place to be a woman. The World Economic Forum has ranked it the most gender equal nation in the world for nine consecutive years for women’s workforce participation, educational attainment, health ...

News Iceland » Education: Environmental Issues Among Iceland's Top Five Challenges

News channel or source: http://icelandreview.com/news/2018/01/12/environmental-issues-among-icelands-top-five-challenges?language=en
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

This was followed by issues related to wealth inequality and poverty, then transportation, then education issues ... Árni Finnsson, chairman of the Iceland Nature Conservation Association, says there’s been a great need for a survey like this, as ...

News Iceland » Education: Iceland: 72% support separation of church and state

News channel or source: http://www.secularism.org.uk/news/2018/01/iceland-72-percent-support-separation-of-church-and-state
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

"Secularisation [in Iceland] has occurred very quickly, especially among younger people," said Bjarni Jonsson, the managing director of Siðmennt. "With increased education and broad-mindedness, change can occur quickly." According to Boasdottir ...

News Iceland » Education: In the US, unlike Iceland, it’s still OK to pay women less—here’s why

News channel or source: https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/us-unlike-iceland-still-ok-180300130.html
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

Iceland's law stands out in a key way: Companies and organizations with at least 25 full-time employees must actually obtain government certification proving their pay policies are based on factors such as education, skills and performance, not gender.

News Iceland » Education: Lower pay for women illegal in Iceland

News channel or source: http://www.enca.com/life/paying-women-less-than-men-for-the-same-job-now-illegal-in-iceland
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

The 2017 Global Gender Gap Report ranks Iceland as one of the most gender progressive countries in the world. This is according to statistics that compare the gender pay gap across education opportunities, economic involvement, political empowerment and ...

News Iceland » Education: Community Notebook

News channel or source: http://www.observertoday.com/news/community-notebook/2018/01/community-notebook-298/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The Office of International Education at the State University of New York at Fredonia ... Students or community members interested in the programs are encouraged to attend: Magical Iceland – Jan. 25 at 5 p.m., in the Major Alice Conference Room in ...

News Iceland » Education: Iceland leads the way on closing gender pay gap

News channel or source: http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO1801/S00134/iceland-leads-the-way-on-closing-gender-pay-gap.htm
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

“Iceland is spearheading the fight against gender discrimination ... the burden of unpaid work, and lack of access to education. The Working Group on Human Rights and Business is currently carrying out consultations as part of a project to develop ...

News Iceland » Education: Bridging the gender gap

News channel or source: http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2018-01-21/bridging-the-gender-gap.html
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

Globally, Iceland is in the first position in terms of narrowing the gender gap, and Yemen is at the bottom. In 2016, among 144 countries, Nepal’s rank in economic participation and opportunity was 115/144, 123/144 in educational attainment, 92/144 in ...