News list

8 September 2017

The 2017 UNU-FTP fellows are arriving

This year 21 fellows are taking part in our six-month training program, of which the majority is women. They are coming from 15 countries in Asia, Africa, Central America and the Caribbean region.
7 September 2017

Visit from the Namibian ambassador

On August 25th, our program was visited by the Namibian ambassador Ms. Morina Muuondjo. Mr. Thor Asgeirsson, the UNU-FTP deputy director, and staff members Ms. Mary Frances Davidson and Mr. Stefán Úlfarsson greeted her.
31 August 2017

Reschedule of the Hilborn Lectures

In order to make it possible for all interested parties to attend the whole series of Hilborn Lectures, organized by the UNU-FTP, without conflicts with activities concurrently being held at the World Seafood Congress in Reykjavik, it has been agreed on to shift his lectures slightly forward.
31 August 2017

Visit from the Sri Lankan ambassador

On August 25th, our program was visited by the Sri Lankan ambassador Mr. Jayantha Palipane. Mr. Thor Asgeirsson, the UNU-FTP deputy director, and staff members Ms. Mary Frances Davidson and Mr. Stefán Úlfarsson greeted him.
Ray Hilborn UNU-FTP guest lecturer 2017
29 August 2017

Ray Hilborn is UNU-FTP guest lecturer 2017

The world renowned marine biologist Ray Hilborn is UNU-FTP guest lecturer this year. He will be giving a series of four lectures at the program’s auditorium Skúlagata 4 this September. They are intended for the fellows of our six-month training programme, but, also, for the wider audience of fishery scientists in Iceland.
Iranian ambassador Mr. M. H. Habibol (center).
25 August 2017

Visit from the Iranian ambassador

On August 24th, our program was visited by the ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mr. Mohammad Hassan Habibollahzadeh.