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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.
New at UNU-FTP Julie Ingham and Stefán Úlfarsson
22 August 2017

Two new employees

The Fisheries Training Program has recently added two new employees to its staff; Julie Ingham joined the program in May and Stefán Úlfarsson at the beginning of August.
Dr. Agus Hermanto thanking the UNU-FTP
17 August 2017

Visit from Indonesia

On August 10th, our program was visited by a high-level delegation from the Republic of Indonesia. It was led by the vice speaker of the Indonesian parliament, Dr. Agus Hermanto. They were greeted by Mr. Thor Asgeirsson, the UNU-FTP deputy director. The two sides discussed some important topics of mutual interest.
FarFish team in Vigo, Spain
22 June 2017

Kick Off meeting with UNU-FTP and partners in FarFish, EU Horizon 2020 project

UNU-FTP is partnering in an EU Horizon 2020 project, FarFish, relating to improving the sustainability of EU fishing outside European waters. Within the project, the UNU-FTP is leading work related to capacity development and dissemination. The project launched last week with a Kick-Off meeting hosted by one of the project partners, CETMAR in Vigo, Spain.
7 June 2017

UNU-FTP announces voluntary commitments at UN Oceans Conference on SDG 14

This week, UNU-FTP is participating in the high-level United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development, convening at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The conference aims to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14.