27 January 2017

UNU-FTP fellow Chrisphine Nyamweya to defend PhD at the University of Iceland

Chrisphine Sangara Nyamweya of Kenya first came to Iceland as a fellow of the UNU-FTP in 2012. Through funding provided by the UNU-FTP, he enrolled in a doctoral programme at the School of Engineering and Natural Sciences a the University of Iceland. He will defend his PhD in Ecological Modeling at the Hátíðarsalur in the University of Iceland's Main Building on Monday, January 30th at 10:00.
16 January 2017

Welcome UNU-FTP Guest Lecturer, Dr. Barry Costa-Pierce

The UNU-FTP is pleased to welcome this year’s guest lecturer, Dr. Barry Costa-Pierce, who is currently the Chair of the Department of Marine Sciences at the University of New England. Dr. Costa-Pierce will present lectures at the Marine and Freshwater Research Institute January 23-25, 2017. These lectures are open to the public.
16 November 2016

UNU-FTP fellows in Russia meet with Ambassador

This week, former UNU fellows from Russia met with the Icelandic ambassador to Russia, Ms. Berglind Ásgeirsdottir.
UNU-FTP fellows at the University of Akureyri
19 October 2016

UNU-FTP Fellows visit Icelandic North

Last week, the UNU-FTP took its annual trip to the Northern part of Iceland for a series of lectures at the University of Akureyri visits to companies and organisations working in fisheries and fisheries related activities.
UNU-FTP director Tumi Tomasson and Ban Ki-moon
10 October 2016

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visits UNU Iceland Programmes

On Saturday, October 8, 2016, the Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, attended a seminar given by the UNU programs in Iceland on their work. The UNU programmes described how they address the challenges presented in the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations.
UNU-FTP fellows at Harpa in Reykjavik
23 September 2016

Welcome UNU-FTP fellows 2016-17

This week, the UNU-FTP welcomed the 19th cohort of fellows for annual six month training in Iceland.