26 October 2017

United Nations for 72 years

October 24th every year is UN day – it marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter, 72 years ago. On this occasion it is appropriate to reflect a little on how it came into being and the connection of the UNU-FTP program to the UN University.
14 September 2017

More exciting lectures

Tomorrow, Friday September 15th our guest lecturer, Ray Hilborn, will conclude his series of lectures at the UNU-FTP with two very exiting talks. They will take place at the UNU-FTP headquarters, Skúlagötu 4, 1st floor in the afternoon from 13:00 until 15:30.
13 September 2017

Ray Hilborn lectures tomorrow

Tomorrow morning September 14th our guest lecturer this year, the world renowned marine biologist Ray Hilborn, will give his first two lectures in a series of four.
11 September 2017

Celebrating with former fellows

This year is the 20th anniversary of UNU-FTP. We mark this in various ways, for example by inviting 22 former fellows to take part in the World Seafood Congress (WSC) and the Fisheries Exhibition (Icefish) held in Iceland this week.
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.